My latest piece for C&EN deals with a pretty common problem: hair loss. Researchers at Columbia University believe they may have found a new topical application for already FDA-approved drugs that seems to regrow hair on mice and on human skin grafted onto mice.
Check out my latest feature for Chemical & Engineering News to learn about how the brain changes during surgical anesthesia. Using electroencephalography, researchers have been able to match patterns to specific drugs.
In 2013, Justin Stratton was one of the many first responders addressing the atrocities that took place at the Boston Marathon. For WTBU and BU News Service, I asked him about his experience treating high school runner Sydney Corcoran.
by Grace Raver, Fink Densford, and Judith Lavelle
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In my parents’ day, surgeons gladly removed tonsils after a few sore throats, but as of late, the procedure is rarely done for the same reasons. Read about how this trend represents a much larger medical trend in my latest piece for BU News Service:
This morning, you can pick up a copy of the Globe and read all about how scientists are using human saliva, urine, and stool to save the world.
My latest for Boston University News Service: