Tom Valeo is a freelance medical writer.
Beyond Insulin: Regulating Blood SugarReport from Neuroscience 2014
Research on diet, exercise, and using gene-spliced mice lead scientists to suspect that brain mechanisms may contribute up to half the control we have over glucose.
When a Drug Leads to Suspicions of Infidelity
In a small number of people, medicines used to treat symptoms of Parkinson's disease seem to trigger Othello syndrome, the delusional belief that one''s partner is having sexual relations with someone else.
Treatment for Adult-onset Pompe Disease Tried in First U.S. Patient
A surprise diagnosis led to a Florida woman's being the first patient in the United States to receive a new drug meant to stem the progressive muscle weakness of Pompe disease.
Where in the Brain is Intelligence?
Where in the brain is intelligence? From autopsies of famous Russians to a new model based on imaging studies, scientists keep looking.