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A Low-Fat Vegan Diet Reduces Risks of Disease

Faculty Editor: Professor Jeffrey DaCosta Dr. John McDougall, a renowned physician known for his stance on preventative medicine through adopting a whole foods, plant-based diet, published a study demon...

Are Insulin Injections a Drug of the Past?

Faculty Editor: Professor Jeffrey DaCosta An MIT research team holds plans for a potential drug capsule that could replace injection-based insulin treatment for those with type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabet...

Solving the Epidemic: Better Opioids

Faculty Editor: Professor Heather Olins The latest epidemic in America isn’t a virus, you won’t catch it from a friend. However, your doctor might give it to you. This epidemic is opioid addiction. Almo...

Unkillable Bacteria

A recent breakthrough at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) could provide the answer to killing the “unkillable”: drug resistant bacteria. Published on September 10, 2018 i...

The Opioid Epidemic and The Government’s Response

     Throughout its history, the United States has suffered through several drug epidemics. The most recent of these is the Opioid Epidemic, which is receiving increasing attention by the public as the epidemic...

An Unexpected Source for Cancer Treatment

A recent study, published September 5, 2017 by Jeremy Rich and colleagues at University of California announced a new potential treatment for brain cancer: Zika virus. Zika virus made headlines for its outbreak...

Unraveling Alzheimer’s One Gene at a Time

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, which causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior. It is a progressive disease that is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States (1)....