In the past year, it was estimated that 5.2 million Americans were suffering from the Alzheimer’s disease, a disease that causes memory, thinking and behavioral issues and currently has no cure. A research team at Stony Brook University, led by Helene Benveniste, M.D., Ph.D., Professor in the Departments of Anesthesiology […]
History of Prosthetics Like modern technology, such as smart phones and tablets, the emergence of medical technology has gained its share of appreciation and public marvel. In 2012, the first amputee competed in the London Olympics with bionic legs. Similarly, after tragic events, such as the Boston Marathon bombing of […]
Heart Disease: The Killer It’s no secret that cardiovascular disease is a significant burden on the health and economy of the United States. According to CDC, cardiovascular disease claimed around 780,000 lives in 2010, accounting for about 25% of total deaths that year. Of major heart diseases, coronary heart disease […]
“The more you explore an area, the more questions you can see,” says Dr. Anne Moyer of Stony Brook’s Department of Psychology and Faculty Director of the Undergraduate College of Science and Society . Dr. Moyer has had a long-held interest in cancer and studies the psychosocial issues that surround […]
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