The Remarkable History and Impact of HeLa Cells in Research 

October 2, 2023

The discovery of HeLa cells is a story that is as fascinating as it is controversial. In 1951, a young Black woman named Henrietta Lacks was diagnosed with cervical cancer. Unbeknownst to her, her cancer cells would go on to become one of the most important tools in modern medical research. HeLa cells, as they … Read more

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The Latest in Alzheimer’s Research: Advances in Understanding and Potential Treatments

September 20, 2023

What is Alzheimer’s Disease?  Alzheimer’s disease is a complex neurological condition that causes cognitive decline, memory loss, and behavioral changes. It is the most common cause of dementia, a progressive loss of intellectual functioning, affecting millions of individuals worldwide. This progressive brain disorder impacts thinking, memory, and daily functioning, ultimately affecting a person’s quality of … Read more