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    Sunday, May 17th, 2009

    Patent Dispute Prevents Patients From Getting Promising Drug for Lou Gehrig’s Disease


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    Speaking of the debate over patents interfering with medical care: A promising new drug for treating Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS) is not available to patients due to a patent dispute.

    Friday, January 23rd, 2009

    Testosterone Research and My Latest Washington Post Book Review


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    In this Sunday’s Washington Post, I reviewed Hannah Holmes’s book The Well-Dressed Ape.  Overall it was a pretty positive review, but I criticized her for […]

    Saturday, January 17th, 2009

    Halucinate Without Drugs – AKA Fun With Neuroscience


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    Wouldn’t it be fun to hallucinate on your lunch break without all those pesky drugs? Here’s how.

    Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

    Why New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Work — The Neurology of Change


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    Why do so many New Year’s resolutions fail? Because of this basic neurology …

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