Clays to Fight Bacteria? + Other Stories
Every week, we corral the best wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend bookmarking. This week: a pediatric brain tumor doctor argues for sex-specific approaches to treatment, a roundup of new research on the therapeutic value of metals, and a report of a mosquito virus that’s potentially more harmful to fetuses than Zika.
The New York Times
Doctors are studying a harmful mosquito-borne virus that could cause more damage to unborn fetuses than the Zika virus.
Neuroscientist Joshua Rubin examines how brain cancer affects men and women differently and questions whether the differences may hold the key for more-effective treatment for both sexes.
New findings on the progression of Alzheimer’s disease suggest that its development may differ depending on the patient’s race.