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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...tion into the Alzheimer’s killer using chisels and hammers
to chip away at deeply buried clues,” Dr. Golde says. “Now we have the scientific tools and fancy machines that allow us to be so much more productive and to progressively solve this mystery,” he says. “It’s a new century.” Defining Alzheimer’s d...
Fewer Breast Cancer Patients to Get Chemo
...apy. If hormone drugs are highly focused pin-head hammers
compared to chemotherapy, medication like Herceptin is even more refined, targeting the one-fourth of breast cancers that have too much of protein on cell surfaces called HER-2 and leaves healthy cells alone. A woman's HER-2 status is the next facto...