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Catherine O'Mahony: 'Sex ed in the 80s was a box-ticking exercise for nuns – this generation has a chance for enlightenment'

I remember it well. The nuns wanted nothing to do with it, back in the day. From memory they faded deliberately into the background on the day the Sex Talk was due to take place. We girls – 15 and fairly ignorant on the workings of the flesh – were ushered into the geography room… Read More »

New generation of therapeutics based on understanding of aging biology show promise for Alzheimer's disease

A comprehensive review of the clinical trial landscape, including current agents being studied for the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease (and other dementias), points to the need to develop and test drugs based on an understanding of the multiple effects of aging on the brain. “Alzheimer’s is a complex disease with many different factors… Read More »