Author: Victoria Stern

Why is there not a vaccine for HIV?

Why is there not a vaccine for HIV?

Asks Alex from Philadelphia

By Victoria Stern | Posted November 17, 2008

The False-Memory Diet?

The False-Memory Diet?

Phony memories of bad food experiences may help dieters trim calories.

By Victoria Stern | Posted October 22, 2008

Planning the Future of Alzheimer's

Planning the Future of Alzheimer’s

Earlier diagnosis and treatment to keep the debilitating disease at bay will help families and victims prepare for the inevitable.

By Victoria Stern | Posted September 17, 2008

A Garden in the Bronx

A Garden in the Bronx

How a small urban farm is helping one community eat well without leaving the neighborhood.

By Victoria Stern | Posted September 5, 2008

Is coffee good or bad for your health?

Is coffee good or bad for your health?

Asks Alex from Philadelphia

By Victoria Stern | Posted June 9, 2008

A Woman in a Man's World

A Woman in a Man’s World

Reba Goodman defied tradition in making a name for herself in science.

By Victoria Stern | Posted June 6, 2008

Genetic Fingerprint for Loneliness?

Genetic Fingerprint for Loneliness?

Researchers link chronic loneliness to a change in gene activity.

By Victoria Stern | Posted February 20, 2008

Longevity in a Pill?

Longevity in a Pill?

After the red wine craze, new drugs hold more promise to fight the effects of aging.

By Victoria Stern | Posted January 23, 2008

Not that I'm thinking about trying it, but is cannibalism unhealthy?

Not that I’m thinking about trying it, but is cannibalism unhealthy?

– Asks Amanda from Philadelphia

By Victoria Stern | Posted January 21, 2008

HIV Treatment: A New Plan for Attack

HIV Treatment: A New Plan for Attack

A new drug blocks HIV’s entry into cells.

By Victoria Stern | Posted December 7, 2007