Many veterans struggle with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, after returning home from war fronts. Symptoms may include panic attacks, flashbacks of horrible memories or nightmares. A program in Louisville, Kentucky, is designed to help veterans overcome PTSD symptoms through dancing. Faiza Elmasry has the story, narrated by Faith Lapidus.
Gates, whose foundation invests in improving healthcare in developing countries, said the global emergency response system was not strong enough and the ability to create new drugs and vaccines quickly was lacking
A team at the Johns Hopkins University's Department of Biology has discovered that a protein that helps neurons grow also triggers the release of insulin in the pancreas and may one day lead to early intervention in cases of Type 2 diabetes. Faith Lapidus reports.
A U.S. theater artist who created a program to help adults with memory problems has won a grant to expand her efforts. TimeSlips encourages people with memory issues, such as Alzheimer's disease, to look at random pictures and come up with stories based on what they see. It’s an effective method of helping patients improve their memory without the use of drugs. VOA’s Julie Taboh explains.