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Stories by Melinda Wenner

What makes pancreatic cancer so deadly?

Last week, NFL great Gene Upshaw passed away suddenly from pancreatic cancer. Oncologist Allyson Ocean explains how the illness felled Upshaw only four days after doctors found it

August 25, 2008 — Melinda Wenner

The Danger of Stress

Getting stressed isn't just a state of mind. It can also seriously harm the body.

August 15, 2008 — Melinda Wenner

Mind Reviews: Books, Movies & More

Reviews and recommendations from the August/September 2008 issue of Scientific American MIND

August 1, 2008 — Melinda Wenner, Nicole Branan and Corey Binns

Going with His Gut Bacteria

The body and its intestinal flora produce chemicals with hidden health information, Jeremy Nicholson has found. Someday treating disease may mean treating those bacteria

June 17, 2008 — Melinda Wenner

Mind Reviews Books, Movies and More

Reviews and recommendations from the June/July 2008 issue of Scientific American MIND

May 22, 2008 — David Dobbs, Melinda Wenner, Nicole Branan and Christopher Intagliata

Mind Reviews Books, Movies and More

Reviews and recommendations from the April/May 2008 issue of Scientific American MIND

April 3, 2008 — Nicole Branan, Richard Lipkin, Melinda Wenner and Corey Binns
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