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Anti-Viral Drug Out Of Oregon Could Be Used To Treat Ebola

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 20, 2014

THURSDAY: Oregon State University professor Patrick Iversen helped develop a new anti-viral drug that could be used to treat Ebola.

Questions Raised By Response To Deadly Ebola Outbreak

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 13, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Bill Messer, an infectious disease expert, about the medicines available to treat Ebola and why, at this point, a focus on those could be counterproductive.

Ruth Ozeki On A Tale For The Time Being

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 28, 2014

TUESDAY: Novelist, filmmaker and Zen Buddhist priest, Ruth Ozeki, shares her thoughts on writing and the moments that make up a life.

Lauren Kessler On Turning Time Counterclockwise

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 2, 2014

THURSDAY: We're replaying an earlier interview with Eugene author Lauren Kessler. Her 2013 book, Counterclockwise, recounts her year of personal research into the world of anti-aging.

Lauren Kessler Fights Aging

OPB | Broadcast: July 25, 2013

Oregon author Lauren Kessler has taken on the world of anti-aging to discover the secret to staying young.

Statewide Alzheimer's Plan

OPB | Broadcast: July 30, 2012

The Alzheimer's Association of Oregon will talk about its just released statewide plan for the first time on Think Out Loud.

Non-Communicable Diseases in Developing Countries

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 20, 2011

The rise of non-communicable diseases such as cancer and heart disease in developing countries has prompted a meeting of United Nations leaders to discuss what should be done to curb the growth.

Origins of Disease

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 15, 2011

An international conference on the developmental origins of disease will be held in Portland this year. The founder of the research field, David Barker, is on the faculty at OHSU. He'll talk to us about his work.

Rebroadcast: Alzheimer's Disease Coverage

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 23, 2011

We listen back to our series on Alzheimer's Disease, which explored new research into the disease and its effects on patients and families.

Listening for an Alzheimer's Strategy

OPB | Broadcast: July 27, 2011

How are the state and national strategies for dealing with Alzheimer's disease being developed?

Living with Alzheimer's Disease

OPB | Broadcast: July 26, 2011

What's it like to have a parent or someone you love develop Alzheimer's disease? What help is out there?

New Directions in Alzheimer's Research

OPB | Broadcast: July 25, 2011

The Alzheimer's Association International Conference just wrapped up in Paris. What stood out there — and what new directions are being explored in Alzheimer's research in general?

The Economy and Domestic Violence

OPB | Broadcast: March 2, 2010

What role does the economy have in recent cases of domestic violence?