Category: In the news

Summer of drugs: Addyi and female sexual health

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved three medications this summer that represent medical breakthroughs in the treatment of heart disease and sexual desire. Alirocumab and evolocumab are the first in an entirely new class of injectable cholesterol lowering medications known as PCSK9 inhibitors while flibanserin—also known as “Addyi”—is the first FDA approved treatment

Neural networks. Neural networks? Neural networks!

Google has received a flurry of media attention recently for their psychedelic image generation technique via neural networks (called inceptionism).  A handful of fascinating links have sprouted up concerning neural network techniques, so I’ve collated a handful here with some commentary.   1. As always, wikipedia is the best place to start.  The specialized articles