Articles by Moises Velasquez-Manoff

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He Got Schizophrenia. He Got Cancer. And Then He Got Cured.
Moises Velasquez-Manoff – The New York Times, 1 Oct 2018

A bone-marrow transplant treated a patient’s leukemia — and his delusions, too. Some doctors think they know why.

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How to Make Fun of Nazis
Moises Velasquez-Manoff – The New York Times, 4 Sep 2017

By undercutting the gravitas white supremacists are trying to accrue, humorous counterprotests may blunt the events’ usefulness for recruitment. Brawling with bandanna-clad antifas may seem romantic to some disaffected young men, but being mocked by clowns? Probably not so much.

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Health Secrets of the Amish
Moises Velasquez-Manoff – The New York Times, 8 Aug 2016

Disease emerges from the dance between genes and environment. The asthma epidemic may stem, at least in part, from the decline of our “old friends” — the organisms our immune systems expect to be present in the environment. The newly sneezing upper classes in the 19th century may have been the first to find themselves without these old friends. Now most of the developed world has lost them.

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