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Precision Medicine Researchers Identify New Alzheimer's Genes
Health IT Analytics
Researchers expect that these findings will help enhance the understanding of the genetic factors that lead to Alzheimer's development, which is a critical step toward eventually achieving effective and scalable precision medicine treatment. “Many of ...



Harvard Health

Depression risks in the medicine cabinet
Harvard Health
Are you taking a medication that has depression or suicidal thinking as a potential side effect? One or both risks have been linked to use of more than 200 prescription and over-the-counter pills, including medicines that treat high blood pressure ...



Progress Toward Personalized Medicine
R & D Magazine
Molecular analyses of individual cells are necessary to better understand the role of heterogenous cell populations in the development of diseases and to develop effective therapies for personalized medicine. Identifying individual cells in a mass of ...

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VinePair

I Love You, Doc: A Brief, Boozy History of Alcohol as Medicine
VinePair
Ancient Egyptians and Chinese are among the earliest adopters of booze as medicine; though in their cases, alcohol more as a vehicle for medicine, the way Red Bull is (why) a vehicle for vodka. According to Patrick McGovern, the UPenn professor who ...



Medical Device and Diagnostics Industry

Selfie Medicine Is a Thing, But Should It Be?
Medical Device and Diagnostics Industry
Selfie medicine requires using a mobile app to record a video of themselves taking prescribed medication for the sake of proving adherence. On one hand, it seems like an innovative solution to a major healthcare problem, as statistics show that up to ...



WBUR

The Doctors Without MDs: What Makes Osteopathic Medicine Different?
WBUR
McQuain is a doctor of osteopathic medicine, or DO, the other type of medical doctor in the United States. And while osteopathic physicians are fully licensed doctors with the same prescribing privileges as MDs, the American Osteopathic Association ...



Kansas City Star

The FDA approved a cannabis-based medicine. Here's who will benefit — and who won't.
Kansas City Star
Colby Patterson's seizures started when he was playing Candy Land. His big sister moved her piece, his mom moved hers and then it was 8-year-old Colby's turn. But he froze. Within a moment, he was right back in it and moved his piece past Candy Cane ...



Forbes

How Retail Mental Health Could Be Medicine's Next Frontier
Forbes
Throughout his residency and his last three years as a physician in psychiatry training at Mather Hospital in New York, Dr. Tamir Aldad saw upfront how thousands of mental health patients each year were sent home from the emergency room knowing they ...



KHOU.com

Former doctor at Baylor College of Medicine gets probation for raping heavily sedated patient
KHOU.com
A former doctor at Baylor College of Medicine gets 10 years' probation for raping a patient while she was heavily sedated. Dr. Shafeeq Sheikh was found guilty of the crime Thursday. A rape kit tied him to the crime and hospital cameras caught him on ...

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Big Think (blog)

NYU School of Medicine: 'Free tuition for all students.'
Big Think (blog)
At an average of $55,000 per year in tuition, many students who enter NYU's School of Medicine end up following a career path that takes them into a high-paying specialty to offset their loans of $200,000 to $400,000. With that in mind, NYU has decided ...
New York U.'s School of Medicine Goes Tuition-FreeThe Chronicle of Higher Education
NYU School of Medicine to pay full tuition for all studentsHealthcare Dive
NYU Medical School Plans Free Tuition For Those Studying To Be DoctorsNPR
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