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We can make choices to protect our brains & prevent late-life Alzheimer’s by following some steps proven to prevent dementia & sharpen your mind.
Polygenic risk scoring is a new tool that will allow doctors to provide precisely tailored medical advice and preventive medicine that matches your specific genetic risk.
Most people don't need to worry about getting cancer because the body has multiple robust mechanisms to protect us against that disease.
Dogs suffer from almost every psychiatric disorder that afflicts humans—all except one: schizophrenia. Why is that?
We are already seeing benefits as well as downsides of new medical technology such as A.I, IoT, and CRISPR, but there is still so much we don't know.
Epigenetic modifications and brain plasticity allow us to modify our behaviors throughout our lifetimes.
When Sonia Vallabh learned she had a lethal mutation, she and her husband became scientists and helped shine light on the fate of fatal mutations.
Mental health is a global health crisis, but there are 3 key ways to tackle this, according to Arshya Vahabzadeh, MD, Harvard Medical School faculty of psychiatry.
Violence is deeply rooted in our genes, but the good news is that we have the tools to overcome our genetic imperative—societal order, morals, ethics, and, if all fails, police and a judicial system.
The 6 winners of the GETy Awards demonstrate that an open source approach Is key to accelerating human health advances.
We have known for years that race matters in medicine; lack of diversity in biomed research is one of the problems. Esteban Burchard MD, MPH explains.
Arshya Vahabzadeh, MD presented his vision in the talk, The Future of Psychiatry, and discussed six new trends that will shape the way mental health is assessed and treated.