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Why Race Matters in Medicine [Video]

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.
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6 Trends That Reimagine Mental Health and Psychiatry

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.
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The Biologic Clock of Aging

What we have learned about the biologic clock of aging goes beyond satisfying the curiosity of how long we are destined to live.
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Technologies That Will Disrupt Healthcare in the Next 5 to 10...

Innovative technologies in diagnosis, treatment, and care delivery will disrupt healthcare within the next 5-10 years.

What’s Wrong with Serial Killers and Mass Murderers?

Serial killers and mass murderers aren't normal - but what exactly is wrong with them?
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Is There a Neanderthal Lurking in Your Genes?

Those of you who are European or Asian ancestry probably wouldn't exist today, at least not in your present form, if were it not for the Neanderthal lurking on your genes.
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The 1 Thing That Makes Humans Different from Animals

We like to believe we're unique. So what makes humans different from animals?
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3 Big Scientific Breakthroughs That Will Change Our Lives

Here are 3 scientific breakthroughs that are sure to change our lives - but, we don't yet know whether the change will be for the better....or worse.

The Biology of Friendship

At first sight, friendship seems like a human construct outside the realm of biology. But recent studies in animal behavior describe social bonding across the biological world.
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My Conversation With The ‘Father of Personalized Medicine’

Although we are still early in the genomic revolution, Dr. Ralph Snyderman, the 'Father of Personalized Medicine,' says we already know enough to practice personalized predictive care right now
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CollabRx: Applied Oncogenomics for Doctors & Patients

According to George, his company "deals with molecular changes in cancers and tries to help doctors [find] the best targeted therapies for patients with advanced cancers or cancers that are capable of becoming advanced cancers."
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Genia Technologies: A Game-Changer in DNA Sequencing

Smaller, lower cost units will allow DNA sequencing to be decentralized and democratized, making it affordable for patients everywhere.