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Structural discrimination: COVID-19 illuminates healthcare inequalities for blacks

The disparities have long been documented. Black people are more likely than white people to die from cancer. They are ...
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American teens lose access to mental health care at 18 – with disastrous results

Age 18 is a particularly difficult time for a person to drop out of — or lose access to — ...
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Podcast: Can you inherit more than half your genes from one parent? Debunking genomic myths and misconceptions

Is there such a thing as a perfect genome? Kat Arney explores the myths and misconceptions about genetics, genomics and ...
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Viewpoint: AI has one glaring weakness in health care: There’s no human touch

It might be that, as physicians who work in a public health care system that relies on fax machines, carbon ...
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US life expectancy edges upward as cancer death rate drops

The number of fatal drug overdoses declined for the first time in 28 years, and U.S. life expectancy at birth ticked upward for the ...
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If you face a life-or-death medical crisis, can you trust artificial intelligence (AI) to make the best decision?

Deep learning will radically change aspects of our medical care. How well do we need to understand how AI tools ...
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Viewpoint: Synthetic biology, and the quest to engineer life, will define a generation

More than ever, the systemic and slowly unfolding problems in our world today will define my generation. From petroleum-based production ...
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Artificial intelligence could revolutionize health care, but there’s no guarantee that will be a good thing

AI-driven medical tools could democratize health care, but some worry they could also worsen inequalities ...
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AI has the power to advance healthcare. Here’s why it hasn’t yet ‘moved the needle’

The promise of AI to solve our health and wellness woes almost seems inevitable. From DeepMind’s algorithms that match or ...
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Viewpoint: Aggressive US approach to cancer doing ‘more harm than good’

To paraphrase [author and oncologist Siddhartha] Mukherjee, testing represents an inversion—or perversion--of the Hippocratic oath to do no harm. A ...
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Here’s how artificial intelligence could ‘poison’ healthcare

Artificial intelligence is often hailed as a great catalyst of medical innovation, a way to find cures to diseases that ...
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Can biohacking transform our homes into ‘hospitals of the future’?

The need of having a higher quality of care and more control and transparency over individual healthcare are affecting the ...
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A matter of trust: Why anti-vaxxers are wary of Big Pharma

Vaccine opponents often share a conviction that the health care system is more interested in profits and power than helping ...
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3 ways artificial intelligence could enhance medical care and help us live longer

When it comes to the future of healthcare, perhaps the only technology more powerful than CRISPR is artificial intelligence. ...
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Making a push for synthetic biology in Europe

Within a few years synthetic biology has evolved from being a new player in the molecular biology and biotech arena, ...
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Personalized medicine, big data could lead to better control of our own health

At Singularity University’s Exponential Medicine conference in San Diego ... Dr. Ran Balicer, director of the Clalit Research Institute in Israel, painted a ...
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Neanderthals’ healthcare skills helped them survive through Ice Age

Neanderthals cared for their sick and wounded, and new research suggests this well-documented behavior was more than just a cultural ...
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Can artificial intelligence give us a more efficient health care system?

To understand the benefits that artificial intelligence can bring to the world of human medicine, consider the case of Ayako ...
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Could a fake surgery really make you feel better?

Did you know placebo surgery occur? Some believe they are the next realm of understanding more about the effect of ...