Genetics

Race, medicine and the future power of genetic ancestry

Writing in the New England Journal of Medicine that they "do not believe that ignoring race will reduce health disparities" but rather that "such an approach is a form of naive 'color blindness' that is more likely to perpetuate ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Spotting an eating disorder in your college-age child

(HealthDay)—When your child enters college, the last thing you may be worried about is an eating disorder, but one expert says there are warning signs that parents shouldn't miss.

Ophthalmology

COVID-19 linked to potentially dangerous eye abnormalities

Researchers using MRI have found significant abnormalities in the eyes of some people with severe COVID-19, according to a study published in the journal Radiology. The study results support the need for eye screening in ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Should doctors talk about the placebo effect with their patients?

Clinical and laboratory studies demonstrate that placebo and nocebo effects influence various symptoms and conditions after the administration of both inert and active treatments. There is an increasing need for up-to-date ...

Health informatics

Designing and evaluating medical deep learning systems

Can better design of deep learning studies lead to the faster transformation of medical practices? According to the authors of "Designing deep learning studies in cancer diagnostics," published in Nature Reviews Cancer's ...

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