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How Doctors And Researchers With Disabilities Are Changing Medicine : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image Bonnielin Swenor, an assistant professor of ophthalmology, has myopic macular degeneration. It hasn’t stopped her from having a prolific career as a researcher and epidemiologist. But until recently, she rarely discussed her disability with her peers, worried they would judge or dismiss her. Christopher Myers hide caption toggle caption Christopher Myers Bonnielin… Read More »

New tool could predict future cardiac health status for patients

Precision Wellness in Silicon Valley has validated a cardiometabolic disease predictive risk engine to accurately predict an individual’s future state of health. The study was performed as part of sponsored precision medicine research with Stanford University to evaluate nearly 417,000 individuals from a United Kingdom Biobank population that was tracked for six years. Risk models… Read More »