Tag Archives: Medicine

Health & Medicine – Science News

Science News was founded in 1921 as an independent, nonprofit source of accurate information on the latest news of science, medicine and technology. Today, our mission remains the same: to empower people to evaluate the news and the world around them. It is published by Society for Science & the Public, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) membership… Read More »

How Drug Companies Are Using Your DNA To Make New Medicine – The Wall Street Journal

23andMe’s booth at the RootsTech trade show in Salt Lake City, Utah, earlier this year. Photo: george frey/Reuters By Denise Roland Denise Roland The Wall Street Journal Biography @deniseroland denise.roland@wsj.com July 22, 2019 Genetic test-kit company 23andMe Inc. has for years used saliva to tell millions of consumers how closely related they are to Neanderthals… Read More »

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 »