physician-scientist, author, editor. My new book is #DeepMedicine https://t.co/qin1EM5r23
The relationship of blood pressure and #brain structure over human lifespan: implications for treating BP earlier (~age 40) and lack of connect w/ #Alzheimers by et al #OA @TheLancetNeuro @jmschott @JBar_UK @ucl @UCLIoN @UCLBrainScience @drcionucl
"It is one of the latest examples of how companies across sectors are digitizing operations to increase efficiency, reduce human error and free up employees for tasks that require more human judgment" Works for @Airbus , could also do so for medicine.
Does #obesity lead to shorter or longer life expectancy? This #dataviz and explanation is very instructive, a perfect teaching tool. By @albertocairo , author of forthcoming book How Charts Lie, in @sciam ($)
@JAMADerm @UniHeidelbergB @natureTW The skin markings and the ruler are prototypic of "label leakage " And this "Do No Harm " roadmap is #AIfree access for 30 days, so if you d @NatureMedicineon 't have access, but have interest, suggest downloading it
Today US Preventive Services Task Force new recommendations for #BRCA screening in women w/multiple @JAMA_current papers, editorials. I think this one summarizes the status best, by Rachel Yung, @laroo_wa @JAMAOnc Still evolving....the story in men ignored
The #US now spends more than $11,000 per person for healthcare, while the #UK ~ $4,000. Yet life expectancy has declined in the for each of the past 3 years, while it continues to increase in the (graph adopted from )
My favorite papers challenge biomedical dogma. Here's my summary of the ones in 2018 that provided evidentiary shakeups.
I try to keep my head down, but this crosses the line. It's time for Director to stand up to this form of censorship. Please.
For the 1st time in US history, the lines crossed in 2017. #Healthcare became our largest source of jobs, exceeding retail. Data from
As I approach a decade on @Twitter , some things I've learned for it's utility for science and medicine: 1. By using (exported as a PDF format), I can usually find any article I've cited, searching a word or hashtag. So tweeting became my 1° archival method
Whoa. The gut #microbiome of elite athletes (marathon runners) has a bacterium that enhances performance, makes mice run longer, and this is mediated via lactate metabolism @NatureMedicine (file under more amazing stuff)
The human gut #microbiome never ceases to amaze me. Now a discovery of a bacterium that coverts Type A or B blood to type O, with big implications for blood transfusion. by Steven Withers an @NatureMicrobiol co @PRahfeldleagues @UBC