Tag Archives: Research

  • TED Talk Highlight: What Doctors Don’t Know

    Posted on September 28, 2015 by Editor in Articles.

    Dr. Ben Goldacre joins us from TED to give a sobering look at the state of medical research, specifically the publication bias that journals have to push positive results, rather than negative. He starts with a story about a precognition study that *was* published, and how immediately ten more studies showed it to be erroneous […]

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  • TED Talk: Francis Collins

    Posted on August 12, 2015 by Editor in Articles.

    Human life expectancy has increased from 48 to 79 in the last 100 years, thanks to us mapping the molecular basis of about 4000 diseases. So why have we only found treatments for about 250 of them? Francis Collins – an American physician-geneticist noted for his discoveries of disease genes and his leadership of the […]

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  • How Medical Research Works

    Posted on July 30, 2015 by Editor in Articles.

    Arul M. Chinnaiyan was born near Cleveland, Ohio, but spent his first years in a suburb of Chicago, the elder of two sons whose parents came from India. His father was an electrical engineer, his mother a housewife. Chinnaiyan graduated from Michigan and remained there as an assistant professor in pathology and urology. He established […]

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