Deep Brain Stimulation

August 14, 2019

DBS is an incredibly promising intervention for intractable neurological and psychiatric illness. What are the risks?

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The genome is static, but our ability to analyze it and interpret it is undergoing dramatic change,” said James Evans, a geneticist at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill

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NIH Guidelines have been updated to reflect changes to guidelines and the RAC has been renamed the Novel and Exceptional Technology and Research Advisory Committee (NExTRAC).

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A quiet but revolutionary new nat’l health policy goes into effect this week, ushering in changes that could lead to important medical discoveries that benefit most Americans. One problem. Implementing the change will require that our country’s health researchers make some fundamental changes in how they do business

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Human History, In One Chart

November 8, 2018

Almost all the gains in human wellbeing in history happened since the Industrial Revolution

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Procedures live on even after they’ve been proved ineffective. It can lead to harms and wasted resources

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As a high schooler in 1940s Poland, when all her classmates dug out their rattiest, most proletarian clothes for the Communist Party meeting, she wore her fur coat. More recently, when she heard that doctors at the local hospital had lodged an official complaint about her, she drove over to find out their motives herself

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Hints emerge that past environments could have influenced psychiatric disorders

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