What if You Knew Your Unique Risk for Every Disease?
“Polygenic risk scores” total hundreds or thousands of genetic factors to predict your risk of disease. A new study validates scores for AFib, diabetes, breast cancer, and more.
Medicine, AI, and Bias: Will Bad Data Undermine Good Tech?
Artificial Intelligence models may help predict and prevent diseases. But recent research highlights the challenges they face in providing insights that work for all.
Better Biopsies? High-Speed 3D Cameras Could Be the Future
Engineers at Columbia University have developed a 3D microscope powerful enough for clinicians to assess tissue health, offering a faster and cut-free approach to biopsies.
The Role of Apps for Managing Mental Health
WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, speaks with Mena Mirhom, MD, Board-Certified Psychiatrist and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University, about the role of mental health apps in diagnosing and managing mental health conditions