Research Reveals Heart Disease Risk Is Often Relative
At Brigham and Women’s Hospital, new research on the genetic roots of some inherited forms of heart disease is helping physicians to better target cardiovascular care with a family-centered approach.
Applying AI to Point-of-Care Diagnosis
Much of medicine has changed since the portable ultrasound expanded point-of-care diagnostics with its introduction 20 years ago. Now, Partners HealthCare’s MGH & BWH Center for Clinical Data Science has aligned with FUJIFILM SonoSite to apply one of those advances.
Partners Expertise, from Boston to Navajo Nation: The Brigham Outreach Program
Suboxone management for opioid patients. The latest in oral alternatives for diabetes. Liver-sparing medications to treat alcohol addiction. These are just a few of the life-saving lessons Chandima Deegala, B.S., PharmD, NCPS-PP, CTTS, will take back to Northern Navajo Medical Center in Shiprock, New Mexico.
Machine Learning Sheds Light on the Microbiome
As data availability, technology advances, and increasingly sophisticated algorithms have brought expanded applications of artificial intelligence (AI) to the fore, modern medicine has become increasingly adept at putting machine learning into practice. Among the many AI-driven precision medicine research projects is one aimed at C. difficile.
Exploring the Great Outdoors While Preventing Tick-Borne Illnesses
Summer is here, meaning more time spent outside—bringing health benefits as we engage in more activity. Those same outdoor activities, however, also carry the risk of tick exposure—and the tick-borne illnesses, including Lyme disease, they’re known to carry.
Climate Change Health Threats Awaken Physician Advocacy
The health threats of climate change—from asthma from decreased air quality to altered patterns of infectious disease—are well-documented. The issue is prompting typically advocacy-shy physicians—who are seeing the impact of climate change among their own patients grow to alarming rates—to mobilize.