AI vs. MD (http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/04/03/ai-versus-md) In this article from The New Yorker Annals of Medicine, Siddhartha Mukherjee explores the unique features that make a skilled diagnostician, and then highlights research conducted by Sebastian Thrun in an effort to apply machine learning
“If you are what you eat, then I’m 95% coffee and ibuprofen” – Sarah Chen, MS1 student. While I’m honestly uncertain if this student consumes such vast quantities of Advil*, I know she (like many of us) needs a constant
Interesting read by Jerome Groopman of The New Yorker on 3D printing and medicine. Excerpt: “Before I left the lab, Kolesky showed me the incubator, a white box near the printer that was about the size of a dorm-room refrigerator.
Lack of Sleep May Shrink Your Brain Those few hours of sleep you’re getting at night because you’re studying or simply can’t go to bed may in fact later make your brain rattle in its cage. See the CNN article
MIT and Harvard neuroscientists explain why the practice helps tune out distractions and relieve pain.
HMS Scientists on the Link Between Chronic Stress and CVD A study conducted by HMS scientists suggests stress-induced overproduction of white blood cells may explain the link between stress and CVD. Interestingly, HMS scientists chose to study medical residents working
Depressive Symptoms in Medical Students and Residents: A Multischool Study. Background: This multisite, anonymous study assessed depressive symptoms and suicidal ideation in medical trainees (medical students and residents). Conclusions: Depression remains a significant issue for medical trainees. This study highlights