Tag Archives: Medicine

Apple's heart study signals a new era of medicine, and doctors are debating the results

Apple and researchers from Stanford Medicine released some new results from an eight-month study of more than 400,000 participants, who were given Apple Watches to monitor their heart rhythm to signs of a medical condition known as atrial fibrillation. The watches are not the newest version, which has an electrocardiogram built-in, but are able to… Read More »

‘Black Men in White Coats’ Inspires Black Youth to Pursue Medicine – EBONY

With the number of African-American men entering medical school on a steady decline, one organization is hoping to inspire more of our youth to pursue careers in medicine. Hundreds of students and parents, including Brittany Drake and her sons, attended the “Black Men in White Coats” summit this week in North Texas at UT Southwestern… Read More »

Facebook's controversies now extend to health and medicine issues – STAT

This story first appeared in “Go West,” STAT’s weekly newsletter about West Coast life sciences, health care, and biotech. Sign up here to receive it in your inbox. The Facebook controversies have come to the world of health and medicine. After last year’s scandals involving Cambridge Analytica and Russian trolls, this time the controversies concern anti-vaccine information… Read More »