Three Grand Books: Genetics, Life and Death, and Humankind
Eric Topol summarizes three important, recently published books that focus on topics relevant to physicians and medical students.
Patients Going to Rio Olympics? Here's the Advice You Should Give
Although it receives the most attention, Zika is by no means the only health and security concern for travelers to the summer Olympics in Brazil.
The Brave New World of Biosimilars
The FDA answers Medscape's questions about biosimilars: how they are defined, evaluated, approved, and regulated.
How to Really Disrupt American Healthcare
Paraphrasing a new book about healthcare in the United States, Dr Lundberg lists 12 key 'disruptors' that could fix our healthcare system.
What Is Chromosome 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome?
Dr Donna McDonald-McGinn discusses how research into this microdeletion syndrome is shining a light on related conditions like autism, schizophrenia, and congenital heart disease.
Update: The Latest Evidence on Reducing CV Risk and Mortality
Dr Michael Blaha discusses the importance of coronary artery calcium in the MESA risk score calculator and the role of preexisting physical fitness in reducing later cardiovascular mortality.
Eric J. Topol, MD
Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Chief Academic Officer, Scripps Health; Professor of Genomics, The Scripps Research Institute; Senior Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape