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Is There More to mRNA Than Vaccines?

Is There More to mRNA Than Vaccines? Written: April 2022 About five years ago I attended a Research Day program at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut. The guest speaker gave an enthusiastic view of the potential of mRNA (messenger ribonucleic acid). I would say I understood maybe 10% of what was presented. The person sitting next […]

 Can AI In Healthcare Save Lives?

Some visionary pundits believe the sci-fi genre has correctly predicted artificial intelligence (AI) may revolt against the human race and destroy it. At least in the short to medium term, I believe AI may save lives. As I wrote in Robot Attitude: How Robots and Artificial Intelligence Will Make Our Lives Better, AI is having […]

First Human Gets Lab-grown Heart Cells

iPS-derived cardiomyocytes Fifty-three years ago, the first human heart transplant took place at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. The daring surgery was performed by Dr. Christiaan Barnard. The world’s media covered the progress of the patient, Mr. Louis Washansky, on an hourly basis. Mr. Washansky lived with his new heart for 18 […]

Your Voice Diagnoses Your Heart

In the United States, about 610,000 people die of heart disease every year, accounting for one in every four deaths.[i] Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women.[ii] Dr. Amir Lerman, director of the Cardiovascular Research Center at Mayo has focused his research on coronary physiology. He conducted a two-year […]

Healthy Aging

The Winter 2016 issue of Healthy Aging Magazine includes a story I wrote for them. It is called Go Mobile For Better Health. The article is based on a peer-reviewed journal article called How mHealth Will Spur Consumer-led Healthcare. I discussed how new smartphone devices are enabling us to gather data about our health. I espouse people […]