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Digital Medicine: Digital Health, Plus Evidence, Plus Humility – Forbes

After breathlessly ascending the peak of inflated expectations, and careening down through the trough of despair, digital health seems poised to re-emerge, battered but not beaten, in the form of digital medicine: digital health plus evidence plus humility. Andy Coravos, CEO of Elektra Labs and co-organizer of the 2019 Harvard Digital Medicine Symposium. (Photo credit:… Read More »

What Does the ‘Best Evidence’ Say About Antidepressants?

According to the latest statistics,1 17.3 million American adults (7.1 percent of the adult U.S. population) and 3.2 million adolescents (13.3 percent of U.S. population aged 12 to 17) suffered at least one major depressive episode in 2017. Depression can interfere with personal and work relationships, reduce work or academic performance and affect physical health… Read More »

Study of Cellphone Risks Finds ‘Some Evidence’ of Link to Cancer, at Least in Male Rats

For decades, health experts have struggled to determine whether or not cellphones can cause cancer. On Thursday, a federal agency released the final results of what experts call the world’s largest and most costly experiment to look into the question. The study originated in the Clinton administration, cost $ 30 million and involved some 3,000… Read More »