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Money, Medicine and Myopia

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 06.05.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I can't say, on the basis of evidence, that NIH is misdirecting vast fortunes from where they could do the most good within our lifetimes. But I certainly do believe it. What I can say is that biomedical research dollars are subject to the same myopia that tends to dominate our personal lives.

Innovation, Demand to Fuel Personalized Medicine Progress

Charles Buck | Posted 11.26.2012 | College
Charles Buck

In this era of global political revolution, fueled by an ongoing communications technology revolution, there is a quiet but equally profound revolution afoot in health care. It's called, simply, personalized medicine.

A Closer Look At Medical Research

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

The luminous promise of lifestyle to public health is clearly the rich, ripe and low-hanging fruit in the orchard of biomedical advance.

The Challenge Of Discovering New Medicines

Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney

One of the biggest challenges in finding new medicines is in the battle of infectious diseases, because the disease-causing microbes or organisms are constantly evolving to survive and they mutate quickly.