Tag Archives: Doctors

What These Medical Journals Don’t Reveal: Top Doctors’ Ties to Industry

This article was reported and written in collaboration with ProPublica, the nonprofit journalism organization. One is dean of Yale’s medical school. Another is the director of a cancer center in Texas. A third is the next president of the most prominent society of cancer doctors. These leading medical figures are among dozens of doctors who… Read More »

My Body Was Destroying Itself—and It Took Doctors 5 Years to Figure Out Why

Jen BabakhanNov 29 Imagine Florida being too cool: That’s the case for this woman with a rare condition called cold agglutinin disorder. When the temperature dips below 75 degrees, her body turns on itself. Courtesy Bioverativ Sometimes you wake up more tired than usual. Sometimes the weight seems to pile on for no reason. But… Read More »

Could machines using artificial intelligence make doctors obsolete?

Artificial intelligence systems simulate human intelligence by learning, reasoning, and self correction. This technology has the potential to be more accurate than doctors at making diagnoses and performing surgical interventions, says Jörg Goldhahn, MD, MAS, deputy head of the Institute for Translational Medicine at ETH Zurich, Switzerland. It has a “near unlimited capacity” for data… Read More »