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Members Move Medicine: Advancing the primary care medical home – American Medical Association

The AMA “Members Move Medicine” series profiles a wide variety of doctors, offering a glimpse into the passions of women and men navigating new courses in American medicine. On the move with: David T. Tayloe Jr., MD, a pediatrician at Goldsboro Pediatrics in North Carolina. Dr. Tayloe is also a member of the North Carolina… Read More »

Medical News Today: New research may explain why evolution made humans ‘fat’

Scientists have compared fat samples from humans and other primates and found that changes in DNA packaging affected how the human body processes fat. Evolution made humans the ‘fat primate,’ researchers suggest. Our bodies need fat to store energy and protect vital organs. Fat also helps the body absorb some nutrients and produce important hormones.… Read More »

Low Cost Medical Devices for Low-Resource Regions: Interview with Prof. Saad Bhamla, Georgia Tech

Advances in medical technology continue apace, with sophisticated new medical devices and therapies becoming available on an ongoing basis. However, medical technology often comes at a premium, and for low-resource regions sometimes even relatively basic medical devices, such as hearing aids, are inaccessible because they are too expensive. Similarly, basic equipment, such as centrifuges, that… Read More »