Mark and I began our conversation by reflecting on historical medical achievements, highlighting the transformative impact of vaccines, especially the Salk polio vaccine, and the remarkable progress in open-heart surgery.

During my lifetime, there have been several seminal breakthroughs in medicine that greatly changed our ability to prevent or treat disease. Part 1, below, describes several of them. I have a good idea of what some of the next ones will be.

Join host Cameron English, Dr. Chuck Dinerstein and Dr. Barbara Billauer as they break down these stories on Episode 58 of the Science Dispatch podcast:

The short report is published in Science.

In 2021, I highlighted the impact of rapid weight loss programs on your basal metabolic rates (BMR) and your ability to sustain any intense exercise activit

What exactly is Ozempic?