Explore the latest research in psychiatric genetics and find out which psychiatric conditions are the most heritable. Dr. Smoller also discusses why the clinical boundaries between different psychiatric conditions are not as clear as we thought. Presented by Dr. Jordan Smoller, MGH Trustees Endowed Chair, Psychiatric Neuroscience; Professor, Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. (2017)
A recently released study shows asthma rates are falling thanks to efforts by physicians to avoid prescribing antibiotics to young children, except when necessary. The study shows that being prescribed antibiotics within the first 12 months of life is associated with almost double the risk of being diagnosed with asthma by age five.
Dr. Srinivas Murthy, a critical care specialist who is also trained in infectious diseases and an investigator at BC Children’s Hospital, is leading new high-quality research on COVID-19 treatment to help Canadians and people around the world.
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