Posts Tagged ‘personalized medicine’

Genomics and Myths of Merit in Health

May 25, 2021 — Obesity comes largely from an inheritance of susceptibility. But this fact is a challenge for many people to accept. Instead, they insist on explaining obesity and health as the result of choices and merit. Good choices beget good health. Bioethics professor Lisa Parker suggests that we give up some of these myths of merit and […]

Wrestling with Personalized Obesity Medicine

April 10, 2015 — Participating in Obesity Medicine 2015 is an experience like no other because it’s an intense exposure to hundreds of folks who devote their professional lives to wrestling with personalized obesity medicine. The members of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) at this meeting are at the front lines of translating a finite evidence base into […]