Genetically predicting which drug is more harmful to whom and who is more likely to develop which disease is becoming a reality — a primer on pharmacogenomics and GWAS

Image by Elias Sch. from Pixabay

In health, America has been the standard that most countries in the developing world aspire towards — the coronavirus might have changed that

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

An explainer on the novel vaccine technology used against the novel coronavirus

Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay


The cost of protecting ourselves from the virus might be paid by our oceans — until conscious efforts are made

Photo by Nareeta Martin on Unsplash

Winter is coming and with it the novel coronavirus

photo created by diana.grytskuwww.freepik.com


Of all the Windows problems, this should be the easiest to fix

A sketch with bluetooth icon in the middle and connections to phone, pc, printer shown
A sketch with bluetooth icon in the middle and connections to phone, pc, printer shown
Image by 200 Degrees from Pixabay (with slight modification by the writer)

A simple scientifically proven nutritional score can help

Photo by Thomas Kelley on Unsplash


Find your eureka moments through reading

by kraphix on freepik.com

Schools impart knowledge but not necessarily understanding


Evolutionary genetics has the actual answer

Photo by Toni Cuenca on Unsplash


History

And the first death by telegraph — events from the early days of the electric telegraph

Telegraph — Image by Ray Shrewsberry from Pixabay

Fayyaz H Zafar

Physician by profession and nerd by choice. I read & write about science, medicine, technology & programming.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store