All posts by Anna Fang

The Danger of Convenience and Information

This article was originally published in our Fall 2021 print issue. Direct to consumer (DTC) genetic companies, like 23andMe and Ancestry, made the science of genomics accessible to the ordinary consumer as early as 2010. The convenient process involves spitting in a vial and dropping it

A person holds a white pill up to their mouth.

Sex Bias in Pharmacological Studies

This article was originally published in our Spring 2021 print issue. Women have mainly been excluded from studies in pharmacology. This manifests in the exclusion of subject sex in the data parameters/summary and lack of separate analyses between male and female data. Possible dangers of