A Big Data tool begins new era for biology and personalized medicine

Researchers from EPFL have developed a novel series of systems genetics tools to identify new links between genes and phenotypes. The work, a hallmark of EPFL’s endeavors into the advancement of open science, brings biology to the cloud and sets the stage for the development of precision medicine. The study is published in Cell Systems. Most […]

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IU cancer patients to test Purdue smartphone app for anemia detection

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University-led team of researchers developing an anemia-detection application for mobile devices received funding from the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute to evaluate the technology’s use in patients undergoing treatment for cancer. Anemia, a condition in which patients do not have enough healthy red blood cells to carry adequate […]

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How to get patients to share electronic health records

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Education is the key to getting patients to share their medical records electronically with health care providers, according to a new study from the University at Buffalo School of Management. Published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (September 2017), the study found that while patient education has typically focused on the benefits […]

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