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Jan 23, 2018

A new way of capturing the molecular alterations of cancer

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
Mayo Clinic researchers have a new way of plotting how cancer has progressed deep within a patient’s genetic blueprint. It’s a new graphing method called the Genome U-plot that reveals genetic changes taking place on a molecular level. The Genome U-plot’s two-dimensional layout and high spacial resolution make it possible [...]
A new way of capturing the molecular alterations of cancer
Jan 15, 2018

Artificial intelligence: Will a machine pick your next medication?

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
What once may have seemed like a scene from a 22nd century sci-fi movie is reality today. High-speed, big data processing computers combine artificial intelligence with human know-how to crack complex health care conditions. This deep computer analysis may unveil new patterns that could bolster your health care provider’s ability [...]
Artificial intelligence: Will a machine pick your next medication?
Jan 9, 2018

Twins take action: diagnosed with Tay-Sachs, sisters raise awareness to find treatment and a cure

By Sharon Rosen @sharonhrosen
Many people have moments when they are clumsy – accidentally spilling things or stumbling when they walk. In hindsight, these events were early signs that twins Katie and Allie Buryk had late onset Tay-Sachs disease, a rare genetic disorder. But it wasn’t until one day when the two sisters were [...]
Twins take action: diagnosed with Tay-Sachs, sisters raise awareness to find treatment and a cure
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