Items Tagged ‘Healthcare’

July 18, 2017

Will health care improve if everybody has their DNA sequenced?

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

Rapid advances in genomic testing have led to better screening and individualized treatments for many diseases, including rare genetic disorders and cancer. Now that genetic testing is becoming faster and less expensive, should it become part of routine medical care for healthy people? Should everyone have their DNA sequenced to learn the medically informative code […]

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Tags: #big data challenges, #CIMCon17, #genomic data analysis, #Individualizing Medicine 2017, center for individualized medicine, DNA Sequencing, Dr. Keith Stewart, Genetic Testing, genomics, Healthcare, mayo clinic, medical research

September 19, 2013

Individualized Medicine Means Better Health Care

By AJ Montpetit AJ Montpetit (@ajmontpetit)

Individualized health care means better health care. Programs in the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine will lead to increased capabilities for doctors to predict and perhaps prevent some diseases, take earlier action when diseases do arise, and choose the most effective medications and treatments while minimizing their side effects. Learn about the Individualized Medicine […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, health care, Healthcare, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Clinic, mayo clinic

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