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NIH funds biobank to support Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program

National Institutes of Health (press release) - ‎11 hours ago‎
As part of President Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI), the National Institutes of Health will award $142 million over five years to the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, to establish the world's largest research-cohort biobank for the PMI ...

Important life-changing medicine we wish existed

Her.ie - ‎10 hours ago‎
As females, there are so many everyday struggles and hardships that we have to endure, such as finding a nice outfit, making sure there isn't a hair on our perfect bodies and hoping that one day we will truly be considered equal to men.

Could Millennials Make Direct Primary Care Mainstream Medicine?

Forbes - ‎8 hours ago‎
The millennial generation could very well be the powerful driving force behind direct primary care's (DPC) market growth in the years to come.

Writing a prescription ... for a dose of electricity

CNBC - ‎18 hours ago‎
When we think about taking medicines, we imagine popping a pill, or perhaps receiving a shot or IV. Those methods target the chemical pathways of our bodies.
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Will The Tech Industry Take Over Medicine? - Video Interview With Vivek Wadhwa

Forbes - ‎4 hours ago‎
There's billions of dollars pouring into health startups and digital health technologies around the world. So will technology take over the healthcare industry?

Drought Effects: Water-related health problems on rise, medicine stock not inadequate

The Indian Express - ‎5 hours ago‎
waterless in marathwada, sharad pawar, marathwada, maharashtra water problem, water problem in Apart from medicine shortage, Jha alleged that vaccinations for newborns and pregnant women have also been stopped since March in Aurangpur, Beed.
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Engineering team develops novel technology to 'print' customized tablets for personalized medicine

Science Daily - ‎14 hours ago‎
A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have found a way to make personalized medicine cheaper and easier.

Precision Medicine Initiative and Data Security

The White House (blog) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Today, we are pleased to release the final Data Security Policy Principles and Framework (Security Framework) for President Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI). The types, breadth, and sensitivity of the personal health, genetic, and ...

Modern medicine means there's no need for menstruation at all

Daily Mail - ‎13 hours ago‎
Every month the fairer sex will suffer bloating, cramps and irritability as they menstruate for up to a week. But one doctor says modern medicine means women don't actually need to do this at all - and more and more women are taking contraceptives ...

Stop the nonsense: homeopathy has no place in medicine

Deutsche Welle - ‎20 hours ago‎
It's called personalized medicine. Scientific knowledge today is precise, thorough and verifiable. That's why the medical profession must not allow medicine to be devalued by unscientific and ideologically tainted belief-systems from the Napoleonic era.
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Weill Cornell Medicine Awarded Grand Challenges Explorations Grant to Conduct Groundbreaking Study of ...

Cornell Chronicle - ‎14 hours ago‎
New York, NY (May 26, 2016) - Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded a Grand Challenges Explorations Grant, an initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Weill Cornell Medicine announced today. The grant, which provides $100,000 in funding ...
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What if there were a medicine to make someone less prejudiced?

Washington Post - ‎13 hours ago‎
A cure for prejudice, all inside a piece of chewing gum: That's the premise of a new satirical video created by the Council on American-Islamic Relations.
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White House releases final Precision Medicine Initiative data security framework

Healthcare IT News - ‎13 hours ago‎
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the Office for Civil Rights will partner with NIST and other federal organizations and stakeholders to release a precision medicine-specific guide for the the NIST ...

Precision Medicine and the Changing Landscape of Research Ethics

Medscape - ‎18 minutes ago‎
President Barack Obama announced the launch of the National Institutes of Health Precision Medicine Initiative® (PMI) in January 2015 (Whitehouse.

Venezuelan Patients Dying Amid Lack Of Medicine

Sky News - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Almost no supplies of medicine or medical equipment, bodies left on hospital beds in corridors because the morgues are full and the refrigerators are broken.

Childhood cancer survivor returns to OHSU to study medicine

KATU - ‎2 hours ago‎
Shira's now back at OHSU, but this time, to study medicine. "I'm healthy and in school, and feeling very fortunate," she said.

Pregnant Women Are Regularly Taking Medicine That Could Harm Their Kids

Mother Jones - ‎16 hours ago‎
Marquita Smiley's first surprise was discovering she was pregnant. Her second was how miserable being pregnant felt. With her older daughter, she had experienced some mild queasiness.

Venom Medicine: What Does Not Kill You Makes You Cancer Free

Nature World News - ‎18 hours ago‎
However, the regulation of this toad venom medicine should be strictly implemented as this kind of venom has been to be toxic specifically to dogs.

EXCHANGE: Cancer surgeon opens holistic medicine clinic

SFGate - ‎19 hours ago‎
The business' motto says it all: "Where traditional and alternative medicine meet." Robinson-Asiso said she doesn't treat diabetes, thyroid issues, high blood pressure or cardiac issues.

Integrative Medicine Supporters Celebrate Milestone

University of Cincinnati - ‎7 hours ago‎
Transformation is often led by passion, and supporters of the UC Heath Center for Integrative Health and Wellness have a passion for seeing evidence-based integrative medicine therapies such as nutrition, yoga, massage, music, acupuncture, meditation, ...
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