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BMC Medicine at ESC Congress 2018
BMC Blogs Network (blog)
Brian Ference from the Chinese Precision Medicine Initiative presented a talk on the benefit of reducing plasma lipoprotein(a) (Lp[a]) in patients. Lp(a) is associated with cardiovascular disorders, and genome-wide association studies (GWAS) show the ...

Women, older patients with sarcoma more likely to use complementary medicine
MUNICH — The use of complementary and alternative medicine for sarcoma, gastrointestinal stromal tumors or desmoid tumors appeared more common among women and older patients, according to study results presented at European Society for Medical ...

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Where wearables fit into the future of precision medicine
Healthcare IT News
"We are now seeing the information along with medicine providing the potential for better health outcomes," said Divakar Ramakrishnan, chief digital officer of Eli Lilly. "The devices, wearables, sensors – when you take that info along with fairly ...
Do wearables have a role to play in precision medicine?MedCity News

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Exploring the Effect of Data on Precision Medicine Research
Medical Bag
Current collection of behavioral and social data by precision medicine researchers is increasingly done using EHR data, as opposed to self-report methods such as surveys. However, extraction and use of EHR data poses challenges of inconsistencies or ...

Houston Public Media

Grant to Provide Full Scholarships for UH College of Medicine Second Year Students
Houston Public Media
The John M. O'Quinn Foundation has given the University of Houston (UH) College of Medicine a $3.5 million grant to provide full four-year scholarships to one-third of the college's second-year class, UH announced this week. The college's second year ...

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Groups Call for Lifestyle Medicine, Policies Addressing SDOH
“Much of the discussions around health care reform involve taking the same playing pieces and moving them around differently,” Dysinger explained. “There's no real opportunity for a long-term win. Lifestyle Medicine uniquely offers completely new ...

Caligiuri, Califano, Gottlieb among new members of National Academy of Medicine
The Cancer Letter Publications
Caligiuri, Califano, Gottlieb among new members of National Academy of Medicine. The National Academy of Medicine announced the election of regular members and international members during its annual meeting. New members are elected by current ...

Jeffrey Hubbell named to National Academy of Medicine
UChicago News
Hubbell, who is also an elected member of the National Academy of Engineering, was selected for his work “pioneering the development of cell responsive (bioactive) materials and inventing biomaterials that are now widely utilized in regenerative ...

Stanford Medical Center Report

Visible and valued: Stanford Medicine's first-ever LGBTQ+ Forum
Stanford Medical Center Report
In his opening remarks, Lloyd Minor, MD, dean of the School of Medicine, emphasized Stanford Medicine's dedication to being a supportive environment for its LBGTQ+ members, and a leader in LGBTQ+ medical education, research and care. He also noted ...


Doctors in Quebec Will Soon Prescribe Museum Visits as Medicine
Yesterday, October 18, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) announced a new ordinance that may redefine our notions of healthcare. Starting November 1, physicians belonging to the Médecins francophones du Canada are able to prescribe ailing ...

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