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Feasibility Study Finds Informative Digital Biomarkers of Dementia

Combining wearable devices, handheld devices and digital apps lets researchers tell the difference between people with early dementia and those without it.
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Big Data and Clinical Genomics

Progress Is Being Made Toward Using Big Data for Genomics-Guided Precision Medicine Precision medicine springs from a paradox. On the one hand, researchers in the...
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AI IDs Five New Breast Cancer Subtypes that May Aid Precision Treatments

Scientists headed by a team at the Institute of Cancer Research, London (ICR) have used artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to discover...

Wearable Data Revolution

There is no doubt the age of wearable monitors is upon us. Sales of physical activity monitors have increased dramatically from 15 million in...
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Single Genetic Variant Associated with Cannabis Abuse

Researchers from the Danish psychiatric project (iPSYCH) report that they have found a specific gene that is associated with an increased risk of cannabis...
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Study of Multiethnic Groups Reveals 27 New Disease-Associated Variants

Researchers analyzed DNA from nearly 50,000 people of non-European decent and found 27 new genetic variants associated with chronic diseases, including high blood pressure,...
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New Diabetes Gene Revealed by Largest Ever Genomic Study of Sub-Saharan Africans

A new study has revealed a novel gene associated with Type 2 diabetes. The study, which was published in the July 19, 2019 issue...
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Seven Bridges Expands into Serbia

Seven Bridges, a biomedical software and data analytics company, plans to expand operations into Novi Sad, Serbia, to meet growing demand for its products and services.
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Syapse, Pfizer Ink Real-World Data Precision Oncology Collaboration

Precision cancer care company Syapse has announced it has entered a strategic alliance with pharmaceutical company Pfizer that will use real-world evidence to help...

Flatiron Health, Foundation Medicine Publish Study Validating Clinico-Genomic Database

The study validates that real-world data obtained from routine clinical care to create a multi-institution clinico-genomic database can yield clinically meaningful insights.
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