Personalized medicine vs precision medicine

Personalized medicine vs precision medicine
For our website, we have chosen the term “precision medicine” rather than “personalized medicine”. A recent News article in Nature Medicine reinforces this concept (see here). I have had many of my non-genetic physician colleagues comment to me …

Alternative Medicine
Whether acupuncture can really help treat certain health conditions is controversial, and now two new studies on the ancient practice have reached mixed conclusions. Non-drug approaches that work best at relieving cancer-related fatigue may differ during …
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Best Colleges of Veterinary Medicine
In honor of U.S. News and World Report’s “2016 Best Graduate School Rankings” Veterinary Practice News decided to do its own survey on the best colleges to study veterinary medicine. VPN decided to ask and learn more about the survey’s best …
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Latest Medicine News

trendThe Precision Medicine Initiative
President Obama participates in a panel discussion moderated by Dr. James Hamblin of The Atlantic on the importance of PMI at the White House, February 25, 2016. It’s health care tailored to you. In his 2015 State of the Union address, President Obama …
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‘Hope is good medicine’
Joe Seeley began his first blog post after being diagnosed with leukemia in January 2011 with that optimistic observation. Seeley was well-known in the Champaign-Urbana community as a usability architect at Human Kinetics, the webmaster and a key team …
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Specialist in palliative medicine talks about easing suffering
A specialist in palliative medicine says understanding the wholeness of the patient is a key to helping him or her. Suffering is not something most people like to think about, but it is a very real and present condition, according to Dr. Vinti Shah, a …
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trendRight Medicine, Right Time Legislation to be Filed (Again)
State lawmakers gave themselves 12 days to come up with a map of new congressional districts. Time ran out a noon with no map, and as Mike Vasilinda tells us, one side refusing to keep working until next week. The meltdown began Friday morning when …
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Harbin Clinic Cedartown Family Medicine welcomes Dr. Karen Eberhart
She earned her medical doctorate degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, Fla. During her training, Eberhart was recognized for her performance in essentials of patient care and received the Kalra Award for Endocrinology.
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CVS Employee Charged With Stealing Medicine In Naugatuck
NAUGATUCK — A woman working at CVS was charged with stealing medicine Saturday, police said. Lyndsay Wasilus, 28, of Waterbury, was charged with sixth-degree larceny and possession of a controlled substance, police said. She was charged about 5 …
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LG Health expands agreement with Temple University School of Medicine

trendLG Health expands agreement with Temple University School of Medicine
For years, Temple University School of Medicine has sent students to Lancaster General Hospital for family medicine clerkships. Now the two organizations have expanded their agreement to include three more clinical rotation specialty areas: Obstetrics …
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An inside look at Hacking Medicine
There’s an element of performance anxiety when you’re doing anything in Cambridge. The city just has this palpable buzz of brainpower. This is particularly true when you gather 400-plus scientists, programmers, physicians and entrepreneurs for a …
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Chinese Herbal Medicine May Have Delayed Benefit in Stroke
The Chinese Medicine NeuroAiD Efficacy on Stroke Recovery (CHIMES) study was an international randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial of 3 months of treatment with the herbal supplement NeuroAiD (Moleac) started within 72 hours of symptom …
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trendKeck Medicine of USC receives million to establish cancer center
Tessa Stephenson Brand, Toni Stephenson, Emmet Stephenson. Tessa Stephenson Brand, Toni Stephenson and Emmet Stephenson, from left, have pledged $ 10 million to the Keck School of Medicine of USC. (Photo/courtesy of Stephenson family).
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What’s the best way to administer medicine to children? Not by teaspoon
The next time you dole out liquid medicine to your child, leave the silverware spoons behind in the kitchen drawer. In a policy statement published online this week, the American Academy of Pediatrics urged parents to use dosing cups with metric …

Hospital Medicine: Flexible Schedule for Better Patient Care
asked John Nelson, MD, a consultant at Nelson Flores Hospital Medicine Consultants, medical director at the Overlake Hospital Medicine Center in Bellevue, Wash., and co-founder of the Society of Hospital Medicine. Nelson spoke at a Hospital Medicine …
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Medicine drive-in/drop off in Bernards, improper disposal pose health

trendMedicine drive-in/drop off in Bernards, improper disposal pose health
The Rx Mission Drive-in/Drop-off is a medicine-collection program sponsored by the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office, the Somerset County Solid Waste Management Division and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (USDEA). The program is held in …

Hospital offers medicine disposal
Getting rid of unused and expired medicine can be tricky. If it’s not done correctly, the medications can be a danger to someone who takes them. CHI Health Schuyler is participating in the Nebraska MEDS Disposal Environmental Return System, sponsored …
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Trans Pacific Partnership will push medicine prices up, review finds
The proposed Trans Pacific Partnership is likely to push up the price of medicines, stop some Australians from taking their medicines and make it harder to restrict the sale of tobacco and alcohol, a comprehensive review of the deal between Australia …
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