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Sutter, UPMC and DNAnexus forge precision medicine partnership

Sutter Health and biomedical informatics and data management DNAnexus are partnering on a study to improve personalized treatments for people with multiple sclerosis. As part of the partnership, the Genome Center at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) will generate clinical-grade genomic data from samples contributed by the program’s participants. WHY IT MATTERS Scientists… Read More »

[Book Review] A User’s Manual for the Human Body: How Traditional Chinese Medicine helps the body to heal itself

If there is one book you should read about health it’s a book written by Alex Wu, A User’s Manual for the Human Body: How Traditional Chinese Medicine helps the body to heal itself. This book is an incredibly valuable guide to Traditional Chinese Medicine, explained in the most simple terms.  The book will totally change… Read More »

Info for nearly 1M patients exposed on UW Medicine web server

A vulnerability on a website server at UW Medicine in Washington has resulted in a large data breach, affecting the records of nearly 1 million patients. A forensic investigation at the organization said information was exposed to the public through the vulnerability, although the most sensitive protected health information, including Social Security numbers, were not… Read More »