Precision Medicine and Sharing Medical Data in Real Time: Opportunities and Barriers

Precision Medicine and Sharing Medical Data in Real Time: Opportunities and Barriers

Y. Tony Yang, ScD, and Brian Chen, PhD, JD Facilitating real-time data sharing while protecting individual privacy, reducing the risk of data misuse, and enhancing public trust becomes critical as precision medicine moves forward. ABSTRACT Sharing massive amounts of medical data is critical to precision medicine. The California Department of Public Health recently started to […]

Let Food Be Thy Medicine

Let Food Be Thy Medicine

by Adelheid Onyango and Bibi Giyose Adelheid Onyango is Adviser for Nutrition at the World Health Organization’s Regional Office for Africa and Bibi Giyose is Senior Nutrition and Food Systems officer, and Special Advisor to the CEO of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD). BRAZZAVILLE, Congo, Aug 14 2018 (IPS) – When faced with a […]

Lt. Hourigan earns Doctorate of Medicine degree

Lt. Hourigan earns Doctorate of Medicine degree

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Lt. Erin K. Hourigan USN is shown receiving her Doctorate of Medicine Degree at commencement ceremonies for the Uniform Services University of the Health Science. Graduation took place on May 19, 2018 at The Daughters of the American Revolution, Constitution Hall, Washington, D.C. Dr. Hourigan is a 2012 graduate of the University […]

Chinese medicine talk, August 30

Chinese medicine talk, August 30

Thursday, August 30 Noon to 1 p.m. 2 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116 Herbalist, acupuncturist and qigong master De-Guang He will speak about Chinese herbal medicine at the Chinatown branch library. Please follow and like us: This post is also available in: Chinese About Web This account is used for general posts from other sources […]

SHSU proposed College of Medicine moves forward in accreditation process

SHSU proposed College of Medicine moves forward in accreditation process

HUNTSVILLE, Tex. (KBTX)- Sam Houston State University has reached a key milestone in the mission to support the state’s rural healthcare needs. On Tuesday, Aug. 14, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board approved SHSU’s doctorate in osteopathic medicine, bringing the university one step closer to helping millions living in rural and underserved areas of East […]

United Hospital Center displays George Washington exhibit showcasing his influence on medicine

United Hospital Center displays George Washington exhibit showcasing his influence on medicine

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Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital named among 'Best Hospitals' by US News & World Report

Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital named among 'Best Hospitals' by US News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report has recognized Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital in its 2018-19 Best Hospitals rankings. Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital is ranked No. 13 in Chicago Metro and No. 16 in Illinois. Delnor Hospital joins three other Northwestern Medicine hospitals on the Best Hospitals in Illinois and Chicago list. Northwestern Memorial Hospital is the […]

Lack of food and medicine pushed 2.3 million to flee Venezuela: UN

Lack of food and medicine pushed 2.3 million to flee Venezuela: UN

UNITED NATIONS – About 2.3 million Venezuelans have fled their crisis-hit country mainly because of a lack of food as severe shortages of medicine has left thousands at risk, the U.N. spokesman said Tuesday. The Venezuelans have fled to Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Brazil. “People cite the lack of food as their main reason for […]