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September 25, 2014
Members of both the health care community and the federal government assert that electronic health records (EHR) benefit medicine, both improving immediate patient care and also advancing medical research, but a lack of EHR interoperability standards may limit progress.
September 18, 2014
DNA testing may hold the key to early detection of cancer and immune disorders, and recent advances have shown that DNA methylation plays a critical role in the genesis of cancerous cells.
September 11, 2014
While common and prevalent diseases are often the target for blockbuster drugs, research and development into treatments for rarer diseases are making significant progress due to the ongoing evolution of genomic technology as well as government incentives.
September 4, 2014
An international team of scientists found that certain biomarkers can predict when radiation is appropriate for treating squamous cell cancer of the head and neck.