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Cerner, Claritas to work on integrating NGS into care

Health IT vendor Cerner is working with Claritas Genomis to develop tools and connectivity to integrate genomic testing into healthcare practice. The initiative to advance personalized medicine aims to better integrate results from next generation sequencing (NGS) diagnostic testing into delivering care to patients. The companies say they intend to develop a rapid, scalable laboratory… Read More »

How I found light at the end of the very dark tunnel that acne plunged me into – The Guardian

Opinion Acne Simon Troeth The condition and its after-effects have shaped my character in ways I’m only now beginning to understand. Mostly positive It’s usually special and a bit thrilling to be told that you’re one in 200,000. But when I turned 17 and my cystic acne hit like a category 5 cyclone, I felt… Read More »

An important step for regenerative medicine: Human blood cells can be directly reprogrammed into neural stem cells

Stem cells are considered to be the all-rounders of our tissues: they can multiply indefinitely and then – if they are pluripotent embryonic stem cells – generate all conceivable cell types. In 2006, the Japanese scientist Shinya Yamanaka recognized that such cells could also be produced in the laboratory – from mature body cells. Four… Read More »