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[Barcode Diagnostics in Forbes] Can Cancer be beaten? The findings are surprisingly optimistic

Two revolutionary developments offer solutions that deliver medicines directly to the cancerous tumor – the Nano-Ghost system that operates like a ‘trojan horse’ in miniaturized stem cells and nano-metric diagnostic barcodes that help identify the most suitable drug treatment. These nano technologies may also prove helpful in contending with the coronavirus. Read more...

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Your body, disrupted

In April, scientists at Tel Aviv University “printed” the world’s first 3D vascularized heart using a patient’s own cells and biological material. This is just the tip of the medical iceberg. We expect healthcare to change in the next decade as disruptive technologies promise to improve patient outcomes, making medicine more personalized, effective, and interconnected. The Path to Personal Care: Genetics How similar do you think you are to a banana? You actually share 60% of your genetic code with this healthy snack. DNA is the core building block of every living thing, and minute changes in genetic codes are responsible for unbelievable differences between us. From 23andMe DNA tests providing personalized reports about your ancestry to Igentify revolutionizing genetic testing and counseling, scientists are harnessing our understanding of genetics to provide real value to society. Medicine still relies heavily on general population statistics. The doctor evaluates your symptoms, considers your age, weight, family health history, and ultimately determines treatment. But far too often we simply do not respond and return to the doctor, having wasted money, effort, and time....

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