American Heart Association

New era of Precision Medicine closer to reality

BY AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

The end of Daylight Savings Time was a sleep disrupter. Body clocks had to adjust.

How’d it go for you? What happened to your sleep rhythms? Did you have other health ramifications?

Sensors and other technological advances can generate such raw data and a new era is […]

Summit to consider individualized care paired with scientific research

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

When President Obama rolled out his $215 million “precision medicine” initiative, much of the world responded with a big “huh?” The concept sounded so whiz-bang futuristic that most people without serious medical training couldn’t wrap their heads around it.

But the future is now.

Precision medicine is […]

Obama details ‘precision medicine’ research initiative

President Obama on Friday announced the “Precision Medicine Initiative,” a $215-million research effort to collect genetic information from one million or more Americans with the hope of developing personalized treatments to prevent and treat disease.

The new program will take advantage of technological advances that have made it possible to analyze […]