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Silicon Valley Start-Up Hopes to Deliver Precision Cancer Medicine to Dogs – Scientific American

When pet dogs are diagnosed with cancer, they typically get surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation—that is, of course, if their owner opts to treat it. Now, a Silicon Valley startup wants to offer precision medicine instead—by recommending targeted therapies that are normally used to treat humans. For a price tag in the low four figures, depending… Read More »

How blockchain technology will reshape health care – American Medical Association

Blockchain advocates say a breakthrough “killer app” is imminent that will change the business of healthcare as we know it. In the meantime, however, there are at least five practical uses for the technology that permits the distribution of digital information, but not the copying of that information. These include: “Smart” contracts. Contracts automatically go… Read More »