Health is not valued till sickness comes - Dr. Thomas Fuller (1654 - 1734)
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Staying healthy in some ways has never been easier what with Social/Sharing Networks, Advocacy sites and the ability to store your Electronic health Records.
Besides the usual screening tests like mammograms, PAPs and PSAs one of the most promising and fastest growing sectors in personal health is Personalized Medicine - using a patient's own genetics to help determine a course of medical treatment, therapy and prevention.
Besides disease management on-line genetic testing is emerging as a new trend in personal healthcare, where people can order the test online, know about their propensity for various diseases, and prepare for disease prevention. Then again, maybe you don't want to know!
DNA sequencer raises doctors' hopes for personalized medicine
Among the many stents, surgical clamps, pumps and other medical devices that have recently come before the Food and Drug Administration for clearance, none has excited the widespread hopes of physicians and researchers like a machine called the Illumina MiSeqDx. The device could accelerate the use of genetic information in everyday medical care, physicians hope, improving diagnoses and treatments.
GeoMedicine - OK, Maybe We Should Move!
GeoMedicine will probably serve as a catalyst for future human migration from one part of the globe to another in the quest for minimizing personal health risks. And, it may be sooner than you think!
CrowdMed is revolutionizing healthcare by harnessing ‘the wisdom of crowds’ to help solve even the world’s most difficult medical cases quickly and accurately online. After 4 years of development and refinement, CrowdMed’s patented prediction market technology can suggest diagnoses to real-world medical cases that have stumped doctors for years.
The search engine for difficult medical cases.
Future of Personal Health
From tips on improving your sleep cycle to nutritious recipes that don’t taste like cardboard, we want to help you think about health in a healthier way.
23andMe's mission is to be the world's trusted source of personal genetic information.
Change Your Genetic Destiny
Dr. Peter D'Adamo changed the way millions of people viewed weight loss with his revolutionary book Eat Right for Your Type. With more research on his side, he's developed the next breakthrough '' a diet designed for your genetic makeup.
Concierge Medicine Today
Concierge Medicine refers to those primary care and family practice physicians who have chosen to provide healthcare services in a more convenient, accessible and cost efficient manner to their patients. These physicians charge patients a membership fee ranging from $600 to $1,800/year and higher.
Future Medicine has developed an innovative publishing portfolio to reflect postgenomic medicine. The sequencing of the human genome was a colossal milestone in the evolution of healthcare, with repercussions for all those involved in the healthcare chain. Future Medicine provides healthcare practitioners and research professionals with a unique source of objective, cutting-edge information on exciting trends emerging in the light of these advances.
Gene Sherpas: Personalized Medicine and You
The Sherpa speaks the language of the trail, he/she knows short cuts and dangerous paths to avoid. This blog is for those wishing to take the journey and those wishing to become Gene Sherpas.
GeneDx specializes in genetic testing for rare hereditary disorders. Our mission is to make clinical testing available to people with rare genetic conditions and their families.
Genomic Health, Inc., a life science company founded in August of 2000 and located in Redwood City, California, conducts sophisticated genomic research to develop clinically validated molecular diagnostics, which provide individualized information on the likelihood of disease recurrence and response to certain types of therapy.
Genova Diagnostics is a global leader in functional laboratory testing, pioneering innovative new approaches to personalized medicine.
Health Coach is a privately held company. It was founded in 1991 with the mission to empower health and fitness professionals with the tools to provide those they serve with more accurate understandings of how health and performance are enhanced and the resources to do so time and cost effectively.
Healthierme gives you the power to take control of your health and to make the most of this precious asset. It does this by taking into account YOUR lifestyle, family history, current health profile, and more.
Living to 100
The Living to 100 Life Expectancy Calculator uses the most current and carefully researched medical and scientific data in order to estimate how old you will live to be.
MD²® is the definitive provider of concierge medicine. We shepherd your family's health and wellness by providing absolute, unlimited access to your personal physician. That means 24/7 care - in your home or our office - for you and your family.
MDVIP physicians value personal attention and prevention and have chosen to limit their practices to 600 patients in order to deliver personalized medical care focused on prevention and wellness, backed by early detection and state - of - the - art treatment and condition management.
MediClim is a health warning system that takes into account a multitude of weather parameters known to affect health, such as humidity, barometric pressure and temperature. MediClim can warn people when they are most susceptible to flare ups from migraine, asthma, arthritis or heart disease.
We believe that every person has the power to make decisions that will allow them to take control of their life and health.
Our mission is to empower you with the most secure, comprehensive and affordable personal genomic information available and to become your partner in utilizing that information to improve your health and wellness.
Personal Genome Project
We believe individuals from the general public have a vital role to play in making personal genomes useful. We are recruiting volunteers who are willing to share their genome sequence and many types of personal information with the research community and the general public, so that together we will be better able to advance our understanding of genetic and environmental contributions to human traits and to improve our ability to diagnose, treat, and prevent illness.
Personalized Medicine Coalition
The Personalized Medicine Coalition is an independent, non-profit group that works to advance the understanding and adoption of personalized medicine for the ultimate benefit of patients. Our diverse members work together to educate opinion leaders and the public about the issues that will shape how personalized medicine develops and how quickly all of us can benefit from it.
PersonalizedMedicine.com is a free to use portal for professionals in the field of Personalized Medicine and Molecular Diagnostics.
From cancer and disease prevention to diet and fitness, RealAge provides personalized health information and solutions to help you reverse the aging process, look younger, and live longer. Take the RealAge test today and receive your RealAge'' Plan for a healthier lifestyle.
The Longevity Game
We exist to help our clients manage financial risk and achieve financial security through our insurance and investment products.
Theranostics Health, LLC (THX) is a pioneer in the next stage of molecular medicine: the blending of therapeutics and diagnostics to make personalized patient treatment a reality. The technology developed by the company represents a new paradigm in molecular medicine where the biomarker that services as the diagnostic is also the therapeutic target and the activity of actual protein drug targets in a patient''s tissue sample can be measured.
U.S. Preventive Medicine
U.S. Preventive Medicine'' has developed a suite of prevention, early detection and chronic condition management products and services that improve health outcomes while reducing health care costs. Every person at our company is working relentlessly to deliver the "ultimate prevention experience" to more people so we can one day give everyone more good years.
Wellness & Prevention
HealthMedia is to health care what the ATM is to the banking industry, what the self-serve kiosk is to the airline industry providing a high-quality service to an unlimited number of people at a low cost. We have developed a methodology and technology that emulates a health coaching session, without the coach''and achieves the same proven behavior change outcomes.