Moving Towards Personalised Medicine with Big Data Strategies

  The use of Big Data strategies is thought to have the potential to help physicians and scientists move closer to treating individuals, rather than diseases. Developing treatments that are tailored to an individual’s history and sensitivities presents many challenges, and will only be possible within a digital health care system. An article from 20 January 2011 in the U.S. News & World …

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Intel Develops Big Data Tools and Wearables to Diagnose and Study Parkinson’s

Intel has announced a partnership with the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) to develop Big Data tools that will hopefully help diagnose this degenerative disorder earlier, and find a cure. Wearable sensors under the form of smartwatches could be the biggest progress of the last 200 years in terms of assessment tools available to diagnose and study …