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Cracking the Genetic Code: Why Gene Sequencing May Hold the Key to Intercepting Diseases Before They Start

By Hallie Levine
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Cancer. Alzheimer’s. Even suicide risk. The clues to preventing these and other conditions could be found in our DNA—and these scientists are at the forefront of promising new genetic data research to uncover them.

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Cancer. Alzheimer’s. Even suicide risk. The clues to preventing these and other conditions could be found in our DNA—and these scientists are at the forefront of promising new genetic data research to uncover them.

College Snacking Trends 2020: From Midnight Munchies to Ethical Snacking

Sodexo Names Top Trends in College Snacking for 2020
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GAITHERSBURG, MD., January 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Whether it is the Midnight Munchies or Grab & Go between classes, college students ace snacking.  According to Sodexo, which serves more than 12 million meals a month to students and staff at 700 colleges and universities in North America, the snacks college students demand reflect the young consumers’ socially-minded lives. This is the driver in the newest snack products coming to the market in 2020.

27 Years of Humanitarian Programs in Vietnam

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Rare diseases do not discriminate; they affect people from all walks of life and in all economic circumstances. Sanofi’s responsibility to the patient community extends beyond the research and development of effective therapies to include providing support to patients, who often have nowhere else to go–no matter who they are or where they live. 

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Rare diseases do not discriminate; they affect people from all walks of life and in all economic circumstances. Sanofi’s responsibility to the patient community extends beyond the research and development of effective therapies to include providing support to patients, who often have nowhere else to go–no matter who they are or where they live. 

ON Semiconductor In the News: The Evolution of Smart Healthcare and Personal IoT

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Read our roundup of news, announcements and wearable medical devices including wearable biosensors to combat the opioid crisis, wearable biometric-monitoring to combat epilepsy and much more.    

Read more of our ON Semiconductor in the news, visit www.onsemi.com/PowerSolutions/Newscenter.do 

Qualcomm Partners with KidzAlive to Enhance HIV Prevention

Leveraging Mobile Technology & Creative Storytelling to Enhance HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment for Children and Adolescents
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Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™ is a strategic initiative that brings wireless technology to underserved communities globally. Wireless Reach invests in programs that foster entrepreneurship, aid in public safety, enhance the delivery of health care, enrich teaching and learning and improve environmental sustainability. Mobile technology, powered by Qualcomm inventions, has helped shape a better future by bringing the Internet to the unconnected, education to the unschooled, financial services to the unbanked, and jobs to the unemployed.

How IBM Technology Improves Access to High-Quality Healthcare Worldwide

Our social responsibility work mirrors our business — innovation, expertise and a dedication to the success of organizations that build stronger communities.
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Accurate, relevant and timely information is a vital resource for healthcare professionals, whether for treating patients or managing resources to support wider populations. IBM works with a range of nonprofit, academic and government entities to explore how information technology can help improve access to high-quality healthcare worldwide.

Specsavers Uses HPE Greenlake to Expand Eye Disease Diagnostics and Serve More Patients

Specsavers used HPE GreenLake solution to support 285 retail stores across Australia and New Zealand
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IN THIS ARTICLE

  • Specsavers roll out advanced 3D eye scanning technology in 285 retail stores
  • HPE and Champions of Change deliver HPE GreenLake solution to scale up and down storage capacity
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IN THIS ARTICLE

  • Specsavers roll out advanced 3D eye scanning technology in 285 retail stores
  • HPE and Champions of Change deliver HPE GreenLake solution to scale up and down storage capacity

Albertsons In-Store Clinics Launch AI-Powered Diabetes Exam

By Bridget Goldschmidt
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CarePortMD retail health clinics at Albertsons Cos. grocery stores can now administer an eye exam to identify diabetic retinopathy by FDA-cleared autonomous artificial intelligence (AI) diagnostic system IDx-DR.

The in-store health clinics are the first to roll out this type of AI diagnostic technology. 

Click here to continue reading the story on Progressive Grocer. 

Alexa, Make Me a Hero

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Ready to become a hero? Just ask Amazon Alexa. DKMS continues to utilize technology to enhance the experience of joining the bone marrow registry even easier and accessible for all.

Now, a simple command, “Alexa, make me a hero”, will initiate a conversation to measure a potential donor’s eligibility and begin the registration process.

New Winners of Bayer Early Excellence in Science Award: EUR 30,000 for International Research Scientists

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LEVERKUSEN, October 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- The new winners of the Bayer Early Excellence in Science Award have been announced. The prizes, each worth EUR 10,000, have been awarded by an independent scientific committee of the Bayer Science & Education Foundation. The Bayer foundation presents for ten years the international Bayer Early Excellence in Science Award to excellent young scientists and physicians in the early stages of their academic and clinical research careers. The prizes were awarded on October, 28th at the Bayer Foundation Day in Leverkusen.

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