January 30, 2015
Obama to Announce Major Personalized Medicine Initiative
In what could be a
significant advance for personalized medicine, President Barack
Obama will ask Congress to fund a research program aimed at
developing treatments that would be tailored to a patient's
individual genes, the White House said Friday.
Colon Cancer Rates Rising Among Americans Under 50
Although the overall
rate of colon cancer has fallen in recent decades, new research
suggests that over the last 20 years the disease has been
increasing among young and early middle-aged American adults.
Health Tip: Drink Responsibly
Responsible drinking is a surefire way to
prevent alcohol abuse and alcohol poisoning, a dangerous
complication of drinking too much.