Tag Archives: Life

Genomic Profiling for Precision Medicine: Interview with David Spetzler, Caris Life Sciences

Caris Life Sciences, a Dallas-based innovator in molecular science focused on fulfilling the promise of precision medicine, has developed the MI Genomic Profiling Similarity (GPS) score to compare the molecular characteristics of specific tumors against those in the Caris database. This allows clinicians to identify the molecular subtype of their patients’ tumors and guide personalized… Read More »

New research finds drinking tea on a regular basis is linked to a longer life

Stick on the kettle.  Listen up tea lovers, as new research has shown that regular tea consumption is linked to a longer and healthier life. The study as reported in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, found that drinking tea at least three times a week can lower the risk of cardiovascular disease and improve… Read More »

How to live longer: Walking, running or swimming? Best exercise to boost life expectancy

How much exercise should you be doing? To stay health, the NHS says adults should try to be active every day and aim to achieve at least 150 minutes of physical activity over a week through a variety of activities. It explains: “For most people, the easiest way to get moving is to make activity… Read More »

‘What price life?’ At a cost of hundreds of thousands a dose, novel cancer-killing drug sparks debate

It’s not a cancer wonder cure. It doesn’t help every child. However, Dr. Jim Whitlock says a radical new therapy that appears to kill the most common childhood cancer is one of the most remarkable advances he has seen in his 35-plus years of practice. “We can now save children we couldn’t save before,” said… Read More »

Bonding Problems Emerge Early and Persist Across the First Year of Life

A mother’s emotional relationship with her baby begins during her pregnancy.  After her baby is born, the mother’s feelings about her baby, described as bonding, typically grow and intensify and become the foundation of the mother’s relationship with her child. Postpartum depression can profoundly affect how a mother interacts with her child and is a… Read More »