Med Giants to Collaborate on Data-Sharing Venture

Case Western University, the Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals will begin sharing clinical data in the hopes of improving patient care. Crain’s Cleveland Businessreports that the collaboration–called the Institute of Computational Biology–will be tasked with developing a technological infrastructure that will allow the three institutions to use clinical data Continue reading

DNA Links to Skin Diseases Found in EMR Data

Data contained in electronic medical records can help link genetic variants to previously unknown relationships with disease, according to research published at Nature Biotechnology.

Vanderbilt University researchers found links between DNA variants and skin diseases by surveying 13,000 EMRs. Continue reading

Antidepressant Use Explodes among Developed Nations as Big Pharma Pushes Pills as Magical Problem Solvers

Many of the world’s most unhappy and depressed people live in developed countries where rates of antidepressant use have skyrocketed over the past decade, says a new report issued by the U.S.-based Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Continue reading

Biophotons: The Human Body Emits, Communicates with, and is Made from Light

Biophotons: The Human Body Emits, Communicates with, and is Made from LightIncreasingly science agrees with the poetry of direct human experience:  we are more than the atoms and molecules that make up our bodies, but beings of light as well. Biophotons are emitted by the human body, can be released through mental intention, Continue reading

When a Child with Autism Refuses Most Foods

Case report suggests vitamin deficiencies, serious health problems can follow

The life-threatening health problems that a 9-year-old boy with autismfaced recently shed light on an issue that is rarely discussed.

Many children with autism or other developmental disorders Continue reading