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Even identical twins don’t react the same way to foods — which is why most diet advice doesn’t work

Image Source | Getty Images Dietary advice seems to change every decade. Fat is bad, then suddenly it’s good again. Nowadays, for many people, carbs are the enemy. But it turns out that healthy dietary guidelines can’t be boiled down into simple rules. A new crop of studies, which leverage the latest health testing and… Read More »

The most expensive medicine ever treats a rare condition. The price: $2.13 million – Los Angeles Times

Evelyn Villarreal was one of the first children treated, at 8 weeks. Her family, from Centreville, Va., had lost their first child to spinal muscular atrophy at 15 months. Two years later when Evelyn was born a test showed she also had the disease, so the family enrolled her in the gene therapy study at… Read More »

The Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT for 2019—Vendor execs

Title: Co-founder, President and Chief Technology Officer Organization: Kno2 Years in HIT: 22 Previous Positions: Vice President, Chief Solutions Architect, Imagetek; Director of Technology, Integra Information Technologies. Significant Achievements: Bell, in founding Kno2, is seeking to advance interoperability in healthcare, with the goal of eliminating the use of older technologies. Impact on HIT: She has… Read More »

Smell, Our Most Underestimated Sense

We humans do not appreciate our sense of smell. Compared to other senses like vision and hearing, we tend to ignore the information from our sense of smell with the exception of flowers, food being prepared and, of course, those lucky people who have discovered aromatherapy. But according to a recent documentary, “Smell — Our… Read More »