Disease

From Stress to a Resilient Brain, You Got More From Dad Than Your DNA.

A guest blog post by LifeOmic software engineer and biomedical scientist Chad…


Islet of Langerhans isolated from rat pancreas

Reprogram Your Cells to Fight Diabetes

“In healthy body, healthy spirit.” We all know this ancient quote,…


Close up side view of professional nurse checking health condition with stethoscope of middle-aged short hair female patient in a hospital office.

A Short History of Sickness and Why Prevention is Best

Throughout history, societies, technology and knowledge have evolved…


Physician examining a girl with stethoscope.

Young at Heart: Heart attack rates are rising fastest in young women

In the battle for equality between the sexes, it seems women are on the verge…


By bringing together many different types and sources of patient data together in one place with high powered computing, physicians and researchers can begin to develop better ways to treat the right patients at the right times with the most effective interventions, given individual factors like cancer genetic information, tumor stage, demographic information, lifestyle factors and more.

What’s the Deal with Using Computer Modeling to Predict Disease Outcomes?

Receiving a cancer diagnosis is scary and accompanied by many questions. Will…


Set of bacteria, microbes under microscope.

What’s the Deal with Antibiotic Resistance?

“A post-antibiotic era means, in effect, an end to modern medicine as we know…


Child holding Valentine's day card up to her heart.

You Got Your Heart From Your Mother

Heart disease risk begins in the womb, according to a new study. A new research…


Female nurse adjusting pulse oxymeter on senior woman's finger.

Taking the Battle of the Sexes to Heart

The fight over sex discrimination is often waged in the courtroom or political…


Blocking Hormone Uptake Burns More Fat

Fat is not just fat. In other words, fat is not just a collection of energy…


Photo of a cheerful young woman, still playful at bedtime, trowing pillow in the air.

Why a Slumber Party is the Best Way to Party this Year

It’s a new year and we are all set to leave behind our old habits and turn over…