172014Feb

Computers Select Personal Medicine

UK-US scientists have given one glimpse of the future of personalised medicine READ THE ORIGINAL ARTICLE FROM THE BBC WEBSITE Using supercomputers, they simulated the shape of a key protein involved in HIV infection in an individual patient and then ranked the drug molecules most likely to block the activity. The research was reported at…

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172014Feb

Adults ‘Unaware of NHS Data Plans’

READ THE ORIGINAL ARTICLE FROM THE BBC WEBSITE Fewer than a third of adults recall getting a leaflet about changes to the handling of medical records, a poll for BBC Radio 4’s PM programme suggests. The NHS in England is set to collect data on patient care by GPs for the first time, uploading some…

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