Personalised medicine: Tailored to fit each person’s genes

Personalised medicine: Tailored to fit each person’s genes

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Researchers are progressing from “one-size-fits-all” treatment approaches to develop individualised care through precision medicine.
21 Oct 2016 - General
Definitely will be a breakthrough if ever "personalised medicine" becomes a reality. It would really be beneficial to individuals who doesn't respond to the "one size fits all approach". In example, two patients may be presenting similar symptoms but the other one isn't responding to similar management. This is where the personalised medicine comes in, where it is tailored to fit each person's genes. This looks challenging but I feel optimistic that with in depth ...
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Our current medications may successfully treat a wide variety of diseases, but many of them are a “one-size-fits-all” approach where it is assumed that they can work for most, if not all, of the population. This however, isn’t the case for people with idiosyncratic reactions to conventional treatments. There are people who do not react in the expected way to the usual dose, the usual medication, or the usual treatment or procedures for a disease. Because of this, I believe that “personalized med...
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