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May 17 Media Roundup

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Here’s what you missed in recent industry news. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn for the latest in how technology is transforming life sciences.

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“It’s imperative the industry become more inclusive for women.” – Women Who Code CEO Alaina Percival.

Leonardo DaVinci’s mysterious burial spot? Scientists at the J. Craig Venter Institute are on the case with genetic testing.

Meet Dr. Donald Hopkins – the man who’s on a public health quest to eradicate the Guinea worm.

A new glove removes communication barriers by translating sign language into audio.

Without an FDA-approved solution, techie families build their own diabetes devices.

Researchers have discovered that bipolar disorder may share genetic roots with autism, adding to a body of growing literature that suggests different mental disorders have a genetic link.

New York City is going digital. The city government’s new “playbook” is changing the way residents experience city services.

Meet Wanda, a new Dartmouth prototype that securely connects medical and digital devices to protect data.

Cancer Research UK study examines tumor DNA to target a new wave of genomics-powered cancer treatments.

Up to 25 percent of diabetic patients with peripheral vascular disease require amputation, but an experimental treatment may provide a new option for diabetics who have lost the use of their limbs.

Walgreens aims to improve mental health outcomes with a new platform to increase access to treatment.

The Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO) health survey reveals optimism about the impact of Big Data and the Internet of Things on precision medicine.

 

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