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Medical News Today: Designing a blood test that can predict lifespan

The ability to predict how long someone is likely to live would help doctors tailor treatment plans. A new study looking at biomarkers in the blood concludes that more accurately estimating mortality might soon be possible. Researchers analyze blood in the search for markers of mortality risk. As it stands, doctors can predict mortality within… Read More »

Veradigm, Komodo Health work on new data set for life sciences

Veradigm, a payer and life sciences unit within Allscripts, has partnered with Komodo Health to create the largest linked electronic medical records and claims data set for life science research. The program combines Veradigm’s EHR data from Allscripts with a healthcare map from Komodo that offers almost 50 million linked and longitudinal patient records. The… Read More »

California health officials warn of possible measles exposure at Disneyland, Universal Studios

California health officials say visitors to Disneyland, Universal Studios and other tourist destinations in the Los Angeles area may have been exposed to measles earlier this month. The Orange County Health Care Agency says a teenage girl infected with the disease traveled to California from New Zealand and stayed at the Desert Palms in Anaheim between Aug. 11 and Aug. 15.… Read More »