Hot Topics of the Day are picked by experts to capture the latest information and publications on public health genomics and precision health for various diseases and health topics. Sources include published scientific literature, reviews, blogs and popular press articles.
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The coronavirus is most deadly if you are older and male — new data reveal the risks
S Mallapaty, Nature News, August 28, 2020
Prevention of endothelial dysfunction and thrombotic events in COVID-19 patients with familial hypercholesterolemia.
Vuorio Alpo et al. Journal of clinical lipidology 2020 Jun
Development and evaluation of a rapid CRISPR-based diagnostic for COVID-19.
Hou Tieying et al. PLoS pathogens 2020 Aug (8) e1008705
People with Moderate to Severe Asthma
CDC, August 2020
Data on COVID-19 during Pregnancy
CDC, August 2020
Efficient high-throughput SARS-CoV-2 testing to detect asymptomatic carriers
N Shental et al, Science Advances, August 2020
For Quick Coronavirus Testing, Israel Turns to a Clever Algorithm
DM Halbfinger, NY Times, August 27, 2020
The Role of Digital Health Technologies in Drug Development: Proceedings of a Workshop
NASEM Roundtable on Genomics and Precision Health Workshop, 2020
Pediatric pharmacogenomics: challenges and opportunities: on behalf of the Sanford Children’s Genomic Medicine Consortium
D Gregornik et al, Pharmacogenetics Journal, August 26, 2020
CYP2C19 Genotyping to Guide Antiplatelet Therapy After Percutaneous Coronary Interventions: One Size Rarely Fits All.
Moliterno David J et al. JAMA 2020 08 (8) 747-749
Genomic Sequencing for Newborn Screening: Results of the NC NEXUS Project.
Roman Tamara S et al. American journal of human genetics 2020 Aug
Tailoring Intensity of Active Surveillance for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Based on Individualized Prediction of Risk Stability.
Cooperberg Matthew R et al. JAMA oncology 2020 Aug e203187
Genetic Disease Risk Impacted by Entire Genome, Study Reveals
J Kent, Health Analytics, August 27, 2020
Is Artificial Intelligence Better Than Human Clinicians in Predicting Patient Outcomes?
Lee Joon et al. Journal of medical Internet research 2020 Aug (8) e19918
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