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1Oct, 2018

Family Medical History on ZibdyHealth

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In today’s digital world, people are connected socially via Facebook and professionally via LinkedIn. Even gamers and music lovers are connected via Zynga and Spotify. If families could be connected such that their medical histories were linked, experts estimate that we as a society could save millions of lives and hundreds of billions of dollars. Even Larry Ellison and Larry Page, thought leaders in this new information age, have both have publicly proclaimed the need to connect medical records.   Family Medical History The family is genetically linked – illnesses […]
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1Oct, 2018

Pharmacogenomics and the future of medicine

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You have probably heard that certain medications have worked well for one person but not for another and similarly, sometimes these medications have unwanted side effects for some but not others. There are many factors responsible for these differences, such as age, gender, and our genes. The study of this drug-gene relationship is known as “Pharmacogenomics” or “Pharmacogenetics”, and involves study of the impact of genetic differences on the way our bodies process medications. Pharmacogenomics is a core element of personalized medicine. There are well over 20,000 genes in our […]
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