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Healthcare is rapidly changing. This change not only impacts the way we treat patients, but the ways in which we learn about them as well. As a result, healthcare professionals are becoming more reliant on information provided by new research to know how to best treat their patients. With the rise of Integrative and Preventive Medicine, there are many ways that medical professionals are able to improve their patients’ health in a safer and more efficient way.

Pharmacogenomics: 6 Benefits of personalised medicine

In a 1994 study on hospitalised patients, it was shown that negative drug reactions led to approximately 100 000 deaths (Journal of the American Medical Association, 1994). This is a demonstration on the risks associated with unclear drug prescriptions. The rate of successful drug metabolism is dependent on a person’s genomic structure. Pharmacogenomics is fairly…
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