Combining genetic information with EMRs to pinpoint childhood epilepsies

A team of researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) affiliated with the CHOP Epilepsy Neurogenetics Initiative (ENGIN) further bridged the gap between genomic information and clinical outcome data by systematically linking genetic information with electronic medical records, focusing on how genetic neurological disorders in children develop over time. The findings were published today in […]

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Democrats concerned by Facebook oversight board’s limited authority

Three Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday urged Facebook Inc to enact the policy recommendations of the company’s oversight board, empowering the independent group of advisers, which the lawmakers said have limited responsibilities. Facebook’s oversight board has the authority to overturn decisions by the company and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on […]

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HSBC sounds alarm over investment in meat giant due to deforestation inaction

Analysts at global banking giant HSBC have sounded the alarm over the potential risks of investing in JBS, the world’s biggest meat company, after a string of investigations raising concerns about Amazon deforestation issues in its beef supply chain. The meat giant “has no vision, action plan, timeline, technology or solution” for monitoring whether the […]

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