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Celmatix, a US-based startup, are beginning clinical trials for their Big Data technology in the field of fertility treatment. Their technology Polaris, so-named for the guiding star in astronomy, computes massive amounts of data to better predict which fertility treatments a particular patient will respond to best. Polaris will initially

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Project Data Sphere (PDS), an online platform sharing clinical trial data for use in cancer research, announced its official opening earlier this week. The goal of the project is to accelerate drug discovery and research to improve the lives of cancer patients around the world. 9 data sets are being

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Preventive Medicine, a medical journal, has published an article suggesting that tweets indicating certain risky actions are very good proxies for existing statistics on HIV outbreaks. When comparing the location data of the tweets with existing statistics researchers from UCLA and Virginia Tech found a high correlation. Over 550 million tweets

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