Let public have greater say over big health data

by jeeg 5. February 2015 00:13
  We risk harming the huge potential of mass medical data in health research unless public concerns are properly addressed Digital data are being amassed at an astonishing rate. This vast store presents great opportunities for science. Health data – for example, from biomarkers, med... [More]

Health records of every NHS patient to be shared in vast database

by jeeg 15. January 2014 01:01
The medical notes of every NHS patient are to be pooled in a vast database to improve research. In the coming days every household in Britain will receive a letter advising them that, from April, their medical histories will be shared with researchers and pharmaceutical companies unless t... [More]
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