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What one man's body reveals about his future, your health, and our toxic world
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New tests exploring the frontiers of personalized health
Feature Story: Growing Heart Cells Just for You: What can heart cells generated from my blood tell me about my future risk for disease - and about what drugs I should take if I get sick?
Video: David explains his latest tests
Slide Show: Finding my heart in Wisconsin
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Educational Materials: What is personalized medicine, and how will it impact you?
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A case study about a new algorithm for predicting a heart attack from Entelos, Inc. Read about the first individual to have multiple risk factors for heart attack (genes, blood chemistry, CT scan, carotid ultrasound) assessed and profiled against a large population of patients. Article about the test and results.
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A single man gets an extensive, high-tech exam
Liters of blood drawn ... 1.7
Hours in an MRI ... 22
Gigabytes of data produced ... 100+
Number of chemical toxins tested for ... 320
Number of toxins detected ... 165
Number of gene markers tested for, in millions ... 7-10
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