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Precision or Personalized Medicine

What is precision medicine? What's the difference between precision and personalized medicine?

What is precision medicine? Precision medicine can be described as an emerging approach to disease treatment and prevention when considering individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle of each person. Precision medicine helps doctors and researchers to predict patients’ data more accurately. For example, methods of treatment and prevention strategies. It can also be used for special diseases. The concept of precision medicine has been a part of healthcare for many years. However, due to the limit of its development in daily use, researchers are still undergoing new research to expand this area in the healthcare system.

Based on the dictionary from the National Human Genome research institution:

Precision medicine or precision healthcare is medical care that takes advantage of large data sets of individuals such as their genome or their entire electronic health record to tailor their healthcare to their unique attributes. It is common sense that no two individuals are the same, and so they should not get the same healthcare. Precision healthcare embodies that simple idea.

Healthcare providers have been practising some form of precision medicine for decades. Please take some time to review this short article,Precision Medicine

This will give you a better understanding of the application of precision medicine in our daily use.

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