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Senior Invitee Executive Named to National Health Information Technology Advisory Board

Senior Invitee Executive Named to National Health Information Technology Advisory Board

– Deven McGraw for a term of 3 years from 2023 – SAN FRANCISCO, December 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Invite (NYSE: NVTA), a leading medical genetics company, announced the appointment by the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) of Deven McGrawHead of Data Stewardship and Sharing at Invitae, National Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC). …

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Genes indicating risk for Alzheimer's disease identified using new testing methods |  Health

Genes indicating risk for Alzheimer’s disease identified using new testing methods | Health

A new UCLA-led study has used a combination of novel testing methods to identify several novel risk genes for Alzheimer’s disease and a related rare brain disorder called progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) through mass variant screening genetics in a single experiment. The study, which has been published in the journal ‘Science’, also includes a new …

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Healthy soil for more nutritious food and healthier planet

Healthy soil for more nutritious food and a healthier planet

Sri Noor Chalidah and Eristyana Sari (The Jakarta Post) Jakarta ● Mon 12 December 2022 2022-12-12 03:04 0 499db3314bec618375f5d217fc1148e3 4 Academia land,agriculture,food,health,fertilizer,methane,greenhouse gas,spatial planning,soil,FAO Free Soil is widely recognized as the foundation of the food system, which produces 95% of our food. In the opening address to the G20 summit last month, President Joko “Jokowi” …

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A species of American bat devastated by a fungus is now classified as endangered

A species of American bat devastated by a fungus is now classified as endangered

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The Biden administration declared the northern bat endangered on Tuesday in a last-ditch effort to save a species driven to the brink of extinction by white-nose syndrome, a fungal disease. “White-nose syndrome is decimating cave bat species like the northern myotis at an unprecedented rate,” said Martha Williams, director of …

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