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Meet Proteo-you to Become a Healthier You

I would like to introduce you to you, but not the person you see in the mirror. No, I want to introduce you to “proteo-you,” the version of you made up of proteins. Meeting proteo-you could lead to a healthier you.

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Do I Need an App for This?

How well we age and what we will ultimately look like in our later years (if we get there) is, to a degree, within in our control.

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Zika, 2016, a World Wide Problem and Proteomics

2016 brought to public consciousness a new threat to humanity, arriving on the wings of mosquitoes: Zika virus (WHO, 2018a). Symptoms are mild for most of those infected, but the truly insidious and headline-making aspect to the disease is what happens to pregnant...

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What Is More Time Worth?

Unless you are stricken by a horrible blow of bad luck, good health can equate to more time on this planet. Great healthcare can help lead to better health, but at what cost?

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The Question That DNA Cannot Answer

“Who are you?” This question, asked by the caterpillar in Alice in Wonderland, befuddled Alice. How would you answer this simply complicated question?

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And the Winner is…

Wouldn’t it be great if everyone with diabetes could earn a lifetime achievement award for disease management? Given the skyrocketing costs of diabetes care in the U.S., this sounds like a win-win scenario. And maybe proteomics can make it happen.

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Identical Twins Part 2: Environmental Products

There are those who believe that we are masters of the environment. However, this idea is just as true as the belief that identical twins are identical. Far from masters, we are the products of our environment. This becomes more evident in a recent study involving identical twins and space.

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