Efficacy of most drugs is remarkably poor - and thats before taking into account pharmaceutical companies only publish positive studies.
I'll be digging around for statistics on this, for example what is the average efficacy of modern drug compared to a placebo? How many people get any benefit at all? And are the side affects worth the benefit?
In future drugs will be chosen based on your DNA and even gene expression, as well as broader factors such as sex and health. One drop of blood, instant analysis, personal drug selection or even personal drug design - tailored perfectly to your individual body.
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NHS to offer DNA tests to build up national databaseBBC - 26-Jan-2019
Lots more detail needed - how much, what will be tested for, how will results be interpreted?Read more...
3D printing is changing personalised medicineVerdict - 18-Jan-2019
From surgical planning and implants, to patient-specific pillsRead more...
DNA tests make people live healthier livesIndependent - 15-Jun-2018
New web tool analyses over 49000 DNA markers to calculate risk for various diseasesRead more...