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UCSF leverages blockchain for secure sharing of clinical trial data

Researchers at UC San Francisco say they have successfully developed and validated the feasibility of using blockchain technology to securely share clinical trial data. The way the proof-of-concept web portal operates is that each time new data is entered on a trial participant, the sender, receiver, timestamp and file attachment containing the data—as well as… Read More »

New global data suggests online fashion shoppers now spend more on mobile than desktop: 46% v 44%

… but fashion retailers must find a way to convince ‘impatient’ mobile visitors to make purchases in 30% less time per visit New research suggests that online fashion shoppers globally now spend more on mobile than desktop: 46% v 44%[1]. But with each visitor spending nearly 30% less time on a site when they come… Read More »

Flu taking toll in California, other states, but having milder impact nationwide, data show

While states such as California and North Carolina have seen significant numbers of flu-related deaths this season, U.S. health officials said Friday that the nationwide impact of influenza seems to be milder than last winter. In California, Fresno County has seen six flu-related deaths since October, the Fresno Bee reported on Friday, while a total of 42 lives… Read More »