Platform harnesses the crowds to solve rare disease cases

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We recently saw Israel's Medivizor platform aim to provide web users with more accurate health data than they would get with a simple Google search. Now CrowdMed is relying on the knowledge of a broad set of people in order to find out the potential causes of rare diseases. When doctors aren’t familiar with the symptoms their patients have, this can be down to the fact that their condition isn't a common one. Rather than relying on one knowledgeable source, CrowdMed hopes to employ the help of the crowds to answer patient's questions that their GP can't. Currently in beta,…

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