In 1994, there were more than 2.2 million serious medical cases, and over 100,000 deaths from negative reactions to prescribed drugs.  (NCBI)  These numbers have made adverse drug reactions one of the leading causes of hospitalization and deaths in the US.  Currently, there is no easy way to determine how a patient is going to respond to a medication, so pharmaceutical companies are relying on a “one size fits all” policy.  But as we can see with the amount of hospitalizations and deaths each year, there has to be a better way.  One area that is shedding hope on this More >