Ribonoscopy and “Theragnostics”
The combined field of researches in drug therapy, diagnostics, and prognostics may be referred to as “theragnostics.” Some investigators have already coined the word “theranostics” to refer to the same but I prefer theragnostics over theranostics because the second stem in the latter word, “nostics,” has no etymological basis. The main purpose of this section is to propose that ribonoscopy will find important applications in theragnostics.
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