Genomic & Biopharma News

People with vision impairment have higher risk of all-cause mortality
The global population is aging, and so are their eyes. In fact, the number of people with vision impairment and blindness is expected to more than double over the next 30 years.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-06 03:50:42

Space Biology: A Road to the Moon, Mars, and Beyond
It’s an exciting time in the field of space travel research. In 2019, SpaceX launched its Dragon spacecraft and Boeing launched its CST-100 Starliner. Both are designed to one day carry human passengers to their destination and home again. These launches represent a critical milestone towards NASA’s return to launching American astronauts to space from American soil using American commercial spacecraft.
ORB Company Blog, 2020-02-26 22:19:00

Survey identifies top factor for longevity in clinical research coordinator positions
Strong, collaborative relationships with principal investigators are a key factor of longevity in clinical research coordinator positions -- an essential, but increasingly transient job in executing treatment-advancing clinical trials, Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers found.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-06 03:41:20

FDA authorizes first molecular non-prescription, at-home COVID-19 test
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Cue COVID-19 Test for Home and Over The Counter (OTC) Use.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-06 02:46:41

FDA issues emergency use authorization for T-Detect COVID Test
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization for the T-Detect COVID Test developed by Adaptive Biotechnologies.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-06 02:41:39

California’s vaccine appointment website has glitches. No surprise?
California rolled out a statewide covid vaccination website this week aiming to streamline the appointment process after months of criticism, but the site is riddled with its own snags, preventing many from signing up for shots.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-06 02:38:59

Artificial intelligence can predict risk of new-onset atrial fibrillation and AF-related stroke
A team of scientists from Geisinger and Tempus have found that artificial intelligence can predict risk of new atrial fibrillation (AF) and AF-related stroke.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-06 01:32:00

Study identifies worrying trends between teenage screen use and lower physical activity
Two thirds of children use more than one screen at the same time after school, in the evenings and at weekends as part of increasingly sedentary lifestyles, according to new research at the University of Leicester.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-06 01:25:00

COVID-19: Clinical Pathways to Pandemic Relief
By Graeme Gardner, Ph.D.
ORB Company Blog, 2020-03-26 19:58:16

New, efficient method facilitates antibody development
In recent years, therapeutic antibodies have transformed the treatment of cancer and autoimmune diseases.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-06 01:19:00

Researchers discover how adhesions form in the abdomen
Adhesions are scars in the abdomen, which can occur after surgery, often have serious consequences. Now, researchers from the University of Bern and Inselspital, University Hospital Bern, in collaboration with Canadian researchers, have discovered how such adhesions form.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-06 01:12:00