Genomic & Biopharma News

Dietary cholesterol or egg consumption not linked with elevated risk of stroke
A new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows that a moderately high intake of dietary cholesterol or consumption of up to one egg per day is not associated with an elevated risk of stroke.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-20 11:09:44

Researchers examine effects of prediabetes on cardiac risk of patients with CAD
Prediabetes, the precursor stage before type 2 diabetes, does not increase the cardiac risk of patients with coronary artery disease.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-20 11:08:16

ORB Employees Participate in 2019 Martin Luther King Day Event
ORB employees get a rare break from the lab on January 21, 2019. A group of Ocean Ridge Biosciences employees stepped out of the lab on a beautiful South Florida winter day to take part in an event honoring Martin Luther King. We got our hands dirty planting some flowers and shrubs at a local park in Deerfield Beach.
ORB Company News, 2019-01-22 23:24:59

Integrated stepped alcohol treatment reduces alcohol use in people with HIV
People with HIV who drink too much were more likely to reduce drinking after undergoing an approach to care known as integrated stepped alcohol treatment, according to a Yale-led study.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-20 09:49:53

Harnessing the microbiome potential
Spring is underway in parts of the US, and while Florida by no means undergoes the dramatic reappearance of foliage or colorful clumps of daffodils and azaleas, the southern part of the sunshine state experiences its share of spring renewals.  For instance, recently a brood of Muscovy duck (Cairina moschata) hatchlings appeared near Ocean Ridge Biosciences' laboratory.
ORB Company Blog, 2017-03-31 21:41:45

Bumper day for British biotechs as startups get cash haul, major research windfall
British biotechs are often a disregarded backwater when it comes to the international view of life sciences, but today a host of positive news has shone the spotlight back onto its potential.
Fierce Biotech, 2019-05-20 08:27:09

Reversibly paralyzing, heavily sedating hospitalized patients do not improve outcomes
Reversibly paralyzing and heavily sedating hospitalized patients with severe breathing problems do not improve outcomes in most cases, according to a National Institutes of Health-sponsored clinical trial conducted at dozens of North American hospitals and led by clinician-scientists at the University of Pittsburgh and University of Colorado schools of medicine.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-20 07:58:42

Study explains why several clinical trials of treatments for sepsis have been failed
Much like cancer, sepsis isn't simply one condition but rather many conditions that could benefit from different treatments, according to the results of a University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine study involving more than 60,000 patients.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-20 07:35:54

New drug could alleviate symptoms of rare musculoskeletal condition
A new study shows a drug developed in conjunction with investigators at Indiana University School of Medicine to alleviate symptoms of a rare musculoskeletal condition is significantly more effective than conventional therapies.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-20 07:31:55

Researchers examine the protocol for treating aggressive prostate cancer
Treating an aggressive disease is always challenging but improving the way therapies are applied can benefit patients by giving them a better outcome.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-20 07:14:16

Walking and muscle-strengthening activities associated with reduced risk of cirrhosis-related death
Physical activity, including walking and muscle-strengthening activities, were associated with significantly reduced risk of cirrhosis-related death, according to research presented at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2019.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-20 07:14:00