Genomic & Biopharma News

Study finds differences in energy use by immune cells in ME/CFS
NIH-funded research suggests changes in the immune system in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome.
National Institutes of Health, 2019-12-12 22:00:00

Researchers show restoration of medical records via satellite link for disaster medical support
The National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Kochi Health Science Center and collaborating teams have developed a secure data backup system in an 800 km network connecting the data servers in Kochi, Osaka, Nagoya, Otemachi and Koganei, Japan, using secret sharing and secure communications technologies, and demonstrated distributed storage of medical records and prompt restoration of important items, such as prescription records and allergy information, via a satellite link within a time as short as 9 sec.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-12-12 19:58:14

Key hires during Q2 2019 at ORB
Deerfield Beach, July 19, 2019 - Ocean Ridge Biosciences (ORB) announces two key hires in Q2 2019.
ORB Company News, 2019-07-20 00:49:36

ACA's new website aims to educate public about chiropractic services
The American Chiropractic Association has launched a new website to educate the public about non-drug pain relief and the chiropractic profession's holistic approach to health and improved function. HandsDownBetter.org is a resource for those who seek alternatives to pain medications and surgery for common musculoskeletal conditions such as back pain, neck pain, joint pain and headaches.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-12-12 19:50:44

Scientists use novel technology for opening blood-brain barrier with implantable ultrasound
One of most potent drugs for treatment of glioblastoma, the most deadly type of brain tumor, can't be used in patients because of two problems. First, it can't reach its target because it's blocked by the blood-brain barrier, a microscopic structure that protects the brain from toxins in the blood. And the conventional formulation for this drug is toxic to the brain.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-12-12 19:39:00

Dendritic cells could lead to better treatments for persistent infections, cancer
Autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, and Crohn's disease plague tens of millions of Americans and are the result of the body's immune system, whose role is to fight against disease-causing pathogens, turning against itself.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-12-12 19:26:54

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

Using artificial intelligence to help mitigate suicide risk
According to the CDC, the suicide rate for individuals 10-24 years old has increased 56% between 2007 and 2017.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-12-12 19:16:07

New book provides extensive research into health effects of football
The new book "Football as Medicine - Prescribing Football for Global Health Promotion" collates 15 years of research when describing the effects of football training on cardiovascular, metabolic and musculoskeletal fitness, and providing up-to-date knowledge of the impact of recreational football for target populations like children, type 2 diabetes patients, cancer patients, people with mental health conditions, the socially deprived and older people.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-12-12 18:09:45

New research finds no evidence that front foot running reduces injury risk
New research from La Trobe University suggests there is no evidence that changing a runner's strike pattern will help prevent injuries or give them a speed boost.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-12-12 17:56:00

Clinical Research Pathways, WellStar Health System partner to increase diversity in oncology research
Clinical Research Pathways is partnering with WellStar Health System to increase diversity in oncology research to help ensure that new cancer medicines are effective for patients of all races and ethnicities.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-12-12 17:40:31