Genomic & Biopharma News

Sun Sentinel: Ocean Ridge Biosciences expands to 5,400-square foot facility
Ocean Ridge Biosciences is a survivor in South Florida's fledgling biotech industry. In the past decade, Ocean Ridge has worked with more than 200 academic labs and companies, providing gene-based lab analysis of blood and tissue samples for the development of new drugs and diagnostic tests. Please read the PDF for more details
ORB Company News, 2016-12-28 18:58:47

Leaf-eating ability of beetle largely due to bacteria inside the insect
A leaf-eating beetle has evolved a symbiotic relationship with bacteria that allows the insect to break down pectin -- part of a plant's cell wall that is indigestible to most animals.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-11-18 03:09:59

Researchers receive £1.3 million to develop sight-saving imaging technology
Staff at the University of Liverpool's Department of Eye & Vision Science have been awarded £1.3 million by the National Institute for Health Research's Intervention for Innovation (i4i) program to develop a state-of-the-art Ultra-Sensitive Optical Coherence Tomography system.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-11-18 02:48:30

Russian researcher determined range of reference values for boron in the human body
Researcher from the RUDN University (Russia), together with his colleagues from Croatia, determined the range of reference values for boron in the tissues of human body.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-11-18 02:32:53

Negative school experiences can have adverse long term effects on pupils with autism
Negative school experiences can have harmful long term effects on pupils with Autism Spectrum Conditions, a new study in the journal Autism reports.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-11-18 02:28:41

Researchers uncover mechanism that contributes to patterns of degeneration in AD
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is known to cause memory loss and cognitive decline, but other functions of the brain can remain intact.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-11-18 02:23:49

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

ORB Company News, 2016-12-02 21:24:27

Health giant Sutter destroys evidence in crucial antitrust case over high prices
Sutter Health intentionally destroyed 192 boxes of documents that employers and labor unions were seeking in a lawsuit that accuses the giant Northern California health system of abusing its market power and charging inflated prices, according to a state judge.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-11-18 02:21:24

Hibernating ground squirrels provide clues to new stroke treatments
Multi-step screening process leads to molecule that may protect brain cells.
National Institutes of Health, 2017-11-18 01:15:00

Gut bacteria at young age can contribute to MS disease onset and progression, study suggests
Researchers at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School published a study suggesting that gut bacteria at young age can contribute to Multiple sclerosis (MS) disease onset and progression.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-11-18 00:34:06

Combining Opdivo with BMS-986205 Shows Promise in Advanced Cervical, Bladder Cancers

Immuno-Oncology News, 2017-11-17 19:44:09