Genomic & Biopharma News

Resident physicians report lack of preparedness for counseling patients on medical cannabis
A recent study from Saint Peter's University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey, highlights the need for further education among resident physicians in the use of medical cannabis.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-10-24 02:50:27

People with depressive symptoms before disaster may experience increase in inflammation
People who exhibit even a few depressive symptoms before a major life stressor, such as a disaster, may experience an increase in inflammation -- a major risk factor for heart disease and other negative health conditions -- after the event, according to new research from Rice University.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-10-24 02:44:15

Physical and emotional benefits of exercise
You have probably heard that exercise is good for your health, but did you know that it can actually help to heal your body? Understanding the value of exercise is more important than ever since our nation is in the midst of an "inactivity epidemic."
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-10-24 02:32:59

Key enzyme may be therapeutic target to treat diabetes-related blood vessel damage
A key enzyme that helps our proteins fold and function properly may also be a good therapeutic target to improve blood vessel health in diseases like diabetes and atherosclerosis, scientists say.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-10-24 00:37:35

KU Leuven researchers identify new rapid response mechanism against bacterial infections
When bacteria enter our body, they kick-start a powerful immune response. But this chain of reactions doesn't fully account for our immediate responses. Researchers at KU Leuven, Belgium, show that so-called ion channels play a key role as 'first responders'.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-10-24 00:32:29

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

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

New antimicrobial gel could disinfect the tooth longer during root canal procedure
More than 15 million root canals are done each year, according to the American Association of Endodontists. During the procedure, the tooth's pulp and nerve are removed before the tooth is cleaned and sealed.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-10-24 00:18:40

Adequate vitamin D during childhood linked to decreased risk of islet autoimmunity
Getting enough vitamin D during infancy and childhood is associated with a reduced risk of islet autoimmunity among children at increased genetic risk for type 1 diabetes, according to a study published this week in the journal Diabetes.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-10-24 00:10:48

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

Researchers discover new regulatory role for protein that links diet and disease
A team of researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have discovered how uncontrolled vitamin A metabolism in the gut can cause harmful inflammation.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-10-24 00:03:21

Transcription: Intragenic enhancers dampen gene expression

Nature, 2017-10-24 00:00:00