Genomic & Biopharma News

Study finds considerable variation in hip fracture rates across nursing homes
In a nationally representative study, researchers found considerable variation in the rates of hip fractures across US nursing home facilities.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-01-23 00:27:49

C-Path receives support from European Medicines Agency for liver injury biomarker
Critical Path Institute announced today that the European Medicines Agency has issued a Letter of Support for measurement of glutamate dehydrogenase (GLDH) as a biomarker of hepatocellular liver injury.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-01-23 00:23:52

New essential oil inhaler facilitates pain management
A new study testing the effectiveness of a patented essential oil inhaler (AromaStick) extends the existing body of evidence that the direct application of specially formulated scents reduces stress and increases attention and concentration.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-01-23 00:18:28

New discovery sheds light on iron-restricted anemia that causes fatigue in millions
A new discovery from the University of Virginia School of Medicine has revealed an unknown clockwork mechanism within the body that controls the creation of oxygen-carrying red blood cells.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-01-23 00:10:50

Study highlights new long-acting approach for prevention of malaria
A new study, published in Nature Communications, conducted by the University of Liverpool and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine highlights a new 'long acting' medicine for the prevention of malaria.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-01-23 00:03:31

Prosthetic users less affected by ‘size-weight illusion’, research shows
People with prosthetic arms or hands do not experience the "size-weight illusion" as strongly as other people, new research shows.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-01-22 23:57:45

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

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

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

Rare Melanoma Responds Well to Immunotherapy Despite Thoughts It Wouldn’t, Study Reports

Immuno-Oncology News, 2018-01-22 17:53:31

Infants born in withdrawal due to opioid exposure in utero show abnormalities
A new study of infants born in withdrawal due to opioid exposure in utero shows a dramatic increase in torticollis - an abnormal twisting of the neck. Many of the infants also had plagiocephaly - a flattening of the head often seen in conjunction with torticollis.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-01-22 17:46:11

Findings provide better understanding of cognitive inflexibility in Fragile X Syndrome
Mice with the genetic defect that causes Fragile X syndrome (FXS) learn and remember normally, but show an inability to learn new information that contradicts what they initially learned, shows a new study by a team of neuroscientists.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-01-22 17:41:08