Genomic & Biopharma News

Researchers explore why and how Mediterranean diet may mitigate cardiovascular risk
A new study by investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health offers insights from a cohort study of women in the U.S. who reported consuming a Mediterranean-type diet.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-12-08 04:53:29

Failure of critical cellular energy sensor responsible for CKD progression, study finds
Chronic kidney disease, an affliction characterized by progressive loss of kidney function, affects millions of people worldwide and is associated with multi-organ damage, cardiovascular disease, and muscle wasting.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-12-08 04:49:53

Multigene test is a helpful decision making tool in breast cancer treatment, study shows
Multigene tests have been used in breast cancer treatment to assess the risk of metastasis for several years. A team at the Breast Cancer Center at the Technical University of Munich's Klinikum rechts der Isar has now presented results based on data collected in its routine clinical work.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-12-08 04:45:44

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

MIT researchers develop antimicrobial peptides from South American wasp’s venom
The venom of insects such as wasps and bees is full of compounds that can kill bacteria. Unfortunately, many of these compounds are also toxic for humans, making it impossible to use them as antibiotic drugs.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-12-08 04:36:55

Men with inflammatory bowel disease have higher prostate cancer risk
Men with inflammatory bowel disease have four to five times higher risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer, reports a 20-year study from Northwestern Medicine.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-12-08 04:29:10

Study: Drug reduces hot flash frequency, improves quality of life in breast cancer survivors
Research led by oncologists Roberto Leon-Ferre, M.D. and Charles Loprinzi, M.D. of Mayo Clinic has found that the drug oxybutynin helps to reduce the frequency and intensity of hot flashes in women who are unable to take hormone replacement therapy, including breast cancer survivors.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-12-08 04:27:09

Mount Sinai researcher awarded $2.5 million to advance understanding of neurodegenerative diseases
Ivan Marazzi, PhD, Assistant Professor of Microbiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, was awarded $2.5 million in funding by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to further the understanding of the underlying causes of neurodegenerative disorders such as Lou Gehrig's, Alzheimer's, and Parkinson's diseases. The
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-12-08 04:21:18

Exercise program during adjuvant breast cancer treatment may provide cardiovascular benefits
Women who underwent a supervised program of cardiovascular exercise during adjuvant breast cancer treatment experienced better cardiovascular function than those who were not part of the exercise program, according to results of the EBBA-II trial presented at the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held Dec. 4-8.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-12-08 04:12:51

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

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

New book encompasses the vast history of reproduction
A new book is the first to encompass the vast history of how living things procreate, from the banks of the ancient Nile to the fertility clinics of today.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-12-08 04:07:02