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.
ORB Company News, 2016-12-28 18:58:47

FDA authorizes marketing of first medical device to treat ADHD
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today permitted marketing of the first medical device to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-04-22 04:14:44

Pharmacy closures contribute to medication non-adherence among heart patients
New research from the University of Illinois at Chicago shows that when pharmacies close, people stop taking widely used heart medications -- like statins, beta-blockers and oral anticoagulants -- that have known cardiovascular and survival benefits.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-04-22 04:09:35

Researchers discover why women get autoimmune diseases far more often than men
It's one of the great mysteries of medicine, and one that affects the lives of millions of people: Why do women's immune systems gang up on them far more than men's do, causing nine times more women to develop autoimmune diseases such as lupus?
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-04-22 04:02:01

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

Research uncovers critical RNA processing aberrations in ALS and FTD
Research by a Barrow Neurological Center scientist on mechanisms of dysfunctional RNA processing in ALS and frontal temporal dementia was published in the April issue of Acta Neuropathologica.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-04-22 03:44:02

Using Edge AI technology to observe behavior of cattle
A joint project team led by Tokyo Institute of Technology, Shinshu University and Information Services International-Dentsu, Ltd. developed cattle observing systems equipped with a "Sense and Think Collar" that utilizes state-of-the-art Edge AI technology, under the supervision of Tokyo Tech's Center of Innovation Research Center for the Earth Inclusive Sensing Empathizing with Silent Voices.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-04-22 03:33:46

Marijuana users weigh less compared to non-users
New evidence from Michigan State University suggests that those who smoke cannabis, or marijuana, weigh less compared to adults who don't.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-04-22 03:27:46

Two studies uncover brain mechanisms underlying decision making process
New research conducted in the Cognitive Neuroscience group of SISSA shows that a perceptual decision - recognizing an object and taking the appropriate action - is triggered as soon as the brain's processing networks accumulate the exact right quantity of sensory information.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-04-22 03:21:40

Bacteria play a role in the development of stomach ulcers in pigs
Stomach ulcers are common in pigs, like they are in humans. Until recently, the cause of this disease was unclear.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-04-22 03:17:13

Mu opioid receptors in the medial habenula contribute to naloxone aversion

Nature, 2019-04-20 00:00:00