Genomic & Biopharma News

Research may offer brand-new tool for early diagnosis for lethal melanomas
Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer, with over 232,000 new cases and 55,000 deaths per year worldwide.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-02 01:49:30

Researchers examine combined impact of BMI and physical activity on cardiovascular disease
The benefits of physical activity may outweigh the impact of overweight and obesity on cardiovascular disease in middle-aged and elderly people, according to research published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-02 01:00:38

Desk-bound jobs linked to bigger waists and increased risk of heart disease
A new study shows further evidence for the view that spending too much time sitting down is bad for our health and our waistline.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-02 00:54:44

Nanoinjection leads to significantly higher survival rate of living cells
How do tumours grow? And how do bacteria transform harmless substances into medical agents? When biophysicists want to understand what is happening in living cells, they have to introduce fluorescent probes or other foreign molecules.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-02 00:50:51

Study explores consequences of poor shoe choice on health of elderly individuals
As people get older, they experience changes in their foot morphology. If they do not change their shoe size along with these transformations, older people - most of whom choose the wrong shoes - suffer, among other things, anxiety, apathy, loss of balance and falls, according to a study by the University of A Coruña.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-02 00:39:08

Smartphone calendars may alleviate memory compromise in patients with mild Alzheimer’s disease
The patient is a retired teacher who had reported memory difficulties 12 months prior to the study. These difficulties referred to trouble remembering names and groceries she wanted to purchase, as well as frequently losing her papers and keys.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-02 00:33:43

Chromatin states shape insertion profiles of the piggyBac, Tol2 and Sleeping Beauty transposons and murine leukemia virus

Nature, 2017-03-02 00:00:00

Translation complex profile sequencing to study the in vivo dynamics of mRNA–ribosome interactions during translation initiation, elongation and termination

Nature, 2017-03-02 00:00:00

Crystal structure of the BoNT/A2 receptor-binding domain in complex with the luminal domain of its neuronal receptor SV2C

Nature, 2017-03-02 00:00:00