Genomic & Biopharma News

Switching off brain regions helps better understand link between neural circuits and behaviour
Switching off specific brain regions in a laboratory animal is an important type of experiment used to better understand how the brain works.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-24 09:10:10

MDB Capital leads I-O startup Cue Biopharma in $26M raise
MDB Capital leads I-O startup Cue Biopharma in $26M raise badams Tue, 01/24/2017 - 04:00
Fierce Biotech, 2017-01-24 09:00:06

Study identifies conserved role for Ovo protein in controlling germline development in mice and fruit flies
Germline cells are the only cells that develop into eggs or sperm, while somatic cells develop into the body. Progenitors of the germline, known as primordial germ cells (PGCs), differentiate into eggs or sperm after embryonic development.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-24 08:56:12

Researchers show how MPO enzyme kills pathogens without collateral tissue damage
Researchers from the University of Basel in Switzerland have clarified the role of the enzyme MPO.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-24 08:44:39

Researchers find link between later school start times and better sleep for teens
Delaying school start times could help Canadian teenagers sleep better - giving them a better chance for success, according to McGill University researchers.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-24 08:11:00

Stroke-injured rat brain forms functioning connections with transplanted neurons, study shows
Today, a stroke usually leads to permanent disability - but in the future, the stroke-injured brain could be reparable by replacing dead cells with new, healthy neurons, using transplantation.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-24 08:06:07

Hormone can boost activity in brain regions linked to sexual arousal and love
The hormone kisspeptin can enhance activity in brain regions associated with sexual arousal and romantic love, according to new research.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-24 07:54:41

Yoga and aerobic exercise do not improve sleep quality in midlife women with hot flashes, study finds
A new study indicates that yoga and aerobic exercise interventions did not significantly reduce objectively measured sleep disturbances among midlife women who were experiencing hot flashes.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-24 07:40:44

Nicotine normalizes genetically-induced brain impairments linked to schizophrenia
A steady stream of nicotine normalizes genetically-induced impairments in brain activity associated with schizophrenia, according to new research involving the University of Colorado Boulder.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-24 07:27:30