Genomic & Biopharma News

Vagus nerve stimulation may hold potential to reduce drug cravings, study shows
A new preclinical study led by a University of Texas at Dallas researcher shows that vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) therapy might have the potential to help people overcome drug addiction by helping them learn new behaviors to replace those associated with seeking drugs.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-24 06:28:35

BMJ launches comprehensive platform to assist researchers in every stage of publishing process
BMJ, one of the world's leading medical knowledge providers, is pleased to announce the launch of the Author Hub, a new platform to assist researchers in every field, at every stage of the publishing process.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-24 03:41:25

Spanish researchers produce proper human skin using new 3D printing technology
This research has recently been published in the electronic version of the scientific journal Biofabrication.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-24 03:38:01

Strong ‘therapeutic alliance’ can be key to successful treatment of alcohol use disorder
A positive, trusting relationship between counselor and patient, known as a "therapeutic alliance," can be key to successful treatment of alcohol use disorder, a new study finds.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-24 03:30:58

Scientists generate new index to accurately predict presence of fatty liver disease
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease has become a global epidemic. There is not only a great interest worldwide to understand the causes and consequences of fatty liver disease, but also to diagnose fatty liver disease at an early stage.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-24 03:23:43

Cigarette smoking increases by 40% during military service in Israel Defense Forces, research finds
In new research published in the peer-reviewed journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research, researchers in Israel found that cigarette smoking increased by almost 40% during compulsory military service in the Israel Defense Forces.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-24 03:18:03

Hypertensive disease of pregnancy linked to higher risk for early mortality
In a study to be presented Friday, Jan. 27, in the oral plenary session at 8 a.m. PST, at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting, researchers with University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Intermountain Healthcare and the Huntsman Cancer Institute (all in Salt Lake City, Utah), will present the study, Long-term mortality risk and life expectancy following recurrent hypertensive disease of pregnancy.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-24 03:11:13

FDA delivers Form 483 to Eisai plant in U.S.
FDA delivers Form 483 to Eisai plant in U.S. epalmer Mon, 01/23/2017 - 22:09
Fierce Pharma, 2017-01-24 03:09:38

Researchers investigate influence of surrounding tissue on formation and growth of tumor cells
Malignant melanoma is the fastest-growing type of cancer and the most fatal skin disease.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-24 03:03:18