Genomic & Biopharma News

New research finds no evidence that front foot running reduces injury risk
New research from La Trobe University suggests there is no evidence that changing a runner's strike pattern will help prevent injuries or give them a speed boost.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-12-12 17:56:00

Clinical Research Pathways, WellStar Health System partner to increase diversity in oncology research
Clinical Research Pathways is partnering with WellStar Health System to increase diversity in oncology research to help ensure that new cancer medicines are effective for patients of all races and ethnicities.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-12-12 17:40:31

Researchers making major inroads into finding the cause of different diseases
Australian researchers are making major inroads into finding the cause of heart disease, Alzheimer's, cancer, diabetes and other diseases after discovering a further 148 proteins affected by oxidative stress in the human body.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-12-12 17:25:53

Could summer holidays have an adverse impact on kids’ health?
As thousands of Aussie kids start summer holidays this week, there's no doubt parents will see an increase in kids' screen time, snack time and general relaxation.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-12-12 17:14:16

New insights into the most perplexing medical mysteries associated with schizophrenia
Four unsolved mysteries around schizophrenia have long plagued the medical community, but a new hypothesis identifying a common link between them and an almost forgotten epidemic of a disease called pellagra could have profound implications for our understanding of psychosis in poorer nations.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-12-12 17:06:05

New antimicrobial polymer can kill bacteria resistant to common antibiotics
Researchers from Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology, MIT's research enterprise in Singapore, and Nanyang Technological University have designed an antimicrobial polymer that can kill bacteria resistant to commonly used antibiotics, including the superbug Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-12-12 17:03:02

Novel self-powered, neural-stimulating e-skin for characterization of synaptic plasticity
Chinese scientists recently developed a flexible electronic skin (e-skin) capable of self-powered neural stimulation and inducing a neural response. The technology will be useful in characterizing synaptic plasticity.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-12-12 16:57:11

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

ESMO I-O: BMS zooms in on squamous lung cancer patients as it dissects Opdivo-chemo combo failure
As Bristol-Myers Squibb continues to search for bright spots in its eyebrow-raising Opdivo-chemo combo fail from June, it’s zeroing in on the population of squamous lung cancer patients who seemed to benefit.
Fierce Pharma, 2019-12-12 16:51:36

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

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

Study: 18% of outpatient antibiotic prescriptions written without a documented reason
A study of outpatient visits to health care providers in the United States during a one-year period suggests 18 percent of antibiotic prescriptions were written without a documented reason for doing so.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-12-12 16:47:00