Genomic & Biopharma News

People with vitamin D deficiency at higher risk of severe COVID-19, says study
A new study has revealed that vitamin D deficient patients are more likely to experience severe COVID-19.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-12-04 16:09:24

Pfizer, Moderna and J&J execs say an FDA vaccine go-ahead is far from the finish line: NBC
Pfizer, Moderna and J&J execs say an FDA vaccine go-ahead is far from the finish line: NBC fkansteiner Fri, 12/04/2020 - 11:06
Fierce Pharma, 2020-12-04 16:06:35

The effect of COVID-19 lockdowns on children's health: A UK case study
UK-based researchers have explored how national lockdown has changed young children's everyday activities, eating and sleep habits. They found that children's activity, screen time, eating, and sleep routines have been disrupted during the "stay-at-home" order in the United Kingdom.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-12-04 15:40:54

Home testing maven Everlywell nets $175M to expand into virtual care
Home testing maven Everlywell nets $175M to expand into virtual care chale Fri, 12/04/2020 - 10:37
Fierce Biotech, 2020-12-04 15:37:39

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

Researchers tie smoking to higher COVID-19 mortality in lower-middle-income countries
A team of researchers from the Epidemiology Department, Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia, has found no correlations between adult male and female smoking prevalence with COVID-19 mortality across countries. In lower-middle-income countries, however, there is a link between adult male smoking prevalence with COVID-19-related death.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-12-04 15:23:09

Investors send Bristol Myers' CVR soaring on rekindled hopes for timely CAR-T site inspection
Investors send Bristol Myers' CVR soaring on rekindled hopes for timely CAR-T site inspection aliu Fri, 12/04/2020 - 10:17
Fierce Pharma, 2020-12-04 15:17:02

Harnessing the microbiome potential
Spring is underway in parts of the US, and while Florida by no means undergoes the dramatic reappearance of foliage or colorful clumps of daffodils and azaleas, the southern part of the sunshine state experiences its share of spring renewals.  For instance, recently a brood of Muscovy duck (Cairina moschata) hatchlings appeared near Ocean Ridge Biosciences' laboratory.
ORB Company Blog, 2017-03-31 21:41:45

After a deadly COVID outbreak, Maryland County takes steps to protect health workers
A Maryland health department is taking new steps to protect its workers six months after a COVID-19 outbreak killed a veteran employee who was twice denied permission to work from home.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-12-04 15:06:21

Sutro's antibody-drug conjugate impresses in hard-to-treat ovarian cancer
Sutro's antibody-drug conjugate impresses in hard-to-treat ovarian cancer aalidrus Fri, 12/04/2020 - 09:54
Fierce Biotech, 2020-12-04 14:54:00

BioCryst takes on Takeda, CSL with FDA approval for Orladeyo, the first pill to prevent HAE attacks
BioCryst takes on Takeda, CSL with FDA approval for Orladeyo, the first pill to prevent HAE attacks esagonowsky Fri, 12/04/2020 - 09:22
Fierce Pharma, 2020-12-04 14:22:44