Genomic & Biopharma News

Study finds rise in off-label medication orders for children
U.S. physicians are increasingly ordering medications for children for conditions that are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration, according to a Rutgers study.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-16 06:18:00

Childhood behavior associated with paracetamol intake during pregnancy
The research published today (Monday 16 September) in Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology examined whether there were any effects of taking paracetamol in mid-pregnancy and the behavior of the offspring between the ages of 6 month and 11 years, with memory and IQ tested up until the age of 17.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-16 06:02:17

Men and women with diabetes or prediabetes experience different comorbidities, study shows
A new study presented at this year's Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes in Barcelona, Spain (16-20 Sept) shows that men and women experience different comorbidities (other diseases at the same time) as having diabetes or prediabetes, as well as an unexpectedly high rate of prediabetes among children aged 6-10 years.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-16 05:57:29

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

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

Analysis of lens in the eye can predict patients with type 2 diabetes and prediabetes
New research presented at this year's annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes in Barcelona, Spain (16-20 September) shows that specialist analysis of the lens in the eye can predict patients with type 2 diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) (also known as prediabetes, a condition that often leads to full blown of type 2 diabetes).
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-16 05:53:00

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

Obesity linked to nearly 6-fold increased risk of type 2 diabetes, along with other risk factors
Obesity is linked to a nearly 6-fold increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, with high genetic risk and unfavorable lifestyle also increasing risk but to a much lesser extent.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-16 05:51:00

New study identifies focus points to prevent opioid overdose deaths
A new study identifies specific locations where medication and harm reduction services for people with opioid use disorder should be available in order to have the greatest impact on reducing opioid overdose deaths.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-16 05:42:12

Warriors Research Institute awarded grant to expand mental health treatment to Texas veterans and their families
Warriors Research Institute, a Baylor Scott & White Research Institute center, has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans' Assistance that will help expand evidence-based mental health treatment to Texas veterans and their families.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-16 05:33:50

Recent studies suggest a potential dip in rate of new diabetes cases
While overall, the numbers (prevalence) of people with type 2 diabetes continue to grow at an alarming rate, new research presented at this year's annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes in Barcelona, Spain (16-20 September) shows that recent studies suggest the rate at which new cases develop (incidence) may be falling.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-16 04:47:56

Machine-learning derived model can help predict risk of heart failure for diabetes patients
Heart failure is an important potential complication of type 2 diabetes that occurs frequently and can lead to death or disability.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-16 04:43:15