Genomic & Biopharma News

Novotech expands its Asia-Pacific reach with acquisition of Clinical Network Services
Novotech continues to expand its reach in the Asia-Pacific region with the acquisition of Australian specialist CRO Clinical Network Services.
Fierce Biotech, 2018-10-18 02:54:00

Research points to new target for treating periodontitis
T cells help fight off infection, but they can go overboard. A new study led by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and the National Institutes of Health shows that a subset of T cells contributes to the problematic inflammation and bone loss that is associated with periodontitis, a severe form of gum disease.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-10-18 02:50:14

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

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

Targeting immune checkpoints in microglia could reduce out-of-control neuroinflammation
A group of Massachusetts General Hospital investigators is proposing that targeting immune checkpoints - molecules that regulate the activity of the immune system - in immune cells called microglia could reduce the inflammatory aspects of important neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-10-18 02:43:02

Autonomic nervous system directly controls stem cell proliferation, study shows
Somatic stem cells are microscopic workhorses, constantly regenerating cells throughout the body: skin and the lining of the intestine, for example. And to University of Illinois neuroscientists, they represent untapped potential.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-10-18 02:33:00

Sleeping Beauty technique helps identify genes responsible for NAFLD-associated liver cancer
With an estimated twenty-thousand protein-coding genes in the human genome, pinpointing a specific gene or pathway responsible for a particular disease can be like finding a needle in the proverbial haystack.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-10-18 02:21:40

UC researcher focuses on light-mediated therapies to target breast cancer
When treatment is working for a patient who is fighting cancer, the light at the end of the tunnel is easier to see.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-10-18 02:10:13

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

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

Unselfish people tend to have more children and receive higher salaries
What happens to those who behave unselfishly and make sacrifices for the sake of others? According to an interdisciplinary study by researchers from Stockholm University, the Institute for Futures Studies and the University of South Carolina, unselfish people tend both to have more children and to receive higher salaries, in comparison to more selfish people.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-10-18 02:01:20

Mice study shows antibiotics are not always necessary to cure sepsis
Biochemists, microbiologists, drug discovery experts and infectious disease doctors have teamed up in a new study that shows antibiotics are not always necessary to cure sepsis in mice.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-10-18 01:56:15

Social media reduces risk of depression among seniors with pain
With a few finger strokes or swipes on a computer or cell phone, seniors with pain reduce the risk of depression when visiting social media sites.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-10-18 01:52:58