Genomic & Biopharma News

Multigene test is a helpful decision making tool in breast cancer treatment, study shows
Multigene tests have been used in breast cancer treatment to assess the risk of metastasis for several years. A team at the Breast Cancer Center at the Technical University of Munich's Klinikum rechts der Isar has now presented results based on data collected in its routine clinical work.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-12-08 04:45:44

MIT researchers develop antimicrobial peptides from South American wasp’s venom
The venom of insects such as wasps and bees is full of compounds that can kill bacteria. Unfortunately, many of these compounds are also toxic for humans, making it impossible to use them as antibiotic drugs.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-12-08 04:36:55

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

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

Men with inflammatory bowel disease have higher prostate cancer risk
Men with inflammatory bowel disease have four to five times higher risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer, reports a 20-year study from Northwestern Medicine.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-12-08 04:29:10

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

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

Study: Drug reduces hot flash frequency, improves quality of life in breast cancer survivors
Research led by oncologists Roberto Leon-Ferre, M.D. and Charles Loprinzi, M.D. of Mayo Clinic has found that the drug oxybutynin helps to reduce the frequency and intensity of hot flashes in women who are unable to take hormone replacement therapy, including breast cancer survivors.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-12-08 04:27:09

Mount Sinai researcher awarded $2.5 million to advance understanding of neurodegenerative diseases
Ivan Marazzi, PhD, Assistant Professor of Microbiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, was awarded $2.5 million in funding by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to further the understanding of the underlying causes of neurodegenerative disorders such as Lou Gehrig's, Alzheimer's, and Parkinson's diseases. The
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-12-08 04:21:18

Exercise program during adjuvant breast cancer treatment may provide cardiovascular benefits
Women who underwent a supervised program of cardiovascular exercise during adjuvant breast cancer treatment experienced better cardiovascular function than those who were not part of the exercise program, according to results of the EBBA-II trial presented at the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held Dec. 4-8.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-12-08 04:12:51

New book encompasses the vast history of reproduction
A new book is the first to encompass the vast history of how living things procreate, from the banks of the ancient Nile to the fertility clinics of today.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-12-08 04:07:02

Merck KGaA taps Cyclica for AI-based screening of protein-drug interactions
Merck KGaA has licensed a cloud-based artificial intelligence proteome screening platform from the Toronto-based Cyclica.
Fierce Biotech, 2018-12-07 20:41:57

Our brain senses angry voices in a flash, study shows
Sight and hearing are the two main sensory modalities allowing us to interact with our environment. But what happens within the brain when it perceives a threatening signal, such as an aggressive voice? How does it distinguish a threatening voice from the surrounding noise? How does it process this information? To answers these questions, researchers from the University of Geneva Switzerland, studied brain activity during the processing of various emotional voices.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-12-07 18:45:57