Genomic & Biopharma News

Age restriction on indoor tanning could save thousands from melanoma
An age restriction on indoor tanning could save thousands of lives and millions of dollars, according to new research published online in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 02:36:57

Scientists uncover changes in immediate environment of DNA after fertilization
A team of scientists at the Helmholtz Zentrum München shows changes in the immediate environment of DNA after the ovum and sperm fuse to form the zygote. The results suggest why all conceivable somatic cells can develop from the germ cells. The study has been published in the journal 'Genes and Development'.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 02:28:40

New discovery could help reduce heart disease and boost nutrition security
A new discovery at the University of Queensland could help reduce heart disease and boost nutrition security - the access to balanced nourishment - globally.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 02:24:10

PD-1 protein could serve as biomarker for predicting survival of lung cancer patients
The biomarker PD-1, a protein, could potentially be used to predict survival or disease-free survival of lung cancer patients who have had the tumour surgically removed.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 02:20:57

Eylea-maker Bayer rolls out diabetic eye disease awareness and advocacy campaign
Eylea-maker Bayer rolls out diabetic eye disease awareness and advocacy campaign beth.bulik Tue, 12/06/2016 - 21:20
Fierce Pharma, 2016-12-07 02:20:16

VIB scientists reveal how NLRP2 protein plays key role in early embryogenesis and fertility
Led by Prof. Mohamed Lamkanfi (VIB-Ghent University), researchers have demonstrated in animal models that a protein called NLRP2 plays an important role in early embryogenesis, the process of cell division in fertilized eggs that occurs before they implant into the lining of the uterus.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 02:14:36

Memories appear to be shared than idiosyncratic, study shows
We tend to think of our memories as unique, but a Princeton University-led study shows that memories are often shared rather than idiosyncratic.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 02:07:52

Study shows how speed information reaches the brain's navigation center
Similar neural pathways exist in humans. They are known to be damaged by Alzheimer's disease - a possible explanation why spatial orientation is frequently impaired in this form of dementia.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 01:43:49

Researchers unveil new role of thymic dendritic cells in controlling T lymphocyte egress into the blood
A team of scientists led by Julie Saba, MD, PhD at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, has unveiled a novel role of thymic dendritic cells, which could result in new strategies to treat conditions such as autoimmune diseases, immune deficiencies, prematurity, infections, cancer, and the loss of immunity after bone marrow transplantation.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 01:02:13