Genomic & Biopharma News

Stereotactic partial breast radiation decreases treatment time from six weeks to just days
UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers found in a recent phase one clinical trial that stereotactic partial breast radiation was as safe as traditional radiation but decreased treatment time from six weeks to just days.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-05-09 17:23:09

'Capsule colonoscope' could pave the way for more colorectal cancer screenings
'Capsule colonoscope' could pave the way for more colorectal cancer screenings aalidrus Tue, 05/09/2017 - 13:17
Fierce Biotech, 2017-05-09 17:17:45

Tangle of global regulations adds to risk of vaccine shortages, Sanofi Pasteur executive says
Tangle of global regulations adds to risk of vaccine shortages, Sanofi Pasteur executive says esagonowsky Tue, 05/09/2017 - 13:15
Fierce Pharma, 2017-05-09 17:15:29

New research could lead to improved therapies for global parasitic disease
Recently published research from Iowa State University biomedical scientists details new methods for studying a parasitic nematode that sickens millions worldwide, a development that could lead to improved therapies.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-05-09 17:09:50

Intento's system allows patient to take the lead in stroke rehabilitation
Every year, 17 million people worldwide suffer strokes, and a third are left paralyzed on one side of their body. But current rehabilitation solutions are not always effective in improving mobility declines after the first few months.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-05-09 17:00:04

New position paper provides guidance on radiation safety for children with CAHD
Newly released recommendations for pediatric radiation safety will be discussed during the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions 2017 Scientific Sessions in New Orleans.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-05-09 16:50:53

Computer-generated physician aims to help patients better understand test results
If viewing your latest medical test results on your doctor'ss online portal leaves you scratching your head and wondering whether to start planning your 100th-birthday bash or begin writing your will, you're not alone.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-05-09 16:38:26

Astronauts' exercise capacity goes down during spaceflight due to decreased blood vessel function
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have decreased physical fitness because of a decrease in the way oxygen moves through the body, according to a Kansas State University kinesiology study.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-05-09 16:31:22

Researchers discover that microRNA can prevent excessive intestinal inflammation
An international team of researchers has discovered that a microRNA produced by certain white blood cells can prevent excessive inflammation in the intestine.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-05-09 15:45:33