Genomic & Biopharma News

Education program improves health literacy of homeless women
When pharmacy student Megha Shah began her internship at the Ozanam Family Shelter in Edison, NJ, she was prepared to improve the health literacy of the residents. What she didn't realize was how much the residents would teach her.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-29 00:31:48

Even without Congress, Trump can still cut Medicaid enrollment
After the Senate fell short in their effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the Trump administration is poised to use its regulatory powers to accomplish what lawmakers could not: Shrink Medicaid.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-29 00:17:01

STRATEC Molecular offers new products to improve liquid biopsy
Liquid biopsy is a new technology for detection and analysis of biomarkers in blood or other body fluids without the need of invasive procedures.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-29 00:11:07

Type 1 diabetes clinical trial reaches halfway point for enrollment and treatment
The Sanford Project: T-Rex Study, a Phase 2 clinical trial conducted collaboratively by Sanford Health and Caladrius Biosciences, Inc., has reached the halfway point for enrollment and treatment.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-29 00:00:00

DKFZ scientists reveal how cancer cells suppress immune system to spread and multiply
The degenerated cells cause an inflammatory reaction and influence other blood cells with it so much, that the immune system is suppressed.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-28 23:48:22

Computer models provide new details of how sickle cell disease manifests inside red blood cells
Computer models developed by Brown University mathematicians show new details of what happens inside a red blood cell affected by sickle cell disease.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-28 23:41:30

Diminished taste sensitivity could put people on path to gaining weight
Cornell University food scientists have found that people with a diminished ability to taste food choose sweeter- and likely higher-calorie - fare. This could put people on the path to gaining weight.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-28 23:28:13

New study provides insight into impact of pediatric cancer across sub-Saharan Africa
Collated Childhood cancer statistics in sub-Saharan Africa have been published for the first time as a monograph in the peer reviewed journal ecancermedicalscience, allowing researchers and policymakers a critical new insight into the impact of pediatric cancer across this region.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-28 23:18:37

Science of judging speed: Perceptions of 'normal' get unconsciously altered by recent experiences
Football officials watching slow-motion clips or drivers changing from motorways to 30mph zones could be unconsciously mis-judging speed - and the motivations behind a person's movements - because their perceptions of 'normal' have been altered by recent experiences, new research has found.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-28 23:08:56