Genomic & Biopharma News

New study sheds light on how the brain coordinates complex decisions involving altruism and empathy
It's a classic conundrum: while rushing to get to an important meeting or appointment on time, you spot a stranger in distress. How do you decide whether to stop and help, or continue on your way?
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-23 18:09:01

Palm Beach Post: ORB Leaves Palm Beach County for New Lab Space
David Willoughby lives in Palm Beach Gardens and, until recently, worked there too. But the owner of Ocean Ridge Biosciences wanted to expand, and he couldn't find suitable space in northern Palm Beach County. Please read the PDF for more details
ORB Company News, 2016-12-02 15:35:33

Ilixadencel Provokes Strong Response Against Kidney Cancer, Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial Shows

Immuno-Oncology News, 2017-06-23 16:58:01

Infectious disease experts examine how quickly Lyme disease symptoms resolve in children
For many Americans, the warmer weather of summer means more time spent outside: More gardening and yard work, more hikes in the woods, more backyard barbecues. But for this year in particular, some experts predict warmer weather will lead to more ticks.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-23 16:34:23

Novel MRI method uses simple sugar solution instead of conventional contrast agents
In magnetic resonance imaging, contrast agents are used to enhance the imaging of tissue structures.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-23 16:23:40

Researchers uncover novel mechanism involved in cancer cell migration
Supervised by Guillaume Montagnac, Inserm research leader at Gustave Roussy, in collaboration with the Institut Curie and the Institut de Myologie, this research, is published in the 16th June issue of the American journal Science.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-23 16:02:46

Insulin in the brain may help regulate eating behavior and facilitate weight loss, study shows
Eating behavior and the subjective feeling of hunger are regulated by a variety of hormones. Here a key role is played by the hormone insulin because it is not only active in the body, but also in the brain.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-23 15:56:27

Palm Beach Post: ORB Leaves Palm Beach County for New Lab Space
David Willoughby lives in Palm Beach Gardens and, until recently, worked there too. But the owner of Ocean Ridge Biosciences wanted to expand, and he couldn't find suitable space in northern Palm Beach County.
ORB Company News, 2016-12-02 15:35:33

Greater engagement in leisure activities linked to lower blood pressure of Alzheimer's caregivers
Going for a walk outside, reading, listening to music-;these and other enjoyable activities can reduce blood pressure for elderly caregivers of spouses with Alzheimer's disease, suggests a study in Psychosomatic Medicine: Journal of Biobehavioral Medicine, the official journal of the American Psychosomatic Society. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-23 15:44:51

Humira facing building pressure in EU as Samsung, Biogen get nod for biosimilar
A new flank is opening up in the assault on Humira, the world’s best-selling drug, as the European Medicines Agency today recommended approval of Imraldi, a Humira biosimilar from Samsung and Biogen.
Fierce Pharma, 2017-06-23 15:40:34

Two-test combination accurately identifies benign pancreatic lesions
When performed in tandem, two molecular biology laboratory tests distinguish, with near certainty, pancreatic lesions that mimic early signs of cancer but are completely benign.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-23 15:24:36