Genomic & Biopharma News

Study looks into specific elements of Mediterranean diet for colorectal health
The benefits of a "Mediterranean diet" (MD) are well-known when it comes to colorectal protection, but it's hard to know specifically what elements of the diet are the healthiest.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-30 09:57:55

Acquisitive Philips strikes $2.2B deal to buy Spectranetics
Philips has agreed to buy the Spectranetics Corporation for about $2.2 billion. The acquired assets will bolster the Dutch company’s heart disease therapy portfolio and equip it to mount an assault on the multibillion-dollar market for coronary stents.
Fierce Biotech, 2017-06-30 09:49:15

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PharmaTimes, 2017-06-30 09:00:01

Bedfont Scientific receives Small Business of the Year 2017 award
Formed as a partnership between Equilibrium PR and Best Business Events, the Maidstone Business Awards debuted this year, giving businesses across Maidstone the chance to be recognised for their strengths and strides in the following categories: Start-up, Small Business, Creative/Digital, Customer Service, Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Hospitality.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-30 08:51:59

First UK guideline provides recommendations to manage adults with Primary Sjögren’s Syndrome
The first UK guideline on the care of adults with Primary Sjögren’s Syndrome has been published today by the British Society of Rheumatology.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-30 08:50:52

Ondek raises capital to develop new treatment for childhood allergy
Ondek, the Australian biotechnology company founded by Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall, today announced it raised A$3.59 million in equity funding from professional and high-net-worth investors to support his work to develop a new treatment for childhood allergy.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-30 08:50:41

New paradigm of empathy-based medicine needed to improve outcomes in healthcare, say experts
Existing digital technologies must be exploited to enable a paradigm shift in current healthcare delivery which focuses on tests, treatments and targets rather than the therapeutic benefits of empathy.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-30 08:50:28

Glooko raises $35 million to accelerate growth in data analytics to support diabetes community
Glooko, the leader in diabetes data management, today announced $35 million in new funding to accelerate growth, expand international presence, and deepen expertise in data analytics.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-30 08:50:19

Benefits of full breastfeeding in newborns could last through to early adulthood, research shows
Babies who are fed only breast milk for the first three months of life appear to be much more likely to maintain a healthy weight trajectory, with the benefits possibly lasting through to early adulthood, new research shows.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-30 08:50:04