Genomic & Biopharma News

Korn Ferry's Futurestep division partners with GSK to provide recruitment services in Life Sciences sector
Futurestep division of Korn Ferry, the preeminent global people and organisational advisory firm, has been appointed by GlaxoSmithKline, one of the world's largest science-led global healthcare companies, to provide a Flexible Delivery Solution for recruitment support across the United Kingdom, United States and Latin America.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-22 06:44:03

Simple, noninvasive physical examination technique can help locate ectopic pregnancies
The location of an ectopic pregnancy can be determined using a simple, noninvasive physical examination technique used by osteopathic physicians, researchers say.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-22 06:36:31

Medtronic launches new Signia Stapling System that provides real-time feedback during surgery
Delivering on its commitment to develop and expand minimally invasive surgery technologies and capabilities, Medtronic plc announced the launch of its Signia Stapling System. The latest addition to the company's MIS portfolio, the Signia system provides surgeons with real-time feedback and automated responses to that real-time data.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-22 06:28:43

Prior Scientific to display latest precision products at two major Microscopy shows
Prior Scientific has announced that it will be exhibiting its latest motorised stages, focus motors, sample loading systems and other equipment for precision microscopy, at the forthcoming Focus on Microscopy & Microscience and Microscopy Congress shows which will be held in Bordeaux, France and Manchester, UK respectively.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-22 06:21:24

NIH launches new study to test experimental vaccine that targets mosquito-transmitted diseases
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, has launched a Phase 1 clinical trial to test an investigational vaccine intended to provide broad protection against a range of mosquito-transmitted diseases, such as Zika, malaria, West Nile fever and dengue fever, and to hinder the ability of mosquitoes to transmit such infections.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-22 06:11:39

Investigational malaria vaccine protects against multiple strains, study shows
An investigational malaria vaccine has protected a small number of healthy U.S. adults from infection with a malaria strain different from that contained in the vaccine, according to a study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-22 05:57:03

Penn expert suggests shorter radiation treatment for men with prostate cancer
Men with prostate cancer can receive shorter courses of radiation therapy than what is currently considered standard, according to Justin Bekelman, MD, an associate professor of Radiation Oncology, Medical Ethics, and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine and Abramson Cancer Center.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-22 05:32:51

Itch Neurons in Mouse Spinal Cords Can Sense Pain
Neurons in the spinal cord thought to be itch-specific also act as a braking mechanism for intense pain, scientists show.
The Scientist, 2017-02-22 05:00:00

Studies show benefits and risks of testosterone treatment in older men
It is commonly known that testosterone levels decrease as men age, but until last year, little was known about the effects of testosterone treatment in older men with low testosterone.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-22 03:10:00