Genomic & Biopharma News

Faster patient enrollment gets Veristat long-term deal with AOBiome
Microbiome startup AOBiome first tapped Veristat to help run a phase 2 study that tests its ammonia-oxidizing bacteria for the treatment of hypertension, and after Veristat finished enrollment earlier than expected, AOBiome decided to extend the collaboration.
Fierce Biotech, 2017-06-21 02:44:29

Bristol scientist develops novel ophthalmic device that could prevent vision loss worldwide
Dr Shelby Temple, from the University of Bristol's School of Biological Sciences, has been named Innovator of the Year 2017 for his ground-breaking work into polarization and macular degeneration.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-21 02:43:08

NIA-funded conference findings aim at integrating frailty management into person-centered care
Though it is one of the most frequently used health indicators as more and more of us age, frailty -- the medical term for increased vulnerability to declines in health or a loss of independence -- remains under-studied and under-utilized, so say researchers reporting on a prestigious conference hosted by the American Geriatrics Society and the National Institute on Aging, with support from the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine and The John A. Hartford Foundation.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-21 02:27:44

Smart phones in the hands of kids too early !
In an alarming new finding from the recent Australian Child Health Poll it has been seen that nearly one third of preschoolers and two thirds of primary school aged children are owners of smart phones. If not owners, one in two kids are using these smart phones unsupervised, the poll finds.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-21 02:24:45

Scientists urge caution on common antimicrobial chemicals Triclosan and Triclocarban
There are two ingredients, triclosan and triclocarban, that are used in several cleaning products such as soaps, toothpastes, detergents, carpets, paints etc. They are mainly used to kill the microbes such as bacteria, fungi and viruses. These chemicals however persist in the environment and continue to pose a risk says a new stud
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-21 01:55:11

Animal model of Gulf War illness hints at possible ways to mitigate symptoms
When hundreds of thousands of American troops deployed to the Persian Gulf in 1990 and 1991 in what is now called the First Gulf War, they were exposed to a variety of chemicals.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-21 01:44:25

Faulty BRCA genes and their linkage to breast and ovarian cancer: Study
A new large scale study has focussed on faulty BRCA genes and their linkage to breast and ovarian cancer. The research could help doctors counsel and advise their patients in a more definitive way in terms of treatment as well as lifestyle changes that could minimize cancer risk.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-21 01:30:57

A novel and effective method to generate human porcine-specific regulatory T cells with high expression of IL-10, TGF-β1 and IL-35

Nature, 2017-06-21 00:00:00

Treatment of sarcopenia and glucose intolerance through mitochondrial activation by 5-aminolevulinic acid

Nature, 2017-06-21 00:00:00