Genomic & Biopharma News

Heavy shoes cost more energy leading to changes in running performance
Running with heavy shoes costs more energy than running with lightweight shoes.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-03 01:17:01

Understanding sex differences in exercise fatigue can help develop better training strategies
Men are typically stronger and more powerful than women because they have more muscle mass.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-03 01:05:22

Customized tablet-based tool can help epilepsy patients to manage own unique symptoms
Epilepsy patients who want to learn how to manage their own unique symptoms can now get individualized information via tablet computer through a research project at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-03 00:01:35

Sperm tail enzymes inspire nanobiotechnology
Just like workers in a factory, enzymes can create a final product more efficiently if they are stuck together in one place and pass the raw material from enzyme to enzyme, assembly line-style.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-02 23:52:15

Cornell researchers develop chemical probe activated by UV light to control inflammation
Black light does more than make posters glow. Cornell researchers have developed a chemical tool to control inflammation that is activated by ultraviolet (UV) light.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-02 23:44:28

World traveler resumes active lifestyle after partial knee replacement surgery
David Morris of Alexandria, Virginia has a fascinating job that takes him all over the world. So when arthritis and unrelenting knee pain put a crimp in his active lifestyle, he thought it was time to consider knee replacement.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-02 23:40:14

New drug receives FDA approval to reduce risk of cardiovascular death in adults with diabetes
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new indication for Jardiance (empagliflozin) to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death in adult patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-02 23:35:34

NYU study finds cortisol profile differences among sexual minority men
Cortisol is a life sustaining adrenal hormone essential to maintaining the natural balance of the body.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-02 23:34:39

New treatment prevents chemotherapy-induced hearing loss in children with cancer
Investigators from Children's Hospital Los Angeles and 37 other Children's Oncology Group hospitals in the U.S. and Canada have determined that sodium thiosulfate prevents cisplatin-induced hearing loss in children and adolescents with cancer.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-02 23:13:36