Genomic & Biopharma News

Newly discovered cytoskeleton utilized by cancer cells for survival
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have discovered a cytoskeleton which provides the structure for mitochondria, the cell's energy producers.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-08-15 16:37:11

Pelican Newspaper: Gene profiling at Ocean Ridge Biosciences to unlock mysteries of the human body
Identifying the markers for pancreatic cancer may have happened here in a 5,400 square foot facility where scientists routinely practice next generation RNA profiling and biomarker discovery. Please read the PDF for more details
ORB Company News, 2016-11-25 18:55:37

Researchers discover new promising target point for cancer and diabetes therapies
If certain signaling cascades are misregulated, diseases like cancer, obesity and diabetes may occur. A mechanism recently discovered by scientists at the Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie in Berlin and at the University of Geneva has a crucial influence on such signaling cascades and may be an important key for the future development of therapies against these diseases.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-08-15 16:28:37

Regular resistance training improves exercise motivation
A recent study conducted in the University of Jyväskylä suggests that resistance training improves exercise motivation and contributes to making exercise planning among older adults. Exercise motivation and exercise self-efficacy are key factors in continuing resistance training.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-08-15 16:24:15

Thyroid drugs made with ingredient from banned Chinese plant recalled in U.S.
Another Chinese product using potentially substandard ingredients has slipped through the regulatory cracks into the U.S.
Fierce Pharma, 2018-08-15 15:49:18

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

Sygnature Discovery debuts expansion plans for its U.K. campus
U.K.-based CRO Sygnature Discovery unveiled plans to expand the footprint of its campus with the addition of a new facility.
Fierce Biotech, 2018-08-15 15:45:27

New Method Uses Bioinformatics to Monitor Immunotherapy Response to Cancer

Immuno-Oncology News, 2018-08-15 14:57:30

Cruciferous vegetables found to protect against colon cancer in mice
Researchers have revealed how vegetables such as broccoli, cabbage and kale help to maintain a healthy gut and protect against colon cancer.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-08-15 14:50:00

As EpiPens run short, Kaléo boasts it has an available supply of epinephrine injectors
Spot shortages persist for Mylan’s lifesaving EpiPens and the epinephrine injectors of some of its rivals, but Kaléo is making sure the public knows its version is available. You just can’t run to your pharmacy and expect to get a box.
Fierce Pharma, 2018-08-15 14:39:53

GlaxoSmithKline scores new win for 2-drug HIV regimen, this time in long-acting version
Pushing ahead with its ambition for two-drug HIV therapies to challenge archrival Gilead Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline’s ViiV Healthcare is touting new data on a monthly, two-drug injection co-developed with Johnson & Johnson.
Fierce Pharma, 2018-08-15 14:37:26