Genomic & Biopharma News

The zinc-finger transcriptional factor Slug transcriptionally downregulates ERα by recruiting lysine-specific demethylase 1 in human breast cancer

Nature, 2017-05-08 00:00:00

Membrane-bound β-catenin degradation is enhanced by ETS2-mediated Siah1 induction in Helicobacter pylori-infected gastric cancer cells

Nature, 2017-05-08 00:00:00

Researchers use big data to assess impact of infected animal carriers in Ebola virus spread
IBM announced its researchers have used big data analytics to assess the impact of infected animal carriers, or an animal reservoir, in the spread of the Ebola virus in a way not been previously done for earlier disease models.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-05-06 03:57:00

Pregnant women more likely to be victim of assault-related trauma, study shows
Studies have found that one in six pregnant women have been abused by a partner – beaten, stabbed, shot, or even murdered.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-05-06 03:54:00

Obese women may get less dangerous form of preeclampsia, study suggests
Despite having higher rates of preeclampsia, a dangerous high-blood pressure disorder of late pregnancy, obese women may be less than half as likely to suffer strokes, seizures, and other serious complications of the disorder. The
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-05-06 03:48:00

Secondhand smoke may have different effects on men and women, Amish community research finds
New research at the University of Maryland School of Medicine has found that secondhand smoke tends to have somewhat different effects on men and women.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-05-06 03:42:00

Study shows clear benefit from ERAS approaches in abdominal and pelvic surgeries
In a new study, Roswell Park Cancer Institute researchers have demonstrated that an approach shown to improve outcomes for patients receiving colorectal surgery is just as effective in patients requiring many other abdominal and pelvic operations.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-05-06 03:36:00

Texas A&M researchers aim to develop one drug that treats pain, memory and nicotine addiction
Although pain, memory and nicotine addiction may not seem to be related, they actually share a common player: the nicotinic acetylcholine receptors.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-05-06 03:29:00

Study suggests link between regional gun laws and firearm-related injuries in children
Regions of the United States with the strictest gun laws also have the fewest emergency department visits for pediatric firearm-related injuries, according to a new study by Children's National Health System researchers.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-05-06 03:19:00