Genomic & Biopharma News

New framework establishes safe thresholds for antimicrobials
Researchers have made progress towards a G7 commitment to establish safe standards for the release of antimicrobials into the environment, by developing a new framework that establishes safe thresholds.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-11 04:58:24

Study shows how XRCC1 gene untangles proteins that trigger cancerous tumors
Even on a good day, DNA is constantly getting damaged. Nicks, scratches, breaks: the delicate strands that carry life's genetic code take a beating as they jumble about in the course of their work. If left untreated, errors accumulate, with fatal consequences -- such as cancerous tumors -- for the cell and the organism.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-11 04:56:28

Nicotinamide can help stimulate plant immune systems, shows study
Fungal diseases in cereal crops cause major economic losses and also threaten human and livestock health, because some fungi produce powerful toxins that might enter the food chain. Farmers use fungicides to control crop diseases, such as wheat head blight. Although agrochemicals are rigorously tested for safety, there can be concerns over chemical residues in food.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-11 04:52:52

Nanobodies from nanomice and llamas show potent neutralizing activity against SARS-CoV-2 variants
While several COVID-19 vaccines have been approved to date, the constant evolution of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) receptor-binding domain (RBD) has challenged the efficacy of these vaccines.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-11 04:52:23

Agroecology has boosted the variety of foods consumed by children
A farming practice known as agroecology has boosted the variety of foods eaten by children by 10 per cent, according to a study.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-11 04:51:04

Special dipping solution can significantly extend the shelf life of “side streams”
When herring are filleted, more than half their weight becomes a low-value 'side stream' that never reaches our plates - despite being rich in protein and healthy omega-3 fatty acids.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-11 04:47:31

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.
ORB Company News, 2016-12-02 15:35:33

New device wirelessly powers other wearable devices using a single source
Advancements in wearable technology are reshaping the way we live, work and play, and also how healthcare is delivered and received. Wearables that have weaved their way into everyday life include smart watches and wireless earphones, while in the healthcare setting, common devices include wearable injectors, electrocardiogram (ECG) monitoring patches, listening aids, and more.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-11 04:45:12

WHO’s new guidance seeks person-centered, rights-based approaches to mental health care
Globally, the majority of mental health care continues to be provided in psychiatric hospitals, and human rights abuses and coercive practices remain all too common.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-11 04:42:59

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

ORB Company News, 2016-12-02 21:24:27

Leaders call for renewed global solidarity to eradicate polio
Today, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) will launch the Polio Eradication Strategy 2022-2026: Delivering on a Promise at a virtual event, to overcome the remaining challenges to ending polio, including setbacks caused by COVID-19.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-11 04:37:00