Genomic & Biopharma News

Ten minute GP consultations “crazy”, says RCGP lead
The average length of a GP consultation of 10 minutes in the UK is "crazy", but family doctors are "ridiculously overworked" and in short supply, RCGP president Dr Helen Stokes-Lampard has told the BBC.
PharmaTimes, 2017-02-07 11:20:56

Penn scientists discover clues that could lead novel therapies for preventing heart failure
Of the more than 700,000 Americans who suffer a heart attack each year, about a quarter go on to develop heart failure.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-07 11:19:37

UK launch for world’s largest breath-based study into bowel cancer
UK diagnostics group Owlstone Medical has kicked off a 1,400 patient clinical trial assessing the potential of its FAIMS (Field Asymmetric Ion Mobility Spectrometer) technology in the early detection of colorectal cancer, which it claims to be the world's largest breath-based study into the disease.
PharmaTimes, 2017-02-07 11:10:58

Clinical psychologist examines stress reactions among men and women from subjective, hormonal and neuronal standpoint
Whilst it is true that women and men respond differently to stress, current neuroscientific research only partially confirms traditional gender stereotypes.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-07 11:00:35

FDA lifts clinical hold on Northwest Bio cancer vaccine trial
FDA lifts clinical hold on Northwest Bio cancer vaccine trial nick.paul.taylor Tue, 02/07/2017 - 05:59
Fierce Biotech, 2017-02-07 10:59:34

Nutritionist Sally Wisbey provides 7 tips for choosing right supplement
With so many supplements on the market, it can feel overwhelming when trying to choose the right one for you. Brand, cost and dosage can all play a part but why does it matter? See my tips below for on what to look for when choosing a quality supplement.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-07 10:54:43

Study explores how geospatial characteristics affect HIV prevention and care outcomes
Young men who have sex with men, particularly racial/ethnic minorities and youth living in socioeconomically disadvantaged communities, are disproportionately affected by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic in the United States.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-07 10:34:37

Benchmarks of quality weight-management care not met for overweight Latino children, study finds
One of the first studies of provider-patient communication regarding weight-management and associated electronic medical records finds that many benchmarks of quality weight-management care are not met during primary-care visits with overweight Latino children.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-07 10:24:30

New antibody drug shows promising results to prevent or treat HIV
A new biologic agent--the most potent of its kind so far--is showing early promise as part of a potential new strategy for treating HIV. The drug, known as 10-1074, may also offer a new way to prevent viral infection in people who are at high risk to acquire HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-07 10:11:45