Genomic & Biopharma News

Mice study yields important clues about protective role of Clostridia strains
Hundreds of thousands of babies worldwide die every year from infections that ravage their digestive systems – including those caused by Salmonella and E. coli bacteria. Millions more get sick.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-22 00:47:11

New report suggests innovative approaches for better response to chemical inhalation disasters
Better medical responses to the accidental or intentional release of inhaled toxic chemicals are being developed, but the field faces considerable challenges, according to a new report by an international panel of experts.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-22 00:40:42

Systematic Review reveals safe levels of caffeine intake
A rigorous, new scientific Systematic Review paper on caffeine safety confirms the results of the widely-cited Health Canada literature review (2003), which concluded that adverse health effects were not associated with caffeine intake levels at ≤400 mg/day for adults (which is the equivalent of about 4 cups of coffee/day, and 90% of Americans typically consume less than this amount, ≤300 mg/day for pregnant women and ≤2.5 mg/kg-day for children and adolescents.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-22 00:28:15

Global Kidney Health Atlas highlights huge gaps in CKD care and prevention
Despite one in 10 people worldwide having chronic kidney disease, a new global report - The Global Kidney Health Atlas - presented at this week's World Congress of Nephrology in Mexico City and compiled by the International Society of Nephrology and kidney health experts worldwide and published in JAMA- highlights the huge gaps in kidney disease care and prevention in both developed and developing countries, with many countries not prioritising kidney health.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-22 00:19:27

March for Science: Dispatches from Washington, DC
The Scientist's Bob Grant and Tracy Vence are in the nation's capital, covering the demonstration designed to celebrate the research enterprise and advocate for evidence-based policymaking.
The Scientist, 2017-04-22 00:03:00

March for Science: Dispatches from Chicago
The Scientist's Kerry Grens is in Chicago, covering the demonstration designed to celebrate the research enterprise and advocate for evidence-based policymaking.
The Scientist, 2017-04-22 00:02:00

March for Science: Dispatches from Berlin
The Scientist's Diana Kwon is in Berlin, Germany, covering the demonstration designed to celebrate the research enterprise and advocate for evidence-based policymaking.
The Scientist, 2017-04-22 00:00:00

Researchers awarded NIAID grant to develop new tools for eliminating drug-resistant malaria
The University of Maryland School of Medicine has been awarded a $9 million seven-year grant by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to develop new tools to help eliminate drug-resistant malaria in Southeast Asia and other regions where the disease is common.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-21 23:59:10

NIH Funds Seven International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research
The awards fund three new and four existing centers that work in 14 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
National Institutes of Health, 2017-04-21 21:00:00