Genomic & Biopharma News

Genome-wide base-resolution mapping of DNA methylation in single cells using single-cell bisulfite sequencing (scBS-seq)

Nature, 2017-02-09 00:00:00

Designer compound may untangle damage leading to some dementias
NIH-funded preclinical study suggests a possible treatment for Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders.
National Institutes of Health, 2017-02-08 23:45:00

Naptime could have beneficial effect on language learning in preschool-age children
Research has shown that naps play an important role in sustaining new learning in infants. A new study from the University of Arizona suggests naptime could have a similar effect on language learning in preschool-age children.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-08 23:27:05

Sanofi, Regeneron avoid Praluent disaster as appeals court stays injunction in PCSK9 patent case
Sanofi, Regeneron avoid Praluent disaster as appeals court stays injunction in PCSK9 patent case tracy Wed, 02/08/2017 - 18:26
Fierce Pharma, 2017-02-08 23:26:51

Study finds moderate or severe signs of depression and anxiety among hospice caregivers
Currently, more than 34 million people in the U.S. care for terminally ill love ones, but few resources are available to help them navigate the challenges they encounter.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-08 23:17:59

Poor and less-educated older Americans more likely to suffer from chronic pain, research shows
Poorer and less-educated older Americans are more like to suffer from chronic pain than those with greater wealth and more education, but the disparity between the two groups is much greater than previously thought, climbing as high as 370 percent in some categories, according to new research by a University at Buffalo medical sociologist.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-08 23:10:45

Researchers uncover key molecular pathways behind gut bacterial imbalance during inflammation
A study led by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers has uncovered key molecular pathways behind the disruption of the gut's delicate balance of bacteria during episodes of inflammatory disease.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-08 23:05:07

Many older adults may not be receiving AED treatment after potential epilepsy diagnosis
Many older adults with newly diagnosed epilepsy in the United States are being prescribed older anti-epileptic drugs, and only half begin treatment with AEDs within the first 30 days of a potential epilepsy diagnosis.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-08 22:59:28

Georgia State researcher awarded NIH grant to explore pain management therapies for elderly
Dr. Anne Murphy, a biologist of Georgia State University, has received a five-year, $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, to investigate pain management therapies for people aged 65 or older.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-08 22:49:04