Genomic & Biopharma News

VA scientists reveal new theory on how aspirin may ward off cancer
Studies abound that point to a role for plain old aspirin in keeping deadly cancers at bay. While aspirin is not yet part of mainstream treatment for any cancer, it is recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force for certain adults to help prevent colorectal cancer.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-08 20:51:20

Special spectrometry method can help better detect harmful cells linked to cancer
A special spectrometry method that is normally used in analyses of computer chips, lacquers and metals has been further developed at the University of Gothenburg so that it can help researchers better detect harmful cells in the body.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-08 20:43:50

NIH researchers identify genes that may predict how melanoma spreads
Cancerous tumors are voracious. Once they have consumed all the oxygen and nutrients in the original tumor site, the cancer cells travel to other parts of the body (metastasize) to find more nourishment.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-08 20:36:52

Mayo Clinic study quantifies immune cell types linked to future risk of developing breast cancer
Researchers from Mayo Clinic have quantified the numbers of various types of immune cells associated with the risk of developing breast cancer. The findings are published in a study in Clinical Cancer Research.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-08 20:26:26

Men with hip fractures experience greater cognitive impairment and higher risk of death, study shows
In a study of hip fracture patients, men displayed greater levels of cognitive impairment within the first 22 days of fracture than women, and cognitive limitations increased the risk of dying within six months in both men and women.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-08 20:03:00

Merck KGaA India plant faces partial work stoppage
Merck KGaA India plant faces partial work stoppage epalmer Wed, 02/08/2017 - 14:54
Fierce Pharma, 2017-02-08 19:54:10

Sanofi creates vaccine growth in 2016 despite lifeless Dengvaxia launch
Sanofi creates vaccine growth in 2016 despite lifeless Dengvaxia launch esagonowsky Wed, 02/08/2017 - 14:42
Fierce Pharma, 2017-02-08 19:42:44

Toward Killing Cancer with Bacteria
Researchers employ an engineered microbe to destroy tumor cells in mice.
The Scientist, 2017-02-08 19:00:00

AMRI partners with Bruker, HighRes in mass spectrometry for drug discovery
AMRI partners with Bruker, HighRes in mass spectrometry for drug discovery aliu Wed, 02/08/2017 - 13:55
Fierce Biotech, 2017-02-08 18:55:15