Genomic & Biopharma News

New JAMA study supports use of SMT as first line treatment for low back pain patients
A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association adds to a growing body of recent research supporting the use of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) as a first line treatment for acute low back pain, according to the American Chiropractic Association.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-12 15:29:30

Bye-bye Bass? In the end, 'consumers pay,' he warns of thwarted patent challenges
Bye-bye Bass? In the end, 'consumers pay,' he warns of thwarted patent challenges chelfand Wed, 04/12/2017 - 11:28
Fierce Pharma, 2017-04-12 15:28:34

Johnson & Johnson's latest talc powder showdown kicks off, with thousands more lawsuits to go
Johnson & Johnson's latest talc powder showdown kicks off, with thousands more lawsuits to go esagonowsky Wed, 04/12/2017 - 10:54
Fierce Pharma, 2017-04-12 14:54:35

FDA OKs Mazor’s spinal deformity correction software
FDA OKs Mazor’s spinal deformity correction software aalidrus Wed, 04/12/2017 - 10:38
Fierce Biotech, 2017-04-12 14:38:10

FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation to NantCell’s Ganitumab to Treat Ewing Sarcoma

Immuno-Oncology News, 2017-04-12 14:26:36

Opdivo lung cancer slip took a bite out of Bristol CEO's bonus, but pay still hit $16.9M
Opdivo lung cancer slip took a bite out of Bristol CEO's bonus, but pay still hit $16.9M tracy Wed, 04/12/2017 - 10:14
Fierce Pharma, 2017-04-12 14:14:51

Study reveals driver licensing rates and patterns among adolescents with ASD
A new study from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia finds one in three adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) acquires an intermediate driver's license, and the majority does so in their 17th year.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-12 14:11:31

CRISPR Corrects Duchenne-Causing Mutations
Using CRISPR-Cpf1 gene editing, researchers have fixed mutations that cause a form of muscular dystrophy in cultured human cardiomyocytes and a mouse model.
The Scientist, 2017-04-12 14:01:00

New report reveals costs related to surgical and minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures
A new report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reveals that Americans spent more than ever before - $16 billion - on cosmetic plastic surgery and minimally-invasive procedures in 2016.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-12 13:43:26