Genomic & Biopharma News

Real-time study of medaka fish aboard ISS sheds light on bone metabolism under microgravity
Tokyo Institute of Technology research: Gravitational biology: Real time imaging and transcriptome analysis of medaka aboard space station
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-11 09:19:24

Exploring the Epigenetics of Ethnicity
Researchers attempt to estimate how much of the human genome’s methylation patterns can be attributed to genetic ancestry.
The Scientist, 2017-01-11 09:15:00

Risk of skin cancer does not dissuade indoor tanning habits of college students, study shows
White female college students in Indiana who tan indoors know they are placing themselves at risk of skin cancer and premature skin aging, but most continue to tan indoors anyway, according to a study conducted by researchers at the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-11 09:01:18

Penn study reveals key factors that influence treatment choices in women suffering miscarriage
How women make decisions about treatment while suffering a miscarriage, and the key factors that influence their choices, are revealed in a study published in Obstetrics & Gynecology from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-11 08:42:38

New research paves way for better strategies to diagnose and manage vascular graft infections
A rising prevalence of cardiovascular disease has generated substantial growth in the use of medical implants, such as vascular grafts.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-11 08:28:00

Protein aggregation may trigger inflammatory response linked to neurodegenerative diseases
A recent review article published online in The FASEB Journal points to the "trigger" for the inflammatory response, caused by the immune system, that precedes Alzheimer's disease and other neurological conditions.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-11 08:24:53

Researchers identify new subgroup of cervical cancers with different genetic features
A team of University of South Carolina scientists led by Carolyn Banister and Phillip Buckhaults has identified a new subtype of cervical cancer that, like most cervical cancers, is triggered by human papillomavirus (HPV) but whose growth is not directed by the virus, suggesting that therapy targeting these tumors' distinct genomic pathways may improve patient outcomes over standard treatment.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-11 07:56:48

Novartis, Pfizer join with Big Biopharma peers to create tech standards that streamline how HCPs access info
Novartis, Pfizer join with Big Biopharma peers to create tech standards that streamline how HCPs access info nick.paul.taylor Wed, 01/11/2017 - 02:56
Fierce Biotech, 2017-01-11 07:56:39

U.S. chain restaurants not improving nutritional quality of children's menus, study finds
U.S. chain restaurants participating in a National Restaurant Association initiative to improve the nutritional quality of their children's menus have made no significant changes compared with restaurants not participating in the program, according to a new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-11 07:52:17