Genomic & Biopharma News

RNA sequencing-based microRNA expression signature in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: oncogenic targets by antitumor miR-143-5p and miR-143-3p regulation

Nature, 2020-07-04 00:00:00

High population density in India associated with spread of COVID-19
Indian health experts say the findings of a US study — which suggest that population density is unrelated to COVID-19 infection rates — to be completely contradictory to their experience of dealing with the pandemic in India, a country with 1.3 billion people.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-07-03 22:31:26

COVID-19: Clinical Pathways to Pandemic Relief
By Graeme Gardner, Ph.D.
ORB Company Blog, 2020-03-26 19:58:16

Toxic metallic air pollution nanoparticles found inside myocardial mitochondria of city dwellers
Toxic metallic air pollution nanoparticles are getting inside the crucial, energy-producing structures within the hearts of people living in polluted cities, causing cardiac stress - a new study confirms.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-07-03 22:22:00

Researchers isolate protective antibodies for rare, polio-like disease in children
Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Purdue University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison have isolated human monoclonal antibodies that potentially can prevent a rare but devastating polio-like illness in children linked to a respiratory viral infection.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-07-03 22:14:00

Space Biology: A Road to the Moon, Mars, and Beyond
It’s an exciting time in the field of space travel research. In 2019, SpaceX launched its Dragon spacecraft and Boeing launched its CST-100 Starliner. Both are designed to one day carry human passengers to their destination and home again. These launches represent a critical milestone towards NASA’s return to launching American astronauts to space from American soil using American commercial spacecraft.
ORB Company Blog, 2020-02-26 22:19:00

SARS-CoV-2-Reactive T Cells Found in Patients with Severe COVID-19
A small subset of uninfected people also had SARS-CoV-2-fighting T cells, a finding that scientists are still trying to figure out.
The Scientist, 2020-07-03 16:15:22

Study: One-third of Parkinson's patients experienced increased symptoms during lockdown
A third of people with Parkinson's have experienced increased symptoms during lockdown, according to a survey by Lancaster University and the charity Parkinson's UK.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-07-03 14:21:00

Yet Another Brazilian Museum Suffers Fire, Loss Of Specimens
The Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden is still assessing the damage from a June 15 fire.
The Scientist, 2020-07-03 14:14:14

Novel biomarkers can diagnose and assess the risk of preeclampsia
Preeclampsia is a devastating disorder that occurs very suddenly in the second half of pregnancy and causes severe health problems for both mother and baby.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-07-03 14:11:20

Morning walks can improve the sleeping habits of bypass surgery patients
Trouble sleeping after heart bypass surgery? Morning walks are the solution, according to research presented today on ACNAP Essentials 4 You, a scientific platform of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-07-03 14:09:06