Genomic & Biopharma News

First Patient with BPDCN Receives UCART123 Dose in Phase 1 Clinical Trial

Immuno-Oncology News, 2017-08-19 18:42:30

Physicians studying how to prescribe income security
Physicians at St. Michael's Hospital are studying how full-time income support workers hired by health-care clinics can help vulnerable patients or those living in poverty improve their finances and their health.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-08-19 02:35:28

Food allergies: Mechanism underlying cross-reaction between cypress pollen and certain fruits revealed
Working in collaboration with teams from the Czech Republic and Japan, researchers from the Institut Pasteur, Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP), and Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Marseille (AP-HM) have identified, for the first time, the likely origin of the cross-reactivity between cypress pollen, peaches and citrus fruits.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-08-19 02:30:33

Northwestern Medicine scientists develop novel method to track HIV infection
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a novel method of tracking HIV infection, allowing the behavior of individual virions -- infectious particles -- to be connected to infectivity.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-08-19 02:19:03

Adequate sleep and caffeine could help reduce postoperative pain
Sleep is essential for good mental and physical health, and chronic insufficient sleep increases the risk for several chronic health problems.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-08-19 02:14:48

Harnessing the microbiome potential
Spring is underway in parts of the US, and while Florida by no means undergoes the dramatic reappearance of foliage or colorful clumps of daffodils and azaleas, the southern part of the sunshine state experiences its share of spring renewals.  For instance, recently a brood of Muscovy duck (Cairina moschata) hatchlings appeared near Ocean Ridge Biosciences' laboratory.
ORB Company Blog, 2017-03-31 21:41:45

New technique quickly, economically monitors multiple molecular interactions in living tissues
A new approach to optical imaging makes it possible to quickly and economically monitor multiple molecular interactions in a large area of living tissue -- such as an organ or a small animal; technology that could have applications in medical diagnosis, guided surgery, or pre-clinical drug testing.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-08-19 01:03:31

Review of kidney cancer incidence in California signals end of a trend
A review of kidney cancer in California from 1988 through 2013 by the UC Davis Institute for Population Health Improvement has concluded that the high incidence of small tumors and early-stage disease observed in California from 1988 until about 2009 has declined and stabilized in recent years, signaling the end of a trend.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-08-19 00:49:18

Harnessing the microbiome potential
Spring is underway in parts of the US, and while Florida by no means undergoes the dramatic reappearance of foliage or colorful clumps of daffodils and azaleas, the southern part of the sunshine state experiences its share of spring renewals.  For instance, recently a brood of Muscovy duck (Cairina moschata) hatchlings appeared near Ocean Ridge Biosciences' laboratory.
ORB Company Blog, 2017-03-31 21:41:45

Older smokers more likely to quit with increase in cigarette prices, study finds
Older smokers are usually more set in their ways, but a dollar increase in cigarette prices makes them 20 percent more likely to quit, a new Drexel University study found.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-08-19 00:43:34

Study provides insight into development of red blood cells
Every cell in the body, whether skin or muscle or brain, starts out as a generic cell that acquires its unique characteristics after undergoing a process of specialization. Nowhere is this process more dramatic than it is in red blood cells.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-08-19 00:34:00