Genomic & Biopharma News

NIH to hold summit on caregiving
Keynote by Judy Woodruff, PBS NewsHour anchor and managing editor.
National Institutes of Health, 2017-07-26 19:30:00

“Residual echo” of ancient humans in scans may hold clues to mental disorders
Scans suggests that genetic variation may affect the way our brains work today.
National Institutes of Health, 2017-07-26 19:15:00

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

Waterlogged brain region helps scientists gauge damage caused by Parkinson’s disease
NIH-funded research could aid drug development for the condition.
National Institutes of Health, 2017-07-26 19:00:00

New study examines efficacy of extended-release guanfacine in children with chronic tic disorders
A new study assessed the safety, tolerability, and effectiveness of extended-release guanfacine in children 6-17 years of age who have chronic tic disorders including Tourette's disorder.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-26 17:40:04

University of Leicester researchers receive funding to explore vaping among adolescents
"A great deal of controversy surrounds the extent to which e-cigarettes might act as a 'gateway' to smoking, and might be exploited by tobacco companies as a new means of recruiting a generation of nicotine dependents.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-26 17:37:30

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

Study shows advantages of alternative pain relief option during knee replacement surgery
A new study led by researchers at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust and the University of Warwick has recommended an alternative method of pain relief for patients undergoing knee replacement surgery.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-26 16:56:17

Scientists join together to tackle increasing resistance to antibiotic treatments
A team of scientists are to pool their expertise to tackle one of the biggest health challenges facing society - the ability of common infections to resist drug treatment.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-26 16:49:19

Genetic test that predicts prognosis could benefit early-stage colon cancer patients
Early-stage colon cancer patients could benefit in the future from specific genetic tests that forecast their prognosis and help them make the right decision regarding chemotherapy.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-26 16:44:47

Researchers discover potential chemical 'silver bullet' to reduce risk of colon cancer
In preclinical experiments, researchers at VCU Massey Cancer Center have uncovered a new way in which colon cancer develops, as well as a potential "silver bullet" for preventing and treating it.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-26 16:21:08