Genomic & Biopharma News

Study defines how diarrhea causing rotavirus initially interacts with the host
Research by the Department of Microbiology of the University of Valencia, the Institute of Biomedicine of Valencia and the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology of the CSIC has defined the initial interaction of human rotavirus P [8] (the main cause of gastroenteritis) with the recipients of the intestine.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-07-18 11:56:59

Bischofberger-helmed Kronos bags $105M to tackle tough targets
Kronos Bio has raised $105 million. The series A sets the Norbert Bischofberger-helmed biotech up to advance efforts to hit historically undruggable targets. 
Fierce Biotech, 2019-07-18 11:51:07

ORB Employees Participate in 2019 Martin Luther King Day Event
ORB employees get a rare break from the lab on January 21, 2019. A group of Ocean Ridge Biosciences employees stepped out of the lab on a beautiful South Florida winter day to take part in an event honoring Martin Luther King. We got our hands dirty planting some flowers and shrubs at a local park in Deerfield Beach.
ORB Company News, 2019-01-22 23:24:59

New technique reduces postoperative deficit of oxygen in the blood in patients with morbid obesity
This is a randomized controlled trial with the aim of decreasing the prevalence of postoperative hypoxemia (deficiency of blood oxygenation) with the early application of oxygen therapy.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-07-18 11:49:00

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

Diabetes medications mask euglycemic ketoacidosis at the time of surgery
A new class of diabetes medications is masking the potentially dangerous condition of ketoacidosis at the time of surgery.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-07-18 11:22:51

Researchers aim to find new treatments for endometriosis patients
EU-funded researchers are studying the molecular mechanisms behind endometriosis in the hope of finding new treatment options for the millions of women around the world who suffer from the chronic inflammatory disease.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-07-18 11:12:47

‘Climate grief’: Fears about the planet’s future weigh on Americans’ mental health
Therapist Andrew Bryant says the landmark United Nations climate report last October brought a new mental health concern to his patients.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-07-18 11:08:30

New curriculum to improve soft skills in schools boosts children’s health and behavior
A trial of a new curriculum to improve soft skills in secondary school children has shown that it can boost their physical health and behaviour, as well as changing their career aspirations.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-07-18 11:06:18

Researchers explain why fascioliasis patients have increased risk for neurological diseases
Fascioliasis is a parasitic disease caused by two species that are present in the liver: Hepatic Fasciola, which is present worldwide, and Fasciola gigantica, which is in Asia and Africa.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-07-18 11:00:08

Common medications can masquerade as dementia in seniors
By all accounts the woman, in her late 60s, appeared to have severe dementia. She was largely incoherent. Her short-term memory was terrible. She couldn't focus on questions that medical professionals asked her.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-07-18 10:20:43