Genomic & Biopharma News

New finding demonstrates what happens at cellular level during onset of type2 diabetes
Researchers at Dublin City University and their project partners in the EU FP7 funded DEXLIFE project have found fresh evidence to explain the processes that occur in the body's cells leading to the onset of type2 diabetes.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-12-13 03:36:29

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

Scientists gain crucial insights into cause of stuttering
One percent of adults and five percent of children are unable to achieve what most of us take for granted--speaking fluently. Instead, they struggle with words, often repeating the beginning of a word, for example "G-g-g-g-g-ood morning" or get stuck with single sounds, such as "Ja" for "January" although they know exactly what they want to say.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-12-13 03:33:03

Researchers discover how high glucose levels in pregnancy affect baby's heart
Researchers at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA have discovered how high glucose levels -- whether caused by diabetes or other factors -- keep heart cells from maturing normally.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-12-13 03:28:48

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

Experts call for rigorous clinical trials in use of experimental fetal therapy
Citing uncertainties about the risks and benefits of an experimental therapy for fetuses whose kidneys do not develop, bioethicists at Johns Hopkins and a team of medical experts are calling for rigorous clinical trials in the use of a potential treatment, known as amnioinfusion.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-12-13 03:04:38

Sign-up deadline is Friday, but some people may get extra time
Open enrollment on the federal health law's marketplace ends Friday, and most people who want a plan for next year need to meet the deadline.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-12-13 02:57:34

Oxford and Berlin create partnership to open up new research initiatives
The partnership will build on existing research links involving the five universities and create an environment for forging new projects in medicine, the sciences, humanities and social sciences among all partners.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-12-13 02:52:59

Children's Colorado and RxRevu partner to help prescribers better meet needs of pediatric patients
Children's Hospital Colorado (Children's Colorado) and RxRevu, the leader in prescription-decision support, are collaborating to help prescribers better meet the needs of children by seamlessly incorporating antimicrobial-stewardship best practices into prescribers' decision-making processes.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-12-13 02:46:55

Researchers developing smartphone app to help patients with eating disorders
With a new $50,000 award from the National Eating Disorders Association, a research team at the University of Kansas is developing a smartphone app for clinical use with patients receiving treatment for an eating disorder -- the deadliest of all mental disorders.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-12-13 02:41:55

Self-efficacy in exercise adoption appears to positively influence female veterans with FM symptoms
For female Veterans with fibromyalgia (FM) symptoms, the impact of believing in their ability to begin and sustain a long-term exercise program appears to positively influence their results.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-12-13 02:37:36