Genomic & Biopharma News

Pelican Newspaper: Gene profiling at Ocean Ridge Biosciences to unlock mysteries of the human body
Identifying the markers for pancreatic cancer may have happened here in a 5,400 square foot facility where scientists routinely practice next generation RNA profiling and biomarker discovery. Please read the PDF for more details
ORB Company News, 2016-11-25 18:55:37

New study finds clear trend of HIV patients persisting with treatment longer than usual
With antiretroviral drugs, HIV has become a manageable chronic condition, but only so long as patients continue to take the medication.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-05-27 00:06:18

Climate change may increase rates of sleep loss
Climate change may keep you awake -- and not just metaphorically. Nights that are warmer than normal can harm human sleep, researchers show in a new paper, with the poor and elderly most affected.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-05-26 23:55:31

New drug offers hope to patients with hepatitis C
Patients with hepatitis C who suffer from advanced stages of liver disease have renewed hope, thanks to findings by researchers who have discovered that a new drug significantly reduces their risk of death and need for transplantation.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-05-26 17:25:00

Study examines relationship between statin use and heart structure, function
Statins are associated with improved heart structure and function, according to research presented today at EuroCMR 2017. The benefits were above and beyond the cholesterol lowering effect of statins.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-05-26 17:03:44

Some types of cancers are heavily dependent on sugar, study shows
In a new study, scientists at The University of Texas at Dallas have found that some types of cancers have more of a sweet tooth than others.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-05-26 16:44:43

Vitamin D supplements in pregnancy could help protect children against asthma
A new study published today in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology has found that taking Vitamin D supplements in pregnancy can positively modify the immune system of the newborn baby, which could help to protect against asthma and respiratory infections, a known risk factor for developing asthma in childhood.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-05-26 16:41:29

Scientists discover receptor protein that promotes chronic heart failure
Researchers in Japan have identified a receptor protein on the surface of heart cells that promotes chronic heart failure.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-05-26 16:37:44

Sun takes Q4 hit as FDA problems at Halol, generic pricing pressure undermine U.S. sales
Sun Pharma has suffered a gut-wrenching drop in its sales in the U.S. as ongoing regulatory restraints for Sun Pharma’s key API plant in India, along with generic pricing pressures, did a number on the drugmaker’s final quarter.
Fierce Pharma, 2017-05-26 16:34:14

Palm Beach Post: ORB Leaves Palm Beach County for New Lab Space
David Willoughby lives in Palm Beach Gardens and, until recently, worked there too. But the owner of Ocean Ridge Biosciences wanted to expand, and he couldn't find suitable space in northern Palm Beach County. Please read the PDF for more details
ORB Company News, 2016-12-02 15:35:33

New study finds dramatic reorganization of the gut caused by weight loss surgery
Obesity, already a global epidemic, is on the rise. Over one-third of the U.S. population is currently afflicted, according to the Centers for Disease Control and the monetary costs alone are approaching $150 billion dollars annually.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-05-26 16:33:52