Genomic & Biopharma News

Salty Diet Helps Gut Bugs Fight Cancer in Mice: Study
A high-salt diet suppressed the growth of tumors in a mouse model of melanoma, apparently because of an interplay between the gut microbiome and natural killer cells.
The Scientist, 2021-09-20 17:15:24

Study finds rising rates of smoking and vaping among teenagers in Ireland
For the first time in 25 years, rates of smoking among teenage boys in Ireland are increasing, according to a study published in ERJ Open Research.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-09-20 16:57:49

Space Biology: A Road to the Moon, Mars, and Beyond
It’s an exciting time in the field of space travel research. In 2019, SpaceX launched its Dragon spacecraft and Boeing launched its CST-100 Starliner. Both are designed to one day carry human passengers to their destination and home again. These launches represent a critical milestone towards NASA’s return to launching American astronauts to space from American soil using American commercial spacecraft.
ORB Company Blog, 2020-02-26 22:19:00

Smartphone-based augmented reality app helps tackle the fear of spiders
Researchers from the University of Basel have developed an augmented reality app for smartphones in order to help people reduce their fear of spiders.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-09-20 16:51:00

Johnson & Johnson, Mauna Kea launch study of lung cancer biopsy guidance tool
Johnson & Johnson, Mauna Kea launch study of lung cancer biopsy guidance tool apark Mon, 09/20/2021 - 11:43
Fierce Biotech, 2021-09-20 15:43:39

Pfizer plans to seek FDA nod for COVID-19 shot in kids 5 to 11 after positive data
Pfizer plans to seek FDA nod for COVID-19 shot in kids 5 to 11 after positive data kdunleavy Mon, 09/20/2021 - 11:23
Fierce Pharma, 2021-09-20 15:23:41

Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections vary with age and geographical location
In this study, surveillance data were used to investigate how asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections vary by age and geographic location.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-09-20 15:14:01

COVID-19: Clinical Pathways to Pandemic Relief
By Graeme Gardner, Ph.D.
ORB Company Blog, 2020-03-26 19:58:16

Ventyx Biosciences snags $51M, hires new CMO from Horizon Therapeutics
Ventyx Biosciences snags $51M, hires new CMO from Horizon Therapeutics klahucik Mon, 09/20/2021 - 11:03
Fierce Biotech, 2021-09-20 15:03:33

Illumina Ventures sets sights on European genomics startups with new $325M fund
Illumina Ventures sets sights on European genomics startups with new $325M fund chale Mon, 09/20/2021 - 10:58
Fierce Biotech, 2021-09-20 14:58:04

Systematic review focuses on women's health associated with menopausal hormone therapy
Treatment with estrogen in menopause is both good and bad for women's health. The picture is complex and the scientific evidence sometimes scanty or only moderately solid, a study shows. University of Gothenburg researchers took part.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-09-20 14:50:43