Genomic & Biopharma News

Study offers way to predict onset of lung disease in children with cystic fibrosis
Cystic fibrosis (CF) shortens life by making the lungs prone to repeated bacterial infections and associated inflammation.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-01-20 03:34:24

Overweight female kidney donors of childbearing age may have greater preeclampsia risk
Female kidney donors who are overweight may be at a greater risk for preeclampsia during pregnancy, according to a new study.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-01-20 03:31:22

Enzyme discovery provides new horizon of therapeutic opportunities across disease spectrum
Doctors have long treated heart attacks, improved asthma symptoms, and cured impotence by increasing levels of a single molecule in the body: nitric oxide.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-01-20 03:15:49

New smartphone app successfully enables remote monitoring of surgical wounds
A new smartphone app called WoundCare is successfully enabling patients to remotely send images of their surgical wounds for monitoring by nurses.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-01-20 03:10:32

CBT is cost-effective treatment in primary care setting, Kaiser Permanente study finds
Cognitive behavioral therapy delivered in a primary care setting is a cost-effective way to treat adolescents with depression who decline or quickly stop using antidepressants, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal Pediatrics.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-01-20 03:00:09

UCLA researchers describe herpes virus structure associated with Kaposi's sarcoma
UCLA researchers have provided the first description of the structure of the herpes virus associated with Kaposi's sarcoma, a type of cancer.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-01-20 02:55:55

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

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

DNA study sheds light on longstanding puzzle of cell division
Scientists have solved a longstanding puzzle of how cells are able to tightly package DNA to enable healthy cell division.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-01-20 02:51:00

Scientists find how potential new eczema treatment could also alleviate asthma
Scientists from VIB-UGent have discovered insights for a possible new therapy for eczema that also reduces the severity of asthma
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-01-20 02:46:09

Older hospitalized patients less likely to be tested for influenza
This year's flu season is shaping up to be an especially serious one, and it's important for clinicians to promptly recognize, diagnosis, and treat influenza in hospitalized patients, especially in vulnerable populations such as older individuals.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-01-20 02:41:27