Genomic & Biopharma News

COX-2 Inhibitors May Improve Cancer Immunotherapy Response

Immuno-Oncology News, 2017-07-22 21:04:47

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

UC's ATS develops new employment model to support people with disabilities
There was a time when not much was expected of Karly Saeks. Saeks is a person with an autism spectrum disorder. In high school, a vocational counselor told her parents to manage their expectations when it came to their daughter's future.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-22 03:57:00

LMU neurobiologists present new theory for origin of grid cells
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich neurobiologists present a new theory for the origin of the grid cells required for spatial orientation in the mammalian brain, which assigns a vital role to the timing of trains of signals they receive from neurons called place cells.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-22 03:53:00

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

High dose flu vaccine reduces risk of respiratory and all-cause hospitalizations, study finds
In the largest nursing home study to date on the effect of a high dose (HD) flu vaccine, researchers found that vaccines with four times the antigen of standard flu (SD) vaccines significantly reduced the risk of respiratory and all-cause hospitalization during flu season.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-22 03:48:00

People with genetic susceptibility to Alzheimer's may have greater cognitive deficits with sleep-disordered breathing
People who carry a genetic susceptibility to Alzheimer's disease appear to be at greater risk of diminished cognition from sleep-disordered breathing than those without the susceptibility, according to new research published online, ahead of print in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-22 03:43:00

Common surgical techniques for ACL repair offer improved quality of life five years after injury
The most common surgical techniques used to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) offer patients improved quality of life five years after injury, according to research presented today at the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-22 03:37:00

Study finds improvements in sports-related functions, quality of life 10 years after ACL surgery
In the first prospective ACL reconstruction cohort with over 80% follow-up at 10 years, researchers from the Multicenter Orthopaedics Outcome Network demonstrated that patients could perform sports-related functions and maintain a high knee-related quality of life a decade after surgery, though activity levels decline over time.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-22 03:32:00

NETRF announces new research grants to advance treatments for neuroendocrine tumors
The Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation has announced a new round of scientific and clinical research grants, aimed at advancing the treatment of and the search for cures to neuroendocrine tumors.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-22 03:26:00

West Virginia University research: Telenutrition can help aging adults in rural areas achieve weight loss
In many rural areas, treating chronic diseases related to diet and weight is challenging because of limited access to food and nutrition experts.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-22 03:21:00