Genomic & Biopharma News

Androgens play a critical role in regulating stomach inflammation in mice
Scientists at the National Institutes of Health determined that stomach inflammation is regulated differently in male and female mice after finding that androgens, or male sex hormones, play a critical role in preventing inflammation in the stomach.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-05-15 00:23:00

What does approval of the Pfizer vaccine for teens and preteens mean for my child?
Extending the emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to preteens and young adolescents adds nearly 17 million more Americans to the pool of those eligible to be immunized against covid-19, helping to build a vaccinated population closer to herd immunity. Moderna and Johnson & Johnson are also testing the efficacy of their vaccines in teens and children.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-05-15 00:17:00

Study suggests potential role for probiotics in preventing respiratory infections
Daily probiotic use was associated with fewer upper respiratory symptoms in overweight and older people, according to a study that suggests a potential role for probiotics in preventing respiratory infections.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-05-15 00:09:00

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

Yoga and breathing exercises have a positive effect on children with ADHD
Yoga and breathing exercises have a positive effect on children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-05-15 00:02:00

Proper seatbelt use can help reduce pediatric spinal fractures
Two thirds of all pediatric spinal fractures, especially in the adolescent population, occur in motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) where seatbelts are not utilized, reports a study in Spine. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-05-14 23:56:00

UCL scientists identify new immunotherapy to combat hepatitis B virus
Scientists at UCL have identified a new immunotherapy to combat the hepatitis B virus (HBV), the most common cause of liver cancer in the world.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-05-14 23:49:00

Unique pre-clinical model enables study of HIV infection and testing of new therapies
A team led by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and Children's National Hospital has developed a unique pre-clinical model that enables the study of long-term HIV infection, and the testing of new therapies aimed at curing the disease.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-05-14 23:41:00

Moderna, Pfizer join the popular crowd, catapulting into the top 10 of America’s favorite companies
Moderna, Pfizer join the popular crowd, catapulting into the top 10 of America’s favorite companies bbulik Fri, 05/14/2021 - 19:32
Fierce Pharma, 2021-05-14 23:32:34

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

Can a small biotech challenge Alexion’s Soliris? With Empaveli’s FDA nod, Apellis can give it a try
Can a small biotech challenge Alexion’s Soliris? With Empaveli’s FDA nod, Apellis can give it a try nhigginsdunn Fri, 05/14/2021 - 18:04
Fierce Pharma, 2021-05-14 22:04:11