Genomic & Biopharma News

COVID-19 vaccination does not reduce chances of conception, study suggests
NIH-funded research shows infection can affect male fertility.
National Institutes of Health, 2022-01-20 23:00:00

NIH awards $170 million for precision nutrition study
The Nutrition for Precision Health study leverages NIH’s All of Us Research Program’s large, diverse data platform.
National Institutes of Health, 2022-01-20 20:00:00

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

Leaping Larvae Intrigue Scientists
The Scientist spoke with entomologist Matt Bertone about the characteristics of Laemophloeus biguttatus larvae jumps—a previously unreported behavior in this group of beetles.
The Scientist, 2022-01-20 18:26:51

CDC releases new state maps of adult physical inactivity prevalence in America
More than 1 in 5 adults is inactive in all but four states, according to new state maps of adult physical inactivity prevalence released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2022-01-20 18:05:25

UAB research outlines successful xenotransplantation of genetically modified kidneys
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine announces today the first peer-reviewed research outlining the successful transplant of genetically modified, clinical-grade pig kidneys into a brain-dead human individual, replacing the recipient's native kidneys.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2022-01-20 17:59:23

MD Anderson and Yingli Pharma announce strategic alliance to advance many oncology programs
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Yingli Pharma US, Inc. today announced a strategic alliance to advance several oncology programs from preclinical discovery through clinical development.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2022-01-20 17:48:10

Intense, regular walking may help prevent Type 2 diabetes among 70 and 80 year olds
Walking regularly and at greater intensity may help prevent Type 2 diabetes among 70 and 80 year olds, according to one of the first studies measuring steps and pace among this population.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2022-01-20 17:44:00

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

Northwestern medical student explores trends in pre-pregnancy cardiovascular health
After completing a hospital shadowing experience at while an undergraduate student at Yale University, Michael Wang knew that he wanted to pursue medicine as a career path. Now a fourth-year medical student at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Wang is currently applying to internal medicine residency programs with a focus in primary care.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2022-01-20 17:36:13

FDA urges doctors to prioritize blood draws as collection tube supplies dwindle
FDA urges doctors to prioritize blood draws as collection tube supplies dwindle chale Thu, 01/20/2022 - 12:26
Fierce Biotech, 2022-01-20 17:26:45