Genomic & Biopharma News

Research uncovers mechanism implicated in defective function of tumor-associated dendritic cells
A new study from The Wistar Institute revealed the mechanism implicated in the defective function of tumor-associated dendritic cells (DCs), a specialized type of immune cells that expose the antigens on their surface to activate the T cells.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-12-16 03:26:19

Study reveals biology behind why muscle stem cells respond differently to aging or injury
A new study led by researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute describes the biology behind why muscle stem cells respond differently to aging or injury.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-12-16 03:16:42

HKBU experts develop new generation of smart anti-cancer drug molecules
The toxic nature of chemotherapy poses a great challenge to clinical treatment of cancer. A team of scholars from the School of Chinese Medicine of Hong Kong Baptist University devoted their efforts to the development of a new generation of smart anti-cancer drug molecules.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-12-16 03:14:30

Prostate cancer researchers find significant disparities between two liquid biopsy providers
Two Johns Hopkins prostate cancer researchers found significant disparities when they submitted identical patient samples to two different commercial liquid biopsy providers.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-12-16 03:09:22

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

Researchers reveal previously unknown mechanism that inhibits cells' ability to develop into tumors
CANCER RESEARCH Danish researchers have just presented a previously unknown mechanism that inhibits the ability of cells to develop into cancer cells. Their findings have important implications for the understanding of how cancer starts, and how to improve the treatment of illness in the future.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-12-16 03:05:59

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

Studies highlight potential of fMRI applications to detect, treat epilepsy in children
Functional magnetic resonance imaging has allowed researchers to map the memory functions that are often impaired within the brains of children with epilepsy.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-12-16 02:30:08

Scientists use nanoparticles to fight Mucoviscidosis
Scientists of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany succeeded in developing an efficient method to treat Mucoviscidosis. Crucial are nanoparticles that transport the antibiotics more efficiently to their destination.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-12-16 02:24:18

Active surveillance proposed as first-line approach to manage patients with low-risk PMC of the thyroid
A 10-year study of more than 1,200 patients with low-risk papillary microcarcinoma (PMC) of the thyroid led researchers to conclude that close and continuous monitoring is an acceptable first-line approach to patient management instead of immediate surgery to remove the tumor.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-12-16 02:20:15

Patients’ life values affect their attendance at medical treatment for pelvic-floor dysfunction
New research from psychologists and health professionals in Swansea has found that the types of life values that patients hold affect their attendance at medical treatment for pelvic-floor dysfunction, a condition affecting over 25% of all women in the UK.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-12-16 01:57:31