Genomic & Biopharma News

CDC Warns of Person-to-Person Transmission of Resistant Fungus
In a first, patients who hadn’t been treated with antifungals were found to carry Candida auris impervious to all three available classes of the drugs.
The Scientist, 2021-07-26 19:03:02

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

Mount Sinai researchers use cerebral organoids to study frontotemporal dementia
Frontotemporal dementias are a group of fatal and debilitating brain disorders for which there are no cures.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-07-26 17:44:18

Experts present new research to improve care for head and neck cancers at AHNS 2021
As the international community of experts in head-and-neck cancers gathered virtually last week to share new ideas and treatment strategies at the just-ended American Head & Neck Society (AHNS) 10th International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center teams are presented new research on both the basic science supporting new treatments as well as opportunities to improve the early and accurate diagnosis of thyroid cancer and other head/neck malignancies.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-07-26 17:39:00

Air quality improvement linked with reduced risk of dementia
Improving air quality may improve cognitive function and reduce dementia risk, according to several studies reported today at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2021 in Denver and virtually.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-07-26 17:29:45

Prothena rolls out preclinical data for anti-amyloid Alzheimer's candidate to rival Biogen's Aduhelm
Prothena rolls out preclinical data for anti-amyloid Alzheimer's candidate to rival Biogen's Aduhelm klahucik Mon, 07/26/2021 - 13:21
Fierce Biotech, 2021-07-26 17:21:25

Excessive body fat can increase the risk of dementia
It's the global epidemic that affects two in every five adults, but as obesity continues to expand waistlines worldwide, researchers at the University of South Australia are warning that harmful body fat can also increase the risk of dementia and stroke.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-07-26 17:20:21

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

Newly identified ultra-rare inherited genetic variants may confer significant autism risk
Researchers have identified a rare class of genetic differences transmitted from parents without autism to their affected children with autism and determined that they are most prominent in "multiplex" families with more than one family member on the spectrum.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-07-26 17:05:36

Philips’ CPAP recall dents second quarter connected care sales
Philips’ CPAP recall dents second quarter connected care sales chale Mon, 07/26/2021 - 11:53
Fierce Biotech, 2021-07-26 15:53:47

Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson settle high-profile Remicade biosim lawsuit on undisclosed terms
Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson settle high-profile Remicade biosim lawsuit on undisclosed terms kdunleavy Mon, 07/26/2021 - 11:36
Fierce Pharma, 2021-07-26 15:36:03