Genomic & Biopharma News

Mu opioid receptors in the medial habenula contribute to naloxone aversion

Nature, 2019-04-20 00:00:00

Light-intensity physical activity associated with healthy brain aging
Incremental physical activity, even at light intensity, is associated with larger brain volume and healthy brain aging.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-04-19 16:53:02

Get tested, starting at home: Quest launches direct ordering of STD diagnostic kits
Quest Diagnostics has launched three new test kits for sexually transmitted diseases that consumers can order and purchase online directly, within the privacy of their own home.
Fierce Biotech, 2019-04-19 14:50:55

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

Why eating ‘right’ could cause you to stray from your diet
Recent research has shown that just a small amount of red and processed meat can cause cancer, but changing your diet is hard. So what’s the best way to lose weight and stick to a healthy diet?
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-04-19 14:45:03

ORB Employees Participate in 2019 Martin Luther King Day Event
ORB employees get a rare break from the lab on January 21, 2019. A group of Ocean Ridge Biosciences employees stepped out of the lab on a beautiful South Florida winter day to take part in an event honoring Martin Luther King. We got our hands dirty planting some flowers and shrubs at a local park in Deerfield Beach.
ORB Company News, 2019-01-22 23:24:59

Morning exercise may burn more calories
Exercising in the morning rather than in the evening may be more beneficial to health, as research shows that morning exercise burns more carbohydrates.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-04-19 14:14:04

Bausch Health is far from the LeBron James in eye care, so don't compare it to Alcon: analyst
After Novartis eye care spinoff Alcon made a successful debut on the Swiss Exchange earlier this month, some analysts used it as argument to make a bullish case for Bausch Health. But one analyst disagrees.
Fierce Pharma, 2019-04-19 14:09:44

Nominations invited for prestigious awards at Pittcon Conference & Expo 2020
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News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-04-19 14:05:00

Federal judge scolds Purdue, Endo and Mallinckrodt for stall tactics in opioids case
Lawyers representing opioid makers filed an emergency motion Wednesday night asking the judge in a multistate case to throw out reports from expert witnesses that estimate the companies would need to pay $480 billion in damages. But the judge was having none of that.
Fierce Pharma, 2019-04-19 14:00:58

Aidoc raises $27M, analyzes its 1-millionth CT scan
Digital imaging analysis provider Aidoc has raised $27 million to help build out its go-to-market team, and the company announced it has processed its one-millionth CT scan in real time.
Fierce Biotech, 2019-04-19 13:44:42