Genomic & Biopharma News

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 use computer simulations to provide better insight into epilepsy surgery
Results from an unexpected quarter is could help neurologists to identify which brain region to remove to eliminate an epilepsy patient's symptoms. Mathematicians from the University of Twente, together with researchers from the University Medical Center Utrecht, have shown that it is sensible to examine the interconnections between different brain regions closely, instead of searching for abnormal regions only.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-09-20 11:39:41

Risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer
Ovarian cancer is the 9th most common cancer in women and although it only accounts for approximately 3 percent of cancers in women, it is responsible for the most deaths of any cancer involving the female reproductive tract.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-09-20 11:22:00

Health-tech startups get accelerator class to speed ideas and solutions to healthcare marketplace
Cedars-Sinai today launched its third health-tech accelerator class with 10 startups whose innovative technologies aim to transform the delivery and quality of healthcare.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-09-20 11:13:10

Trial shows safety and tolerability of antisense oligomer for treatment of influenza A
A phase 1 clinical trial published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology found that radavirsen -- an antisense oligomer that inhibits the production of certain influenza proteins -- is safe and well-tolerated in healthy individuals.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-09-20 10:21:32

UK firms link to develop ADCs for cancer
UK groups Glythera and IONTAS are working together on the development of antibody drug conjugates for difficult-to-treat cancers.
PharmaTimes, 2017-09-20 10:04:34

Researchers find significant link between foot pain and knee or hip pain
A study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery and Harvard Medical School suggests new guidelines may be in order for evaluating and treating lower extremity pain. Investigators set out to determine if there was a relation between foot pain and lower extremity joint pain, and they found a significant association between foot pain and knee or hip pain.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-09-20 09:47:36

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

Shire’s Intuniv hits targets in adult ADHD trial
Data from a Phase III study evaluating Shire’s Intuniv in Japan in adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder indicate that the drug could improve symptoms of the condition in this patient group.
PharmaTimes, 2017-09-20 09:43:28

Providing women with early knowledge about childbirth could help reduce unnecessary cesareans
Cesarean deliveries in most developed countries, including Canada, are at least 10 to 20 percent higher than recommended by the World Health Organization, and many efforts to decrease unnecessary C-sections have failed.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-09-20 09:36:03

Fast and efficient sample lyophilisation with Genevac's HT Series 3 evaporator
Genevac announces that state-of-the-art condenser technology enables its HT Series 3 evaporator, using FastLyo™ methodology, to set a new benchmark for fast and efficient sample lyophilisation. A series of technical and applications articles** are available demonstrating this technological advance.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-09-20 09:17:52