Genomic & Biopharma News

NPHS1 is a disease-susceptibility gene for steroid-sensitive nephrotic syndrome, reveals study
​An international research collaboration, including Professor IIJIMA Kazumoto et al. (of the Department of Pediatrics, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine) has revealed that NPHS1 is a disease-susceptibility gene for steroid-sensitive nephrotic syndrome in children.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-07-03 13:56:00

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

BBI Solutions reaches 'major milestone' in development of COVID-19 lateral flow antibody test
BBI Solutions, part of the UK-Rapid Test Consortium, has reached a ‘major milestone’ in the development of a COVID-19 lateral flow antibody test.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-07-03 13:53:14

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

Food sellers across Sub-Saharan Africa are using toxic chemicals to improve the look of meat, fish
Toxic chemicals are being used by food sellers across Sub-Saharan Africa to improve the look of meat and fish, scientists and food inspectors say, putting the health of millions at risk.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-07-03 13:52:00

Survey: 6 out of 10 Swedes feel media provides the information they need on coronavirus pandemic
A decreasing proportion of Swedes think that the media's reporting on the coronavirus provides them with the information they need. Politicians who comment on the virus are perceived to be less in agreement than previously.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-07-03 13:48:04

Latest findings put Benson Viscometers at the forefront of Covid-19 fight
A clinical viscosity diagnostic instrument is proving to be valuable in the research and treatment of coronavirus after laboratory scientists have identified its ability to provide meaningful data for medical teams treating Covid-19 patients.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-07-03 13:43:00

WHO endorses Truenat molecular diagnostic tests for TB
The Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics, Molbio Diagnostics and the Indian Council of Medical Research announced today that the World Health Organization has now endorsed three of their rapid molecular Truenat assays for initial diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB) and subsequent detection of rifampicin resistance in adults and children with signs and symptoms of pulmonary TB.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-07-03 13:28:00

PPE shortages linked to spread of Covid-19 inside care homes
The spread of Covid-19 inside care homes has been fueled by a lack of personal protection equipment – according to new research from the University of East Anglia.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-07-03 13:15:00

MSC Software releases new tool to help surgeons design medical devices like an engineer
MSC Software Corporation, a global leader in Computer-Aided Engineering simulation software and services and part of Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division, has released MSC Apex Generative Design 2020, a pioneering tool that enables engineers to explore new approaches and optimize any part of their design in a single step to develop innovative products up to 80% faster than conventional approaches.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-07-03 13:10:33

Bees-Haus method of cell therapy for treating urethral stricture receives Japanese patent
Treating male urethral stricture with the patient’s own buccal mucosal cells, encapsulated in a polymer scaffold as carrier, has been granted a patent in Japan.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-07-03 13:08:00