Genomic & Biopharma News

FDA plans to further reduce toxic elements in foods for babies and young children
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration takes exposure to toxic elements, such as arsenic, mercury, cadmium and lead, in the food supply extremely seriously, especially when it comes to protecting the health and safety of the youngest and most vulnerable in the population.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-05 20:02:00

Japanese study shows how heavy snowfall reduces serious road injuries
Heavy snowfall slows things down and makes it harder to get from point A to point B. But snow clouds have a silver lining--heavy snow may prevent serious road injuries and even save lives. How? By getting people off bicycles and switching to safer modes of transport.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-05 19:54:00

How might pharma buddy up with Alexa? Bayer Consumer's first interactive voice ad is food for thought
How might pharma buddy up with Alexa? Bayer Consumer's first interactive voice ad is food for thought bbulik Fri, 03/05/2021 - 14:42
Fierce Pharma, 2021-03-05 19:42:04

After paying $3B to enter orthopedics, Colfax now plans to split itself in 2
After paying $3B to enter orthopedics, Colfax now plans to split itself in 2 chale Fri, 03/05/2021 - 14:32
Fierce Biotech, 2021-03-05 19:32:14

Researchers identify human BCAS3 and C16orf70 as novel autophagic proteins
Autophagy is an intracellular degradation process of cytosolic materials and damaged organelles. Researchers at Ubiquitin Project of TMIMS have been studying the molecular mechanism of mitophagy, the selective autophagy process to eliminate damaged mitochondria.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-05 19:28:00

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

Combined liver-cytokine humanization enhances human red blood cell production and survival
In a new study by the Yale Department of Immunobiology and Yale Cancer Center, researchers report combined liver and growth factor humanization enhances human red blood cell production and survival in circulation the immunodeficient murine host.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-05 19:22:00

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

ACTIV-3 clinical trial evaluating investigational COVID-19 therapies closes enrollment in two sub-studies
The ACTIV-3 clinical trial, which is evaluating the safety and efficacy of investigational therapeutics for COVID-19 in hospitalized patients, has closed enrollment in two sub-studies: one examining the investigational monoclonal antibody therapy VIR-7831, and another evaluating the investigational combination monoclonal antibody therapy containing BRII-196 and BRII-198.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-05 19:07:00

Study shows potential benefits from meditation-based teacher development program
Teachers who participated in a meditation-based teacher development program utilizing the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique for four months, had significant improvements in emotional exhaustion (the leading factor in burnout), resilience, perceived stress, fatigue, and depression according to a new randomized controlled trial published today in Frontiers in Education.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-05 19:03:00

Researchers describe new approach for hematopoietic stem cell transplant in embryos
Most people have heard of stem cells, cells from which all other cells with specialized functions are generated. Hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) are the architects of blood cell development and are responsible for blood cell formation throughout the life of an organism.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-05 18:57:00