Genomic & Biopharma News

Drowning can occur even while on dry land
Drowning is one of the biggest problems in the United States, and considering the number of people who will head to bodies of water to cool off this summer, we are entering the riskiest months.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-22 03:09:00

New study links unhealthy diet during pregnancy to mental health disorders in offspring
A high-fat diet not only creates health problems for expectant mothers, but new research in an animal model suggests it alters the development of the brain and endocrine system of their offspring and has a long-term impact on offspring behavior.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-22 03:02:00

Study provides deeper understanding into genetic basis of neuropsychiatric disorders
A study by scientists at the Children's Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern is providing insight into the genetic basis of neuropsychiatric disorders.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-22 02:58:34

Scientists find hints to a 'ghost' species of archaic humans in saliva
In saliva, scientists have found hints that a "ghost" species of archaic humans may have contributed genetic material to ancestors of people living in Sub-Saharan Africa today.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-22 02:45:42

Sun Sentinel: Ocean Ridge Biosciences expands to 5,400-square foot facility
Ocean Ridge Biosciences is a survivor in South Florida's fledgling biotech industry. In the past decade, Ocean Ridge has worked with more than 200 academic labs and companies, providing gene-based lab analysis of blood and tissue samples for the development of new drugs and diagnostic tests. Please read the PDF for more details
ORB Company News, 2016-12-28 18:58:47

First in-car study of rush hour pollution finds alarming results
The first in-car measurements of exposure to pollutants that cause oxidative stress during rush hour commutes has turned up potentially alarming results.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-22 02:33:46

Opdivo, Yervoy, and Keytruda May Induce Rare Adverse Reactions Affecting the Eye, FDA Says

Immuno-Oncology News, 2017-07-21 18:32:51

Simple financial incentive may improve rate of colonoscopy screenings
Offering $100 to patients eligible for a preventive colonoscopy screening more than doubled the rate of screening when compared to a simple emailed request, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-21 17:42:03

Depression causes alterations in the brain's structure, study finds
Changes in the brain's structure that could be the result of depression have been identified in a major scanning study.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-21 17:34:46

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

ORB Company News, 2016-12-02 21:24:27

LSTM researchers receive £6.4 million to develop evidence-based solutions for vector control
Researchers at LSTM have been awarded £6.4 million from the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) to strengthen the global capacity to control vector borne diseases.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-21 17:29:06