Genomic & Biopharma News

NIDEK introduces YLC-500 Vixi and YLC-500 for stable, reliable laser treatments
NIDEK CO. LTD., a global leader in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of ophthalmic, optometric, and lens edging equipment, is pleased to announce the launch of the YLC-500 Vixi Yellow Scan Laser Photocoagulator / YLC-500 Yellow Laser Photocoagulator.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-16 09:43:10

LUNGevity Foundation launches new mobile app to help lung cancer patients manage life
LUNGevity, the nation’s leading lung cancer-focused nonprofit organization today launched a new mobile application designed to make understanding and living with lung cancer less daunting and considerably more manageable.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-16 09:38:21

Benzodiazepine-like drugs linked to increased stroke risk among Alzheimer's disease patients
The use of benzodiazepines and benzodiazepine-like drugs was associated with a 20 per cent increased risk of stroke among persons with Alzheimer's disease, shows a recent study from the University of Eastern Finland.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-16 08:55:25

Andy Murray and DHI launch #TeenTechChallenge for Scotland’s innovative young minds
Andy Murray and the Digital Health & Care Institute (DHI) have together launched the first #TeenTechChallenge, which is seeking to find life-changing inventions in digital health and care from Scotland’s most creative and innovative young minds.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-16 08:53:58

Yoga may help improve quality of life in pediatric cancer patients, study reveals
Quality of life of patients doing yoga improved, according to the conclusions of “Results of a Pilot Yoga Intervention to Improve Pediatric Cancer Patients’ Quality of Life and Physical Activity and Parents' Well-being”.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-16 08:50:06

Plans for schools to hold spare adrenaline auto-injector continue to progress positively
The plans for an amendment to legislation which will allow all state schools to hold a spare adrenaline injector for use in case of emergencies continues to progress positively. We have been informed today by the Department of Health that this change is to come into effect in October of this year.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-16 08:46:42

Yoga may help reduce pain in people with chronic non-specific lower back pain, reveals Cochrane review
A new systematic review, published in the Cochrane Library today, suggests that yoga may lead to a reduction in pain and functional ability in people with chronic non-specific lower back pain over the short term, compared with no exercise. However, researchers advise that more studies are needed to provide information on long-term effects.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-16 08:26:42

Global demand for plant and algae-based foods differs around the world
With the world’s population projected to hit 9.9 billion by 2050, experts are continuing to look for sustainable food sources to feed the masses.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-16 08:16:34

People fail to notice that white people are white, study finds
A new study published today in Journal of Experimental Psychology: General has found that people fail to notice that white people are white.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-16 07:59:00