Genomic & Biopharma News

U.S. biotech opening plant in Ireland after issues with CMO delay glaucoma drug
U.S. biotech opening plant in Ireland after issues with CMO delay glaucoma drug epalmer Tue, 01/10/2017 - 06:59
Fierce Pharma, 2017-01-10 11:59:54

Illumina and Bio-Rad Launch Solution for Single-Cell Sequencing
Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) and Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:BIO) (NYSE:BIOb) today announced the launch of the Illumina® Bio-Rad® Single-Cell Sequencing Solution at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. The comprehensive solution is the first next-generation sequencing (NGS) workflow for single-cell analysis, providing researchers the ability to investigate the coordinated contribution of individual cells in tissue function, disease ...
Transcriptome Research & Industry News, 2017-01-10 11:53:40

NIH highlights key tips and facts about glaucoma
January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. The National Eye Institute, part of NIH, is highlighting key facts about this blinding disease, important tips for prevention and treatment, and research updates you may not know about.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-10 11:43:01

Study finds link between physical activity of parents and preschoolers from low-income families
Preschool-age children from low-income families are more likely to be physically active if parents increase activity and reduce sedentary behavior while wearing movement monitors (accelerometers), according to a Vanderbilt study published today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-10 11:30:57

Appendix may serve as reservoir for beneficial gut bacteria, new research suggests
The human appendix, a narrow pouch that projects off the cecum in the digestive system, has a notorious reputation for its tendency to become inflamed (appendicitis), often resulting in surgical removal.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-10 11:30:26

Study finds 200% increase in consumption of low-calorie sweeteners among U.S. children
About 25 percent of children and more than 41 percent of adults in the United States reported consuming foods and beverages containing low-calorie sweeteners such as aspartame, sucralose, and saccharin in a recent nationwide nutritional survey, according to a study out today.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-10 11:21:36

New model could help internet addicts realize problem and reduce usage
Research has shown that internet addicts do not always feel guilty about their usage, and in many cases, they do not even perceive their usage as problematic.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-10 11:10:39

Takeda shells out $5.2bn on Ariad
Takeda has announced its intention to buy US drugmaker Ariad for around $5.2 billion, in a move designed to boost its oncology offering.
PharmaTimes, 2017-01-10 11:08:31

Allergan broadens pipeline with Parkinson’s disease deal
Dublin, Ireland-based Allergan has stepped into the field of Parkinson's disease with an option to acquire US-based neurodegenerative research group Lysosomal Therapeutics (LTI).
PharmaTimes, 2017-01-10 11:04:41