Genomic & Biopharma News

Many long-haul COVID-19 patients may experience breathing issues, chronic fatigue syndrome
Many long-haul COVID-19 patients have chronic fatigue syndrome and other breathing issues months after their initial COVID-19 diagnosis, according to study in JACC: Heart Failure, which is the first of its kind to identify a correlation between long-haul COVID-19 and chronic fatigue syndrome.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-11-30 02:49:10

Targeted measures to prevent the spread of Omicron variant take effect from 30 November 2021
Targeted measures to prevent the spread of the new COVID-19 Omicron variant take effect from 4am today [Tuesday 30 November].
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-11-30 02:47:11

New phenotype of LRP6 mutation reported for the first time in patients with tooth agenesis
A group led by Prof. Han Dong of Peking University School of Stomatology reported for the first time hand preaxial polydactyly in patients with tooth agenesis carrying a previously unknown mutation of low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 6 (LRP6).
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-11-30 02:21:16

Phase I trial evaluates safety, efficacy of astatine for use in alpha therapy for refractory thyroid cancer patients
A research team from the Graduate School of Medicine at Osaka University has started an investigator-initiated clinical trial of sodium astatine ([211At]NaAt) injection for refractory differentiated thyroid cancer patients.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-11-30 02:13:33

Novel approach uses PSOCT to non-invasively image the depth-resolved collagen organization
Collagen is essential for tissue integrity and stability, and changes in its intrinsic organization are the key features in several important diseases such as scar formation, heart infarction and cancers.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-11-30 02:07:09

Happy Birthday Charles
February 12th, 1809, Shrewsbury, England (UK). Charles Darwin is born. An English naturalist very well known for his fundamental contributions to the evolutionary theory. During the famous voyage with The Beagle, Darwin recorded his observations in field notebooks, simply lettering their covers A, B, C, D etc. In Notebook B, a branching system of descent with modification is depicted, providing explanation of the relationship between different species in the same class or family.
ORB Company Blog, 2016-02-12 19:32:30

Happy Birthday Charles
February 12th, 1809, Shrewsbury, England (UK). Charles Darwin is born. An English naturalist very well known for his fundamental contributions to the evolutionary theory. During the famous voyage with The Beagle, Darwin recorded his observations in field notebooks, simply lettering their covers A, B, C, D etc. In Notebook B, a branching system of descent with modification is depicted, providing explanation of the relationship between different species in the same class or family.
ORB Company Blog, 2016-02-12 19:32:30

Cytomegalovirus herpesvirus can accelerate the decline of the immune system, study finds
A research team at the University of Córdoba is studying the alterations that occur in the immune system's T lymphocytes with respect to age and in relation to the cytomegalovirus herpesvirus.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-11-30 02:01:55

Error rate of bacterial DNA polymerase is consistently higher under microgravity, study shows
On 22 May 2019, scientists from Queen's University boarded a modified Falcon 20 aircraft at Ottawa airport. Scheduled was a 'vomit comet' flight, where the plane repeatedly climbs to 8km in a steep parabola, alternating with a descent in freefall.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-11-30 01:53:07

Clinical drug research for the treatment of CNS and neurological disorders
Frontiers in Clinical Drug Research - CNS and Neurological Disorders is a book series that brings updated reviews to readers interested in advances in the development of pharmaceutical agents for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) and other nerve disorders.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-11-30 00:58:32

Saliva samples are effective and much friendlier way to measure SARS-CoV-2-specific antibodies
Saliva samples are easy to obtain and useful for measuring antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in children, which could facilitate epidemiological surveillance in school settings.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-11-30 00:46:01