Genomic & Biopharma News

Preference for evening activity in type 2 diabetes patients linked to greater depression symptoms
People with type 2 diabetes who are "night owls" and prefer the evening for activity report having more symptoms of depression than those who are early to bed and early to rise, regardless of the quality of their sleep, a new study finds.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-03 03:54:37

Cow's milk decreases the body's ability to absorb oral thyroid hormone medication
Taking the common oral thyroid hormone medication levothyroxine with a glass of cow's milk significantly decreases the body's ability to absorb the drug, a preliminary study finds. Results will be presented Sunday at ENDO 2017, the Endocrine Society's 99th annual meeting in Orlando, Fla.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-03 03:41:47

Pyrethroid pesticide exposure may cause earlier sexual maturity in boys
Environmental exposure to common pesticides may cause boys to reach sexual maturity earlier, researchers have found. They will present their study results Saturday at the Endocrine Society's 99th annual meeting in Orlando, Fla.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-03 03:37:41

Exposure to flame retardants may be linked to papillary thyroid cancer risk
Some flame retardants used in many home products appear to be associated with the most common type of thyroid cancer, papillary thyroid cancer (PTC), according to a new study being presented Saturday at the Endocrine Society's 99th annual meeting, ENDO 2017, in Orlando, Fla.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-03 03:32:57

BPS shows potential for increasing aggressiveness of breast cancer, study finds
Bisphenol S (BPS), a substitute for the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) in the plastic industry, shows the potential for increasing the aggressiveness of breast cancer through its behavior as an endocrine-disrupting chemical, a new study finds.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-03 03:29:04

Study shows how early-life BPA exposure leads to NAFLD in adulthood
Exposure during infancy to the common plasticizer bisphenol A "hijacks" and reprograms genes in the liver of newborn rats, leading to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in adulthood.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-03 03:23:49

Flavors in e-cigarettes linked to increasing use among youth and young adults
Flavored e-cigarettes and e-cigarette marketing could be increasing e-cigarette use among youth and young adults, according to researchers from the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health in Austin.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-03 03:12:08

RNA: Translated circular RNAs

Nature, 2017-04-03 00:00:00

Genetic and Proteomic characterization of Bile Salt Export Pump (BSEP) in Snake Liver

Nature, 2017-04-03 00:00:00