Genomic & Biopharma News

Valeant, Ackman will split the bills for years-long Allergan shareholder suit
Valeant, Ackman will split the bills for years-long Allergan shareholder suit chelfand Tue, 02/14/2017 - 11:50
Fierce Pharma, 2017-02-14 16:50:50

Study finds sharp rise in number of older Americans taking multiple brain-affecting drugs
The number of older Americans who take three or more medicines that affect their brains has more than doubled in just a decade, a new study finds.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-14 16:19:34

New ASTRO guideline underscores safety, effectiveness of palliative radiation therapy for bone metastases
The American Society for Radiation Oncology recently published an updated clinical guideline that underscores the safety and effectiveness of palliative radiation therapy (RT) for treating painful bone metastases.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-14 16:12:07

New report shows how to manage patients with obesity by prescribing optimal medications
While diet, exercise and behavior modification are essential components of obesity management, a successful long-term weight loss strategy should also include avoiding or minimizing medication-related weight gain, according to a new report from Weill Cornell Medicine.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-14 16:00:58

EMA examines key Actelion med Uptravi following 5 patient deaths in France
EMA examines key Actelion med Uptravi following 5 patient deaths in France chelfand Tue, 02/14/2017 - 10:54
Fierce Pharma, 2017-02-14 15:54:18

As Trump talks 'America First' on trade, pharma presses its global patent rights
As Trump talks 'America First' on trade, pharma presses its global patent rights esagonowsky Tue, 02/14/2017 - 10:48
Fierce Pharma, 2017-02-14 15:48:38

Biological experiments become transparent: Anywhere, any time
Biological experiments are generating increasingly large and complex sets of data. This has made it difficult to reproduce experiments at other research laboratories in order to confirm -- or refute -- the results. The difficulty lies not only in the complexity of the data, but also in the elaborate computer programs and systems needed to analyze them. Scientists have now developed a new tool that will make the analysis of biological and biomedical experiments more transparent and reproducible.
ScienceDaily, 2017-02-14 15:42:30

350 medical and patient groups write to Trump: ‘Vaccines are safe’
350 medical and patient groups write to Trump: ‘Vaccines are safe’ aliu Tue, 02/14/2017 - 10:41
Fierce Pharma, 2017-02-14 15:41:47

Children born of fathers exposed to nicotine inherit enhanced chemical tolerance, study shows
A father's nicotine use may have a significant impact on children's risk of some diseases. In a study published in the online biomedical sciences journal eLife, Oliver J. Rando, MD, PhD, and colleagues at UMass Medical School, demonstrate that mice born of fathers who are habitually exposed to nicotine inherit enhanced chemical tolerance and drug clearance abilities.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-14 15:27:42