Genomic & Biopharma News

Healthy elders can consume walnuts without having negative impact on weight gain, finds study
Researchers at Loma Linda University Health found that walnuts can be incorporated into the daily diet of healthy elders without having a negative impact on weight gain or weight management.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-10-16 14:29:05

HIV-infected infants more likely to acquire congenital cytomegalovirus infection
Infants born to HIV-positive mothers had high rates of congenital cytomegalovirus, or CMV. Infants who also were infected before birth by the virus that causes AIDS were especially prone to CMV infection.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-10-16 14:21:48

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

ORB Company News, 2016-12-02 21:24:27

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

ORB Company News, 2016-12-02 21:24:27

New research identifies modifiable dementia risk factor in elderly people
For older adults, it may seem as though the die is already cast regarding their odds of developing dementia, but new research from the University of Pittsburgh has identified a dementia risk factor among older adults that should be modifiable even well into old age.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-10-16 14:18:45

Simple, inexpensive test quickly detects antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs'
When you get sick, you want the right treatment fast. But certain infectious microbes are experts at evading the very anti-bacterial drugs designed to fight them.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-10-16 14:12:38

Interactive robot helps older people exercise and detects underlying health problems
According to the latest report on the evolution of worldwide population submitted by the United Nations, 13% of today's population is over 60 years of age; and by 2050 this percentage will almost double, reaching 25%.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-10-16 14:08:26

Sanofi, Regeneron score positive Dupixent data in sinusitis as they await key FDA asthma verdict
Analysts expect Dupixent to be a $3 billion-plus blockbuster for Sanofi and Regeneron, but to get there, the drug needs to move beyond atopic dermatitis. An asthma nod could come soon, and now the companies can tout strong sinusitis data, too. But challenges abound, including payer pushback.
Fierce Pharma, 2018-10-16 13:38:35

Hundreds of dietary supplements shown to contain unapproved drugs
An investigation has found that hundreds of over-the-counter dietary supplements contain unapproved pharmaceutical ingredients.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-10-16 13:33:42

Scientists create synthetic tissue capable of synchronized beating
A team of chemists at the University of Bristol have developed a prototissue that is capable of synchronized beating when it is heated and cooled.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-10-16 13:20:00

China slaps monstrous $1.3B penalty on vaccine scandal culprit Changsheng
A furious Chinese government hammered a $1.3 billion penalty on Changchun Changsheng Life Sciences, the protagonist in a high-profile vaccine scandal that provoked nationwide anger and doomed the careers of several top-ranking government officials.
Fierce Pharma, 2018-10-16 13:18:28