Genomic & Biopharma News

Researchers investigate how marijuana and tobacco co-use affects quit attempts by smokers
Tobacco isn't the only thing being smoked in the Deep South, and for many, it's only half of their habit.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-02-23 06:04:27

Different sleep schedules among teens may have dissimilar effects on cognition and glucose levels
Many adolescent students sleep less than the recommended duration of 8-10 hours a night. It is unclear; however, whether short night sleep combined with an afternoon nap is as good as having the same amount of sleep continuously during the night without a nap.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-02-23 05:48:11

HENA describes new approach to promoting health equity through intersectoral partnerships
Recognizing the persistence of health inequities in the Americas, an emerging Health Equity Network of the Americas describes its approach to promoting health equity through intersectoral partnerships in a newly released issue of Ethnicity & Disease.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-02-23 05:41:38

New WHO strategy aims to reduce the impact of snakebite
A new World Health Organization strategy aims to halve the impact of snakebite, which affects 5.4 million people globally each year, kills up to 138 000 and leaves 400 000 suffering permanent physical and psychological disabilities.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-02-23 05:37:20

Mechanism behind how diabetes causes muscle loss revealed
Diabetes mellitus is associated with various health problems including decline in skeletal muscle mass. A research group led by Professor Wataru Ogawa at the Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine revealed that elevation of blood sugar levels leads to muscle atrophy and that two proteins, WWP1 and KLF15, play key roles in this phenomenon.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-02-23 05:32:51

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

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

Researchers unravel how specific intestinal microbiota amplify inflammatory reactions in the lungs
The composition of the microbiome - the countless bacteria, fungi and viruses that colonize our body surface, skin, intestines or lungs - makes a decisive contribution to human health or disease.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-02-23 05:08:48

Study finds modest decrease in burnout among physicians
The epidemic levels of physicians reporting burnout dropped modestly in 2017, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine, the Mayo Clinic and the American Medical Association.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-02-23 05:00:33

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

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

Novel MRI sensor can peer deep into the brain to detect intracellular calcium activity
Calcium is a critical signaling molecule for most cells, and it is especially important in neurons. Imaging calcium in brain cells can reveal how neurons communicate with each other; however, current imaging techniques can only penetrate a few millimeters into the brain.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-02-23 04:25:39

FDA clears Bio-Rad’s digital-droplet PCR tests for tracking leukemia treatments
Bio-Rad Laboratories has received FDA clearance for two digital PCR products designed to monitor patients’ molecular responses to tyrosine kinase inhibitor treatments in chronic myeloid leukemia.
Fierce Biotech, 2019-02-22 19:22:54