Genomic & Biopharma News

Speech language therapy delivered online provides comparable improvements as in-person treatment
Telerehabilitation helps healthcare professionals reach more patients in need, but some worry it doesn't offer the same quality of care as in-person treatment. This isn't the case, according to recent research by Baycrest.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-21 17:01:53

Wayne State researchers receive $1.9 million NIH grant to better understand rare genetic disorders
A team of Wayne State University researchers recently received a $1.9 million grant from the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health to better understand leukodystrophies (LD) and genetic Leukoencephalopathies (gLE), rare genetic disorders affecting the white matter -- myelin -- in the central nervous system.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-21 15:38:26

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

FDA clears first MRI device for newborns
Aspect Imaging has earned an FDA nod for its neonatal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) device, designed for head and brain imaging in neonatal intensive care units.
Fierce Biotech, 2017-07-21 15:36:32

With Viagra and Lyrica fading, analysts downgrade Pfizer due to mounting challenges
Having failed twice to complete an inversion in recent years, Pfizer is in a bit of a precarious position, at least according to analysts with Credit Suisse. On Friday, the firm downgraded its rating for the pharma giant, citing a few weak points in its business going forward.
Fierce Pharma, 2017-07-21 15:20:24

Endo closing Alabama manufacturing site, whacks 875 more jobs
Endo has decided that the 350 jobs it cut from its Huntsville, Alabama, manufacturing site last year were not nearly enough. The drugmaker said it will close operations there instead, cutting 875 more.
Fierce Pharma, 2017-07-21 15:19:47

Study explores how socioeconomic factors impact severity of coronary artery disease
Historically, from the 1930's to the 1950's, the rate of cardiovascular disease in high-income countries was high. Since the mid-1970's, the rate of cardiovascular disease has declined in high income countries, possibly due to socioeconomic inequalities and better management of risk factors for coronary heart disease among the wealthy.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-21 14:48:05

Study: Machine learning could lead to objective measures for schizophrenia diagnosis
IBM and the University of Alberta published research suggesting machine learning could help scientists uncover objective measures in brain imaging to predict when someone has schizophrenia.
Fierce Biotech, 2017-07-21 14:43:13

Cyndi Lauper showcases backstage psoriasis woes in Novartis' new Cosentyx spot
Cyndi Lauper is back to star in another round of Novartis’ psoriasis marketing. The '80s pop music icon, who last year partnered with the Swiss pharma giant and the National Psoriasis Foundation on a disease-awareness push, appears with two real-life patients in Novartis’ newest Cosentyx spot.
Fierce Pharma, 2017-07-21 14:40:18

Testing treatments using pig model may help minimize drug failure rates for chronic conditions
Scientists may be able to minimize the failure rate of drugs for diseases linked to high-calorie diets, such as colon cancer and type 2 diabetes, if they test treatments using a pig model, according to an international team of researchers.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-07-21 14:33:02