Genomic & Biopharma News

Prostate cancer marker activates growth factors that contribute to tumor spread
A new study indicates that PSA, a prostate cancer marker, is one of the catalysts that activate vascular endothelial and lymphangiogenic growth factors which contribute to the spread of cancer.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-25 05:00:10

Researchers study optimum conditions to administer human milk to premature babies
Giving human milk to premature babies is recommended by the WHO for at least six months in order to provide, as well as nutrients, key antimicrobial substances for these babies, who are born with low weight or can be immunosuppressed.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-25 04:37:45

Insights into how single neurons and brain networks support spatial navigation
Spatial navigation is an essential cognitive function, which is frequently impaired in patients suffering from neurological and psychiatric disorders.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-25 04:30:08

Sun Sentinel: Ocean Ridge Biosciences expands to 5,400-square foot facility
Ocean Ridge Biosciences is a survivor in South Florida's fledgling biotech industry. In the past decade, Ocean Ridge has worked with more than 200 academic labs and companies, providing gene-based lab analysis of blood and tissue samples for the development of new drugs and diagnostic tests.
ORB Company News, 2016-12-28 18:58:47

LMU microbiologists characterize structure of gastric bacterium population in individual patients
Helicobacter pylori, a globally distributed gastric bacterium, is genetically highly adaptable. Microbiologists at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich have now characterized its population structure in individual patients, demonstrating an important role of antibiotics for its within-patient evolution.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-25 04:04:20

New encyclopedia focuses on pharmacy practice and clinical pharmacy
A MAJOR new reference work conceived and edited by the University of Huddersfield's Professor Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar will have a global readership and breaks new ground with its analysis of the latest developments in the pharmacy profession.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-25 03:59:49

Mass casualty field trial demonstrates capabilities of new life-saving technologies
Four years ago academics, emergency responders and industry partners from across Europe came together with a common goal - to create new technologies and systems that would save lives during a chemical, biological, radioactive or nuclear incident.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-25 03:46:06

Sun Sentinel: Ocean Ridge Biosciences expands to 5,400-square foot facility
Ocean Ridge Biosciences is a survivor in South Florida's fledgling biotech industry. In the past decade, Ocean Ridge has worked with more than 200 academic labs and companies, providing gene-based lab analysis of blood and tissue samples for the development of new drugs and diagnostic tests. Please read the PDF for more details
ORB Company News, 2016-12-28 18:58:47

University of Freiburg to receive 25.8 million euros for collaborative research centers
The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft has approved grant applications for two collaborative research centers at the University of Freiburg: one for continued grant funding, and one for initial grant funding.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-25 03:14:31

Benefit of allogeneic stem cell transplantation in non-Hodgkin lymphoma remains unclear
The German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care has investigated whether patients suffering from non-Hodgkin lymphoma have (better) chances of recovery when stem cells from another person are transplanted.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-25 03:08:35

UNC program earns recognition as 'best evidence for impact' on obesity prevention in young children
A March 2019 brief by Healthy Eating Research, a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, states that NAPSACC has the "best evidence for impact" on obesity prevention in young children.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-25 03:05:00