Genomic & Biopharma News

Study: Pregnant woman's sense of personal space expands only during third trimester
New research, published in the journal Scientific Reports, shows that women undergo a significant mental as well as physical change during the late stages of pregnancy.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-06-14 13:55:49

Lawmakers, angered by 'polite f-u' letters, urge DoJ to get moving on generic price fixing probe
Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Elijah Cummings looked into suspicious generic price fixing back in 2014. But they now know drugmakers responded to their probe with "polite f-u" letters, an email shows. They're asking the DoJ to prioritize its work on the subject.
Fierce Pharma, 2019-06-14 13:51:09

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

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

Chemicals produced by gut microbiome could help identify children at risk of organ failure
Chemicals produced by healthy bacteria could be used to assess the health of the gut microbiome and help identify critically-ill children at greatest risk of organ failure, a study published in Critical Care Medicine has found.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-06-14 13:42:29

New machine-learning method more precisely quantifies a known indicator for psychosis
A machine-learning method discovered a hidden clue in people's language predictive of the later emergence of psychosis -- the frequent use of words associated with sound.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-06-14 13:32:11

Scientists create model to find ways to improve characteristics of human body communication
Wireless technologies such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth have made remote connectivity easier, and as electronics become smaller and faster, the adoption of "wearables" has increased.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-06-14 13:25:41

Tecentriq Combo Prolongs Life of Lung Cancer Patients with Liver Metastases, Phase 3 Study Shows

Immuno-Oncology News, 2019-06-14 13:23:41

A proposal to make it harder for kids to skip vaccines gives powerful voices pause
As California lawmakers attempt to tighten the rules on childhood vaccinations, they're getting pushback from unexpected quarters: high-profile officials who support vaccines.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-06-14 13:21:49

Palm Beach Post: ORB Leaves Palm Beach County for New Lab Space
David Willoughby lives in Palm Beach Gardens and, until recently, worked there too. But the owner of Ocean Ridge Biosciences wanted to expand, and he couldn't find suitable space in northern Palm Beach County.
ORB Company News, 2016-12-02 15:35:33

Sanofi EVP's Bioverativ blabbing ends in insider trading cases
For Sanofi, snapping up Biogen spinout Bioverativ for $11.6 billion bolstered its rare disease franchise. But for a Swiss man, an early whiff of the deal has allegedly brought some illegal gains—and now, a civil and a criminal case in the U.S. Who's the Sanofi EVP who may have tipped him off?
Fierce Pharma, 2019-06-14 13:16:05

Air ambulance costs fly around fixes for surprise medical bills
In April 2018, 9-year-old Christian Bolling was hiking with his parents and sister in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, near their home in Roanoke. While climbing some boulders, he lost his footing and fell down a rocky 20-foot drop, fracturing both bones in his lower left leg, his wrist, both sides of his nose and his skull.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-06-14 13:09:24