Genomic & Biopharma News

Common sense concerns over Nerf gun eye injuries from doctors
Thousands of children worldwide play with Nerf guns. Doctors are now concerned about the potential for these guns to harm the eyes and lead to serious eye injuries.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-09-20 03:25:00

Teenagers becoming more responsible, or more lazy, or more boring !
According to a new study, teenagers are leaning towards activities that are more suitable – reading, taking part in volunteering activities etc. while saving the activities that were once considered rites of passage to adulthood and ages over 25.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-09-20 03:16:00

PET imaging helps scientists to study progression of Zika virus infection in mice
For the first time, scientists have used Positron Emission Tomography imaging to study brain inflammation following Zika virus infection in mice, according to a study recently published online in the journal Molecular Imaging and Biology.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-09-20 03:11:31

HPV vaccine can improve chances of conception in some women, study finds
More than 40 percent of American teens are now getting vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV). But, despite HPV infection being associated with reduced semen quality and lower pregnancy rates, there is still public concern about whether the HPV vaccine itself could affect future fertility.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-09-20 03:03:46

Pregnant smokers more likely to quit if they learn to manage negative emotions, study shows
A new study by scientists in the University at Buffalo's Research Institute on Addictions has shown that pregnant smokers are more likely to quit if they can learn to manage negative emotions that lead to smoking.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-09-20 02:58:57

UTSW receives $34 million CPRIT award for cancer research and faculty recruitment
The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas has awarded UT Southwestern researchers more than $34 million for cancer research and faculty recruitment, including support for programs in pancreatic cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer, and melanoma.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-09-20 01:23:00

'Pocket' project develops new low-cost test for accurate TB detection
Tuberculosis (TB) is a major global health issue. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), every year there are worldwide 8.8 million new active TB cases and nearly 2 million TB deaths - 5000 every day - mostly in the poorest communities of the developing world.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-09-20 01:16:23

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. Please read the PDF for more details
ORB Company News, 2016-12-02 15:35:33

Experts delineate many steps hospitals can take to mitigate ransomware attacks
Especially cruel hackers know that lives are on the line when they hold a hospital's computer systems hostage, as they did in the May 12 attack dubbed WannaCry, which locked down many overseas hospitals with the demand for a ransom.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-09-20 01:08:06

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

Researchers identify potential gonorrhea vaccine candidates
Researchers at Oregon State University have identified a pair of proteins that show promise as the basis for a gonorrhea vaccine.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-09-20 00:41:52