Genomic & Biopharma NewsWhite deaths exceed births in 17 U.S. states, report reveals
According to new research by Rogelio Sáenz, dean of The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Public Policy, and Kenneth Johnson, senior demographer at the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire, more white deaths than births were reported in 17 U.S. states--more than in any time in the country's history--compared to only four in 2004.
|News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-02 02:33:36|
Scientists discover molecular link between rare childhood genetic disease and major cancer gene
A team of researchers led by a University of Rhode Island scientist has discovered an important molecular link between a rare childhood genetic disease, Fanconi anemia, and a major cancer gene called PTEN.
|News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-02 02:26:35|
Monell Center receives Gates Foundation grant to support innovative global health research project
The Monell Center announced today that it has received a $345,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The grant supports an innovative global health research project titled, "Developing Novel Pediatric Formulation Technologies for Global Health: Human Taste Assays."
|News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-02 02:23:42|
IUPUI scientists develop new synthetic method to shorten drug discovery and development process
Synthesizing useful new compounds is what pharmaceutical discovery and development is all about. Researchers at the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis have devised a method to substantially speed up the process.
|News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-02 02:02:10|
Cluster signaling mechanism causes T cells to turn pathogenic in multiple sclerosis, research shows
Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease in which the body's immune system attacks the patient's own cells.
|News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-02 01:58:36|
Protective barrier inside chromosomes helps prevent errors during cell division, study finds
Fresh insights into the structures that contain our genetic material could explain how the body's cells stay healthy.
|News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-02 01:43:56|
New study finds genetic link between Parkinson's disease and cognitive decline
Although the hallmark symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD) - such as involuntary shaking, slowness of movement and muscle rigidity - are related to movement, recent evidence has suggested that memory impairment plays an outsized role in diminished quality of life and the burden placed on caregivers.
|News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-02 01:35:48|
Study suggests new approach to treat white blood cells of sepsis patients
New research findings published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology, suggest that treating the white blood cells of sepsis patients with antibodies that block programmed cell death-1 (PD-1) and programmed cell death ligand (PD-L1) molecules may restore their function and ultimately their ability to eradicate deadly bacteria.
|News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-02 01:30:48|
OHSU scientists identify potential target for preventing and treating Alzheimer's disease
A new scientific discovery may provide a future avenue for treatment and prevention of Alzheimer's disease.
|News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-02 01:22:15|