Genomic & Biopharma News

Atomic resolution structure of key molecule may contribute to drug discovery for devastating conditions
Culminating a nearly 10 year effort, researchers have determined the atomic resolution structure of a key molecule that translates signals from a cell's local environment into a language that the cell can understand and use.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-18 07:30:41

New NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center to focus on developing neural technologies
Neurological disorders like Parkinson's, the aftermath of stroke, limb loss and paralysis significantly diminish the length and quality of life -- affecting about one in six people worldwide.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-18 07:15:41

Circassia scraps allergy program after another trial flops
Circassia scraps allergy program after another trial flops nptaylor Tue, 04/18/2017 - 02:46
Fierce Biotech, 2017-04-18 06:46:11

AATS guidelines offer clear recommendations for treating ischemic mitral regurgitation
Mitral regurgitation can occur in up to 50% of patients with ischemic heart disease and even mild ischemic mitral regurgitation (IMR) has been linked to increased long-term mortality.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-18 06:42:00

Celgene in Asia-Pacific collab with Antengene, Tigermed as clinical support
Celgene in Asia-Pacific collab with Antengene, Tigermed as clinical support aliu Mon, 04/17/2017 - 23:28
Fierce Biotech, 2017-04-18 03:28:38

New 7-gene test strategy could improve life expectancy for women at risk of hereditary breast cancer
Value in Health, the official journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, announced today the publication of new research indicating that testing for variants in 7 cancer-associated genes (versus the usual process of testing in just 2 genes) followed by risk-reduction management could cost-effectively improve life expectancy for women at risk of hereditary breast cancer.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-18 03:14:00

New study reveals sympathetic nervous system as main driver of thermogenesis
​A new study from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai provides important insights into how the body regulates its production of heat, a process known as thermogenesis that is currently intensely studied as a target of diabetes and obesity treatment in humans.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-18 03:04:30

Research sheds new light on the body's response to high salt intake
When you eat salty food, you get thirsty and drink water. Right? Maybe in the short-term, but within 24 hours, you actually get less thirsty because your body starts to conserve and produce more water.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-18 02:57:10

Positive emotion intervention improves health in people newly diagnosed with HIV
When individuals recently diagnosed with HIV were coached to practice skills to help them experience positive emotions, the result was less HIV in their blood and lower antidepressant use, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-18 02:51:00