Genomic & Biopharma News

Higher maternal age of successful child bearing may be marker of healthy aging
Death and taxes have long been said to be the only two things guaranteed in life. Exactly when someone will die, in most instances, remains a mystery.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 06:45:04

US expands scope of Avastin in ovarian cancer
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Roche-group Genentech's application to market Avastin for patients with a specific type of ovarian cancer.
PharmaTimes, 2016-12-07 06:34:20

EU green light for BMS’ Opdivo in blood cancer
EU regulators have issued a green light for the use of Bristol-Myers Squibb's Opdivo to treat the rare and often aggressive blood cancer classical Hodgkin lymphoma (cHL).
PharmaTimes, 2016-12-07 06:33:38

Persistence of job insecurity linked to greater psychological distress in later life
The long-term threat of getting a pink slip is giving some older workers the blues.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 06:31:59

AZ’ Tagrisso beats chemo in lung cancer trial
Late-stage data show that AstraZeneca's Tagrisso extended the time lung cancer patients carrying a particular mutation lived without their disease worsening, potentially signalling a new standard of care in the second-line setting.
PharmaTimes, 2016-12-07 06:31:47

Controlled Splicing Extends Life Span in Roundworms
Increasing the expression of an RNA splicing factor mimics dietary restriction, prolonging life in nematodes. 
The Scientist, 2016-12-07 05:00:00

Arguments Heard in CRISPR Patent Battle
The highly publicized legal fight over the intellectual property rights for CRISPR gene-editing technology comes to a head, as both sides present oral arguments.
The Scientist, 2016-12-07 03:30:00

Researchers to study effect of watermelon juice in reducing heart disease
University of Alabama researchers soon will launch a study that looks at watermelon juice as a way to reduce heart disease.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 03:05:02

Tips to manage stress during holidays
It's the holiday season, that stressful, hyperactive rollercoaster rush from Thanksgiving to New Years that hardly allows a moment for us to catch our breath.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 02:58:37