Genomic & Biopharma News

Simple test can easily measure common stress hormones
Stress is often called "the silent killer" because of its stealthy and mysterious effects on everything from heart disease to mental health.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 19:50:40

Mobile phone app designed to boost physical activity in women shows promise
Novel evidence-based approach led to short- and long-term fitness benefits.
National Institutes of Health, 2019-05-24 19:00:00

Fungus Found in Australian Soil Can Oxidize Gold
The chemical process may make the metal more soluble and move it closer to the Earth's surface.
The Scientist, 2019-05-24 18:15:24

A Common Atrial Fibrillation Procedure Is Aided by Damaging Neurons
Patients in a study of catheter ablation who showed signs of more injury to nerve cells and glia in the heart had fewer symptoms after the treatment.
The Scientist, 2019-05-24 17:55:07

Trial Testing EDV Nanocells in Pancreatic, Other EGFR-positive Advanced Solid Cancers Now Dosing Patients

Immuno-Oncology News, 2019-05-24 17:44:56

Novartis slaps $2M-plus price tag on newly approved gene therapy Zolgensma—and cost watchdogs approve
Industry watchers have been speculating for months about just how high Novartis would price gene therapy Zolgensma—and just how payers would cover the "transformative" spinal muscular atrophy treatment. Now, they have their answers.
Fierce Pharma, 2019-05-24 17:32:16

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

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

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

Emory Researchers Removed After Failing to Disclose Chinese Funding
This marks the second known instance in which an institution has acted on NIH's concern about foreign influence over US-based researchers.
The Scientist, 2019-05-24 14:45:34

Sperm quality among Swiss men in ‘critical state’, say experts
Swiss men have the worst quality sperm in Europe, with 17 percent of Swiss men being considered “sub-fertile”, according to new research.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 14:38:00

Are fruit fly 'avatars' the next step in personalized medicine?
Researchers have created fruit fly “avatars” that have helped to guide treatment for a man who had terminal colon cancer.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 14:15:00