Genomic & Biopharma News

Exploring how air pollution affects our brain
Air pollution has become a fact of modern life, with a majority of the global population facing chronic exposure.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-06-03 23:56:54

Mandibular advancement device helps relieve daytime sleepiness in patients with sleep apnea
With the help of a mandibular advancement device, daytime sleepiness of patients with obstructive sleep apnoea can be relieved.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-06-03 23:51:36

Patients with ARDS, COVID-19 experience severe financial toxicity
It begins with shortness of breath. And for approximately one-third of patients, acute respiratory distress syndrome, or ARDS, ends in death. For those who survive, their lives are often turned upside-down.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-06-03 23:41:45

Octapharma extends support for COVID-19 study following promising preliminary data
Following positive preliminary data, Octapharma USA is extending funding for an investigator-initiated study (IIS) focused on treating the most critical patients at the heart of the coronavirus pandemic, those experiencing hypoxia and who are at the highest risk of requiring mechanical ventilation.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-06-03 23:37:00

‘Terminator’ protein suppresses tumorigenesis
Essential processes in mammalian cells are controlled by proteins called transcription factors. For example, the transcription factor HIF-1 is triggered by a low-oxygen situation to cause the cell to adapt to decreased oxygen.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-06-03 23:32:49

Sun Sentinel: Ocean Ridge Biosciences expands to 5,400-square foot facility
Ocean Ridge Biosciences is a survivor in South Florida's fledgling biotech industry. In the past decade, Ocean Ridge has worked with more than 200 academic labs and companies, providing gene-based lab analysis of blood and tissue samples for the development of new drugs and diagnostic tests. Please read the PDF for more details
ORB Company News, 2016-12-28 18:58:47

Blood group type may affect susceptibility to COVID-19 respiratory failure
A group of over 120 researchers from various institutions across Europe has performed the first genome-wide association study to reveal host genetic factors that may contribute to respiratory failure in cases of coronavirus disease 209 (COVID-19).
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-06-03 23:26:00

Study shows link between exposure to air pollution and vascular damage
A study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), a centre supported by the "la Caixa" Foundation, contributes new evidence about the negative impact of air pollution on cardiovascular health.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-06-03 23:25:11

Researchers deconstruct the mechanisms that control wound healing
ETH researchers have deconstructed the mechanisms that control wound healing and scar formation in more detail.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-06-03 23:18:55

Sun Sentinel: Ocean Ridge Biosciences expands to 5,400-square foot facility
Ocean Ridge Biosciences is a survivor in South Florida's fledgling biotech industry. In the past decade, Ocean Ridge has worked with more than 200 academic labs and companies, providing gene-based lab analysis of blood and tissue samples for the development of new drugs and diagnostic tests.
ORB Company News, 2016-12-28 18:58:47

Cognitive behavior therapy superior to other psychotherapies at boosting the immune system
A review of 56 randomized clinical trials finds that psychological and behavioral therapies may be effective non-drug treatments for reducing disease-causing inflammation in the body.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-06-03 23:13:21