Genomic & Biopharma News

NewMed brings self-healing PEMF therapy to the UK
PEMF therapy, an idea harnessed by NASA, uses the earth’s magnetic waves in a concentrated manner to assist the healing process and relieve people of their pain.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-05 09:41:00

Rivals Kite and Novartis post new CAR-T data as both plot FDA approval
Rivals Kite and Novartis post new CAR-T data as both plot FDA approval badams Mon, 12/05/2016 - 04:12
Fierce Biotech, 2016-12-05 09:12:06

UniQure gene therapy delivers lasting efficacy in hemB, but Spark FIX comparisons continue to cast a shadow over data
UniQure gene therapy delivers lasting efficacy in hemB, but Spark FIX comparisons continue to cast a shadow over data nick.paul.taylor Mon, 12/05/2016 - 04:07
Fierce Biotech, 2016-12-05 09:07:22

New drug treatment can override genetic fault that causes choroideremia
Researchers with funding from Fight for Sight have demonstrated that a new drug treatment for cystic fibrosis and Duchenne muscular dystrophy can override a genetic fault that causes choroideremia – a severe blinding disorder.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-05 07:53:17

CBD oil may reduce frequency and severity of seizures in patients with epilepsy, UAB study shows
Cannabidiol oil, also known as CBD oil, reduces the frequency and severity of seizures in children and adults with severe, intractable epilepsy, according to findings presented by researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham at the American Epilepsy Society 70th Annual Meeting.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-05 05:29:05

Combination treatment produces better outcomes in erythropoietin-refractory MDS patients, study shows
Patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) suffer from a reduction in the number of different types of blood cells, including red blood cells leading to the development of anemia.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-05 04:55:54

Researchers develop portable sensor for fast, accurate assessment of blood's clotting ability
Case Western Reserve University researchers have developed a portable sensor that can assess the clotting ability of a person's blood 95 times faster than current methods—using only a single drop of blood.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-05 04:38:26

Women with dementia receive less health monitoring than men, UCL research reveals
Women with dementia have fewer visits to the GP, receive less health monitoring and take more potentially harmful medication than men with dementia, new UCL (University College London) research reveals.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-05 04:28:10

Hemophilia B patients produce near-normal levels of clotting factor IX after gene therapy, study shows
Researchers are reporting the highest and most sustained levels to date of the essential blood-clotting factor IX in patients with the inherited bleeding disorder hemophilia B.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-05 04:22:00