Genomic & Biopharma News

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

Study finds no link between youth contact sports and cognitive, mental health problems
Adolescents who play contact sports, including football, are no more likely to experience cognitive impairment, depression or suicidal thoughts in early adulthood than their peers, suggests a new University of Colorado Boulder study of nearly 11,000 youth followed for 14 years.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-10-21 08:15:58

Fatty livers halt tumor-suppressing protein, increasing cancer risk
Scientists have long known that fatty livers can significantly increase the risk of the organ developing cancer. Now, early research is shining light on why.
Fierce Biotech, 2019-10-21 07:40:30

Nearly half of parents have declined kids' play date invitations, poll finds
The new school year often leads to playdate invitations, sometimes between families who don't know each other.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-10-21 07:31:13

One in five patients prescribed opioids after cardiac device implantation surgery, study shows
One in five patients is prescribed opioids after having a pacemaker or similar device implanted, according to a large US study conducted at Mayo Clinic published in HeartRhythm, the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society and the Cardiac Electrophysiology Society published by Elsevier.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-10-21 07:05:00

Pelican Newspaper: Gene profiling at Ocean Ridge Biosciences to unlock mysteries of the human body
Identifying the markers for pancreatic cancer may have happened here in a 5,400 square foot facility where scientists routinely practice next generation RNA profiling and biomarker discovery. Please read the PDF for more details
ORB Company News, 2016-11-25 18:55:37

Reduced exercise capacity linked to neurocognitive problems in survivors of childhood ALL
A new study found a link between reduced exercise capacity and neurocognitive problems in survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common childhood cancer.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-10-21 06:52:00

Episiotomy during childbirth may help reduce severe perineal tears among forceps and vacuum deliveries
The use of episiotomy during childbirth has declined in Canada, although its benefit in births assisted by forceps or vacuum merits reconsideration of this practice, according to a large study published in CMAJ.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-10-21 06:44:02

Binghamton biomedical professor receives $1.2 million in grants toward diabetes cure
A biomedical engineering professor at Binghamton University, State University of New York is trying to find a cure for diabetes from several different angles, and three federal grants totaling nearly $1.2 million will aid her and her research team in that quest.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-10-21 06:28:05

Rutgers launches nation's first peer support helpline for the legally blind
Rutgers has launched the nation's first peer support helpline for the legally blind and their families.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-10-21 06:19:40

Study: One-third of children having tonsillectomies benefitted from opioid-free surgery and recovery
Nearly one-third of children who had surgery to remove their tonsils did not need opioids to get adequate pain relief during and after surgery, according to a study presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY 2019 annual meeting.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-10-21 06:15:26