Genomic & Biopharma News

Naltrexone implant more effective in reducing relapses in HIV patients with opioid addiction
When patients with HIV who are also battling opioid dependence go without addiction treatment, they are more likely to stop taking their HIV medications than drug-free patients.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-03-22 07:43:55

J&J dumps Alios RSV drug, wiping remaining $900M off value
Johnson & Johnson has abandoned development of anti-RSV drug AL-8176, wiping another $900 million off the value of the assets it acquired from Alios Biopharma. The writedown comes months after J&J took a $630 million hit tied to the suspension of clinical development of AL-8176.
Fierce Biotech, 2019-03-22 07:29:00

Combination of two topical creams can prevent cancer
A combination of two topical creams already shown to clear precancerous skin lesions from sun-damaged skin also lowers the risk that patients will later develop squamous cell carcinoma of the skin.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-03-22 06:58:20

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

Air Force develops genetic test to predict mental performance
A research psychologist at the Air Force Research Laboratory can predict your mental performance from a cheek swab or blood sample.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-03-22 06:55:01

Wyss Technology licensed by Sherlock Biosciences to create affordable molecular diagnostics
Harvard University has granted a worldwide exclusive license to Sherlock Biosciences, Inc. to develop and commercialize technology from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering to create a highly sensitive, nucleic acid-based diagnostic platform that can rapidly deliver accurate and inexpensive results for a vast range of needs in virtually any setting.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-03-22 06:48:33

Gift cards linked to better outcomes in employee wellness programs
Employee wellness programs are popular among businesses seeking to increase productivity and cut health care costs. However, many firms have struggled to reap those benefits due to low employee motivation.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-03-22 06:47:50

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

High-fructose corn syrup fuels growth of colon tumors in mice
Consuming the equivalent of one can of soda per day caused mice predisposed to colon cancer to develop larger tumors, according to a study by Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian investigators.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-03-22 06:44:03

Ludwig scientists to share advances in cancer research at AACR Annual Meeting 2019
Ludwig Cancer Research released today the full breadth of findings to be presented by Ludwig researchers at this year's American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Ga., March 29 - April 3, 2019.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-03-22 06:42:34

People with peripheral artery disease have lower Omega-3 Index, shows research
New research published in the March 18th edition of Lipids showed that people who have peripheral artery disease have a lower Omega-3 Index compared to those who don't have the disease.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-03-22 06:40:52