Genomic & Biopharma News

Scientists develop first Canadian Brain Health Food Guide to help adults preserve thinking, memory skills
Baycrest scientists have led the development of the first Canadian Brain Health Food Guide to help adults over 50 preserve their thinking and memory skills as they age.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-15 17:29:13

New class of membrane-busting compounds can combat MRSA skin infections in mice
Public health officials are increasingly concerned over methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). The bacteria have developed resistance to a number of treatments, even antibiotics of last resort in some cases.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-15 17:24:12

T-cells Need Extra Boost After Activation by Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors, Study Shows

Immuno-Oncology News, 2017-03-15 17:21:34

Vitamin E supplements may offer protection against contrast medium-induced acute kidney injury
Acute kidney injury is quite a common adverse effect that associates with coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary interventions.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-15 17:19:00

Urban living can worsen asthma in poor kids, study shows
Results of a new study by Johns Hopkins researchers using national data add to evidence that living in inner cities can worsen asthma in poor children. They also document persistent racial/ethnic disparities in asthma.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-15 17:07:54

Moderate daily vegetable and fruit intake linked to lower rates of psychological stress
Published today in the British Medical Journal Open, the longitudinal study of more than 60,000 Australians aged 45 years and above measured participants fruit and vegetable consumption, lifestyle factors and psychological distress at two time points, 2006-08 and 2010.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-15 17:04:00

Pre-surgery information can help predict cognitive decline after postoperative delirium, study finds
Evidence suggests that experiencing delirium after surgery can lead to long-term cognitive decline in older adults.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-15 16:58:15

China’s Newsummit Biopharma licenses hepatitis C antibody from charity group
China’s Newsummit Biopharma licenses hepatitis C antibody from charity group aliu Wed, 03/15/2017 - 12:54
Fierce Biotech, 2017-03-15 16:54:36

Cholesterol-lowering statins linked to increased risk of diabetes in older women
Older Australian women taking cholesterol-lowering statins face a significantly increased risk of developing diabetes, according to a University of Queensland study.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-15 16:49:51