Genomic & Biopharma News

Study finds that IV steroids decrease amount of pain medication needed for nerve blocks
Nerve blocks using local anesthetics, or numbing medicines similar to Novocain, are routinely performed by anesthesiologists to provide pain relief for patients undergoing surgery.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-15 13:45:43

Merck's Keytruda nabs first blood-cancer nod, but rare cancer decision has to wait
Merck's Keytruda nabs first blood-cancer nod, but rare cancer decision has to wait chelfand Wed, 03/15/2017 - 09:43
Fierce Pharma, 2017-03-15 13:43:01

'Low-content' nutritional claims on packaged foods do not offer real information to consumers
No fat, no sugar, no salt? What does it mean? Today, supermarket shelves are filled with products that make a variety of claims related to their perceived health benefits.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-15 13:25:00

Ex-Google VC tipped to be sole partner in $100M fund
Ex-Google VC tipped to be sole partner in $100M fund nick.paul.taylor Wed, 03/15/2017 - 09:21
Fierce Biotech, 2017-03-15 13:21:56

Cardiva Medical scores $30M for vascular closure system
Cardiva Medical scores $30M for vascular closure system aalidrus Wed, 03/15/2017 - 09:13
Fierce Biotech, 2017-03-15 13:13:45

Research shows pNaKtide can attenuate development of NAFLD and atherosclerosis
Building on their recent research focusing on a peptide, pNaKtide, designed to block the oxidant amplifying function of the cellular sodium-potassium pump, researchers at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine have successfully demonstrated that pNaKtide, can attenuate the development of experimental nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and atherosclerosis.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-15 13:13:09

Deep learning in healthcare: a move towards algorithmic doctors
People are constantly trying to find more ‘human’ ways to interact with technology. Could the same be achieved for how we approach our health too?
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-15 12:37:00

PISCES – alignment free RNA-seq quantiation and QC pipeline
Matt Shirley — PISCES: alignment free RNA-seq quantiation and QC pipeline
Transcriptome Research & Industry News, 2017-03-15 12:15:34

Study using Biocartis’ liquid biopsy BRAF assay shows new option for retreatment of melanoma patients
Biocartis Group NV , an innovative molecular diagnostics company, today announces the publication in the renowned clinical oncology journal The Lancet Oncology of an important study[1] by Prof. Dr. Bart Neyns from the University Hospital in Brussels (Belgium). In this study, advanced metastatic melanoma cancer patients that had become resistant to their BRAF-targeted treatment were ...
Exosome RNA Research & Industry News, 2017-03-15 11:57:44