Genomic & Biopharma News

Scientists developing novel imaging techniques to provide immediate diagnoses for cancer patients
Neurosurgeons at The Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI), North America’s largest neurosurgical training program and scientists at The Arizona State University Biodesign Institute (ASU), in collaboration with Zeiss Microscopy are developing novel molecular nanoprobes and cutting-edge optical imaging techniques to provide immediate and specific diagnoses for cancer patients.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-24 07:57:30

Research suggests novel strategy to target genetic anomaly in prostate cancers
​New research suggests a novel strategy to target a genetic anomaly that occurs in half of all prostate cancers.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-24 07:20:04

Adults who skip TV during dinner and eat home-cooked meals less likely to be obese, study finds
Adults who don't flip on the TV during dinner and those who eat home-cooked meals are less likely to be obese, a new study has found.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-24 07:00:10

NHGRI researchers use facial recognition software to diagnose rare genetic disease
Researchers with the National Human Genome Research Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, and their collaborators, have successfully used facial recognition software to diagnose a rare, genetic disease in Africans, Asians and Latin Americans.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-24 06:55:26

New tool aims to decrease rate of malnutrition in hospitals
University of Waterloo researchers have created a tool aimed at decreasing the rate of malnutrition in hospitals.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-24 06:41:03

Researchers develop new flexible glass for microscopic medical devices
Brigham Young University researchers have developed new glass technology that could add a new level of flexibility to the microscopic world of medical devices.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-24 06:37:30

Study finds food scarcity, poor oral health to be major risk factors for malnutrition among older adults
UNC School of Medicine researchers led a study to determine risk factors associated with malnutrition among older adults receiving care in the emergency department.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-24 06:30:41

SLU researchers aim to tackle diabetes and obesity by capturing benefits of exercise in pill form
With a series of new grants, Saint Louis University researchers will tackle the twin epidemics of diabetes and obesity by tapping into the potential of two nuclear receptors that control muscle metabolism.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-24 06:03:27

OTUD6B gene mutations linked to physical and intellectual deficits
An international team of researchers from institutions around the world, including Baylor College of Medicine, has discovered that mutations of the OTUD6B gene result in a spectrum of physical and intellectual deficits.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-24 05:25:00