Genomic & Biopharma News

J&J looks for the inside story with new online psoriasis campaign
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Fierce Pharma, 2017-03-24 03:30:27

Scientists map three-dimensional structure of protein that causes cystic fibrosis
Scientists at The Rockefeller University have mapped the three-dimensional structure for one of the more notorious disease-causing molecules in the human body: the protein responsible for the genetic disorder cystic fibrosis. And it looks fishy.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-24 02:42:00

First-of-its-kind mouse model could help study post-malaria epilepsy in children
A first-of-its-kind mouse model could lead to an understanding of how cerebral malaria infection leads to the development of epilepsy in children, and to the prevention of seizures.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-24 02:39:20

Research findings could open new avenue to develop treatments for Alzheimer's disease
Thin parts of the cell membranes of neurons turn out to be particularly vulnerable to a protein that collects in the brain of people with Alzheimer's disease, according to a University of Michigan researcher.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-24 02:31:58

Study finds direct link between increasing width of vestibular aqueduct and severity of child's hearing loss
It may be possible to predict the severity of hearing loss for children diagnosed with enlarged vestibular aqueduct, according to a new study published in JAMA-Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-24 02:24:26

Study identifies potential risks for mothers who are cancer survivors
For young women facing a new cancer diagnosis, fertility preservation can be an important consideration in treatment planning. Now a University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center-led study has identified potential risks for mothers who are cancer survivors -- risks for their newborns' health.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-24 02:17:48

Researchers outline new diagnostic model for mental illness
A consortium of 50 psychologists and psychiatrists from around the world has outlined a new diagnostic model for mental illness, in what researchers hope will be a paradigm shift in how these illnesses are classified and diagnosed.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-24 02:02:55

Few steps to protect ourselves and our families from air pollution
The World Health Organization reported this month that pollution and environmental risks are responsible for 1.7 million child deaths per year.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-24 01:57:18

Flexible approach to exercise works better for new moms than specific regimen
Often running on empty, new moms may need a bit more flexibility and support to ease back into exercise after giving birth, according to a Kansas State University researcher.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-24 01:49:04