Genomic & Biopharma News

Toward Treating Alzheimer?s Disease with Brain Waves
In a mouse model, researchers mitigated three Alzheimer’s disease–associated symptoms by stimulating gamma waves with light.
The Scientist, 2016-12-07 18:00:00

New discovery paves way to development of biochemical test for diagnosing Parkinson's disease
Misfolded proteins associated with Parkinson's disease were detected in cerebrospinal fluid by scientists at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, paving the way to development of a biochemical test to diagnosis the disease.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 17:55:42

Queen's University expert to lead new €4m initiative for assessing impact of chemicals on health
A Queen's University Belfast expert is leading a €4m international initiative to investigate whether natural toxins and manmade chemicals are creating potentially dangerous mixtures that affect our natural hormones and cause major illnesses such as cancer, obesity, diabetes or infertility.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 17:50:46

Abbott files complaint to escape Alere deal gone sour
Abbott files complaint to escape Alere deal gone sour aalidrus Wed, 12/07/2016 - 12:48
Fierce Biotech, 2016-12-07 17:48:59

New moms increasingly using expressed breast milk, UBC study reveals
New moms are increasingly using expressed breast milk (either pumped or expressed by hand) instead of directly breastfeeding their babies, according to a UBC study.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 17:41:44

Scientists reveal key insight into how immune system recognises TB
Every 18 seconds someone dies from tuberculosis (TB). It is the world's most deadly infectious disease.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 17:30:08

New UC Davis research clarifies link between weight and menopausal symptoms in women
Greater weight increases the likelihood of night sweats and hot flashes during early stages of the menopause transition but reduces those symptoms throughout menopause and beyond, new UC Davis research published in the journal "Menopause" shows.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 17:24:57

Study detects biomarkers from secondhand marijuana smoke exposure in children
Relaxing with a joint around children is not very wise. Not only do youngsters inhale harmful secondary smoke in the process, but the psychoactive chemicals in the drug are taken up by their bodies as well.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 17:12:11

Celgene cuts work on 'encouraging' Abraxane regimen, turns to IO combos instead
Celgene cuts work on 'encouraging' Abraxane regimen, turns to IO combos instead chelfand Wed, 12/07/2016 - 11:34
Fierce Pharma, 2016-12-07 16:34:26