Genomic & Biopharma News

Study finds biochemical pathway that triggers regrowth of breast cancer stem cells after chemotherapy
Working with human breast cancer cells and mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins say they have identified a biochemical pathway that triggers the regrowth of breast cancer stem cells after chemotherapy.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-23 03:49:37

Duke Health scientists identify proteins in mucous that confirm viral infection
It may seem obvious, but the key to confirming whether someone is suffering from a cold or flu virus might lie at the misery's source -- the inflamed passages of the nose and throat.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-23 03:44:28

Johns Hopkins researchers find how itch-detecting neurons manage pain
There are neurons in your skin that are wired for one purpose and one purpose only: to sense itchy things.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-23 03:37:53

Study: Testosterone replacement therapy lowers cardiovascular risk in men with androgen deficiency
Men who used testosterone replacement therapy to treat symptoms of androgen deficiency had a 33 percent lower risk of cardiovascular events such as heart attacks and stroke compared to those who did not receive any hormone therapy.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-23 03:23:36

Monash-Cardiff researchers gain new understanding of how HIV evades immune system
Monash University and Cardiff University researchers have come a step further in understanding how the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) evades the immune system.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-23 03:17:30

New UCL study provides insights into how humans follow path of least resistance
The amount of effort required to do something influences what we think we see, finds a new UCL study suggesting we're biased towards perceiving anything challenging to be less appealing.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-23 03:10:30

Penn-led researchers gain better understanding of how T cells support long-lived plasma cells
If you've ever wondered how a vaccine given decades ago can still protect against infection, you have your plasma cells to thank. Plasma cells are long-lived B cells that reside in the bone marrow and churn out antibodies against previously encountered vaccines or pathogens.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-23 02:56:39

Researchers find link between person's attitude on social media and dieting success
There is a direct link between a person's attitude on social media and the likelihood that their dieting efforts will succeed.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-23 02:50:58

Pfizer plant hit with warning letter has history of FDA problems
Pfizer plant hit with warning letter has history of FDA problems epalmer Wed, 02/22/2017 - 21:50
Fierce Pharma, 2017-02-23 02:50:49