Genomic & Biopharma News

Johns Hopkins researchers identify new biological target for treating spinal muscular atrophy
Johns Hopkins researchers along with academic and drug industry investigators say they have identified a new biological target for treating spinal muscular atrophy.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-10 04:52:02

Landmark study unravels secrets of aggressive prostate cancer
A landmark study, led by Monash University's Biomedicine Discovery Institute with the involvement of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, has revealed the reason why men with a family history of prostate cancer who also carry the BRCA2 gene fault have a more aggressive form of prostate cancer.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-10 02:50:07

Scientists gain new insights into molecular mechanisms of breast cancer development
Why does breast cancer develop and how come certain patients are resistant to established therapies? Researchers from the University of Basel have gained new insights into the molecular processes in breast tissue.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-10 02:46:55

Epigenetic changes favor development of fatty liver in humans and mice
Mice with a strong tendency to obesity already exhibit epigenetic changes at six weeks of age, inducing the liver to amplify its production of the enzyme DPP4 and release it into the circulation. Over the long term, this favors the development of a fatty liver.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-10 02:42:20

Top 20 pharma brands dropped more than $2B on national TV ads last year
Top 20 pharma brands dropped more than $2B on national TV ads last year beth.bulik Mon, 01/09/2017 - 21:07
Fierce Pharma, 2017-01-10 02:07:14

Illumina, Bio-Rad to roll out single-cell genome sequencing tool
Illumina, Bio-Rad to roll out single-cell genome sequencing tool aalidrus Mon, 01/09/2017 - 20:48
Fierce Biotech, 2017-01-10 01:48:20

Delirium can be deadly threat to long-term care residents, review finds
A comprehensive review of research published today in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association finds delirium to be an often-undiagnosed syndrome, affecting nearly 18 percent of long-term care residents, with a staggering 40 percent one-year mortality rate.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-10 01:18:58

Place of residence contributes to late-stage diagnosis of colorectal cancer, study finds
In addition to a person's race or ethnicity, where they live can matter in terms of whether they are diagnosed at a late stage for colorectal cancer, according to a recent study led by a researcher at the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-10 01:10:21

UI scientists reveal how high-dose vitamin C damages cancer cells
Vitamin C has a patchy history as a cancer therapy, but researchers at the University of Iowa believe that is because it has often been used in a way that guarantees failure.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-10 00:54:15