Genomic & Biopharma News

Novel investigational drug may help restore cardiac function after heart failure
Cimaglermin, a new experimental drug, may help restore cardiac function after heart failure, according to a first-in-man study published today in JACC: Basic to Translational Science.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-27 06:10:25

New research points to lncRNA's key role in helping control cellular processes
Scientific research over the past decade has concentrated almost exclusively on the 2 percent of the genome's protein coding regions, virtually ignoring the other 98 percent, a vast universe of non-coding genetic material previously dismissed as nothing more than 'junk.'
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-27 06:07:34

People with increased risk for heart disease could more likely have shoulder problems
After all the lifting, hauling and wrapping, worn out gift givers may blame the season's physical strain for any shoulder soreness they are feeling.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-27 06:02:57

New discovery could lead to effective drugs to prevent excessive lymphatic growth in cancer
Cancer cells spread to other sites in the body through promoting the growth of new 'roads' to travel on.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-27 05:57:15

Experimental drug improves survival, growth outcomes in mouse model of Prader-Willi syndrome
Drugs capable of activating silenced genes improve survival and growth outcomes in a mouse model of Prader-Willi syndrome, a rare and incurable childhood disease, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-27 05:38:00

The Scientist?s Year in Review
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The Scientist, 2016-12-27 05:00:00

Structural mechanism for the arginine sensing and regulation of CASTOR1 in the mTORC1 signaling pathway

Nature, 2016-12-27 00:00:00

MMJ Labs to launch new wearable pain therapy device at runDisney Health and Fitness Expo
MMJ Labs, LLC, industry leaders in non-invasive pain relief, will debut their newest product, VibraCool® Massaging Ice Therapy, at the runDisney Health and Fitness Expo in Orlando, FL.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-26 16:28:33

UPV/EHU researchers develop coatings to prevent potential bacterial infections in dental implants
Mouth infections are currently regarded as the main reason why dental implants fail. A piece of research by the UPV/EHU has succeeded in developing coatings capable of preventing potential bacterial infection and should it arise, eliminate it as well as providing implants with osseointegrating properties, in other words, ones that facilitate anchoring to the bone.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-26 16:22:59