Genomic & Biopharma News

Next Generation: Observing Cancer-Associated Mitochondrial Changes
A noninvasive microscopy technique that exploits NADH fluorescence enables researchers to observe how mitochondria alter their shape and arrangement in human tissue.
The Scientist, 2016-11-30 20:00:00

Dongying Tiandong dinged by FDA warning letter over heparin testing
Dongying Tiandong dinged by FDA warning letter over heparin testing epalmer Wed, 11/30/2016 - 14:06
Fierce Pharma, 2016-11-30 19:06:35

Q&A: Inside r/Science, the Internet?s Liveliest Scientific Forum
Four years ago, chemist Nate Allen helped turn an unruly message board into an open platform for in-depth conversations about science. 
The Scientist, 2016-11-30 19:00:00

New insights into epidermal cells could explain how skin maintains barrier when shedding
The discovery of the shape and binding capability of epidermal cells could explain how skin maintains a barrier even when it is shedding.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-11-30 18:15:01

Flavored vapors from e-liquids contain potentially harmful aldehydes
Traditional cigarettes pose a well-established risk to smokers' health, but the effects of electronic cigarettes are still being determined.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-11-30 18:08:24

Three-Parent IVF Advances
Differences in the replicative advantages conferred by some mitochondrial DNA haplotypes have implications for mitochondrial replacement therapy, researchers report. 
The Scientist, 2016-11-30 18:01:00

New urine test could potentially reduce fatigue-related mistakes
Doctors, pilots, air traffic controllers and bus drivers have at least one thing in common — if they're exhausted at work, they could be putting lives at risk. But the development of a new urine test, reported in the ACS journal Analytical Chemistry, could help monitor just how weary they are.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-11-30 17:53:43

Online group therapy can be as effective as face-to-face treatment for bulimia nervosa
Eight years ago, researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill launched a new kind of clinical trial to compare the effectiveness of online therapy - delivered through group chat sessions - to face-to-face group therapy for the treatment of bulimia nervosa, an eating disorder marked by recurrent episodes of binge eating (or eating an unusually large amount of food and feeling out of control) coupled with purging behaviors such as vomiting, laxative abuse, or excessive exercise.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-11-30 17:44:04

Zika virus can cause glaucoma in infants, report reveals
A team of researchers in Brazil and at the Yale School of Public Health has published the first report demonstrating that the Zika virus can cause glaucoma in infants who were exposed to the virus during gestation.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-11-30 17:30:46