Genomic & Biopharma News

Scientists show how brain circuits govern hunger and cravings
The urge to satisfy hunger is a primal one, but – as any dieter knows – choices about when and what to eat can be influenced by cues in the environment, not just how long it's been since breakfast.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-15 03:42:25

Fever during pregnancy linked to autism risk
According to a new study children born to mothers who have had any kind of fever during pregnancy are at a slightly higher risk of developing and autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-15 03:37:00

New research could help mitigate effects of radiation therapy
New research conducted at the University of Kansas Medical Center could make treatment for gastrointestinal cancers safer- while also helping to mitigate the dangers of nuclear accidents and terrorist attacks.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-15 03:35:48

Study shows correlation between urinary stress hormones and coronary heart disease
Stress, especially in women, is increasingly being recognized as a major risk factor for coronary heart disease, a condition in which blood vessels to the heart are blocked by plaque buildup or inflammation.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-15 03:35:33

Regular intake of Aspirin in elderly could mean higher than previously thought risk of bleeding says new study
New research shows that the use the antiplatelet drug Aspirin over long term among elderly is fraught with more risks than earlier believed.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-15 03:30:29

Twin girls joined at the head separated successfully by team of doctors at CHOP
Twins girls Abby and Erin Delaney are 10 months old and were conjoined at their head until an 11 hour separation surgery last week at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in south eastern Pennsylvania.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-15 03:23:09

Descent into secrecy: Senate health talks speak to steady retreat from transparency
Congress struggling to finish a huge budget reconciliation bill. A GOP president pushing a major overhaul of federal payments for health insurance that could transform the lives of sick patients.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-15 02:45:51

Peer-led self-management programs have little impact on quality of life of adolescents with asthma
A study from the University of Warwick suggests peer-led self-management programs have little impact on the quality of life or lung function of adolescents with asthma.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-15 02:42:11

Swedish researchers estimate effects of solitary living on health care for Alzheimer's disease patients
Swedish researchers report in an article published in the Journal of Alzheimer´s Disease that 46% of patients who are diagnosed with Alzheimer´s disease in Sweden live alone in their homes, in particular older women.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-15 02:35:00