Genomic & Biopharma News

Model for the simulation of SARS-CoV-2 community transmission in congregate facilities
Researchers have examined the factors that caused the most significant outbreaks in congregate settings such as care homes and prisons.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-27 08:43:00

New study explains why Delta is so easily transmitted and infects people quickly
The Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 has swept the globe, becoming the dominant variant within just a few months. A new study from Boston Children's Hospital, published today in Science, explains why Delta is so easily spread and infects people so quickly, and suggests a more targeted strategy for developing future COVID-19 vaccines and treatments.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-27 05:21:00

How can we predict the number of future COVID-19 hospital admissions?
Research led by Sophie Meakin of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in the United Kingdom suggests ensemble forecasts — a method combining multiple models to predict COVID-19 cases — may be more accurate in estimating COVID-19 hospital admissions in local areas.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-27 05:05:18

Pelican Newspaper: Gene profiling at Ocean Ridge Biosciences to unlock mysteries of the human body
Identifying the markers for pancreatic cancer may have happened here in a 5,400 square foot facility where scientists routinely practice next generation RNA profiling and biomarker discovery. Please read the PDF for more details
ORB Company News, 2016-11-25 18:55:37

Study shows sustained deterioration of mental health in UK across COVID pandemic
To date, it is not clear how the COVID-19 pandemic and implementation of various preventive strategies impacted mental health or which group of people were most affected by them. To address these issues, scientists have conducted coordinated analyses that included eleven UK longitudinal population studies, comprising data from before and throughout the pandemic.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-27 04:48:05

Pelican Newspaper: Gene profiling at Ocean Ridge Biosciences to unlock mysteries of the human body
Identifying the markers for pancreatic cancer may have happened here in a 5,400 square foot facility where scientists routinely practice next generation RNA profiling and biomarker discovery. Please read the PDF for more details
ORB Company News, 2016-11-25 18:55:37

UK supports Viet Nam to combat COVID-19 by providing £500,000 of medical equipment
This commitment follows the donation by the UK government to Viet Nam of 415,050 doses of the University of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in August 2021.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-27 04:45:49

Postpartum women's experience of social restrictions during COVID-19
A new study published on the medRxiv* preprint server has focused on the effect of various social restrictions or lack of social support on women who delivered and raised babies during the pandemic.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-27 04:16:00

New discovery could help better understand how cells migrate during early development
Cells can control their ability to move through the body by using a protein called fascin to control the stiffness of neighboring cells, suggests a study published today in eLife.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-27 03:49:56

Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine provides durable protection against SARS-CoV-2 delta in macaques
Researchers in the United States have conducted a study showing that Moderna’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine provided durable protection against the B.1.617.2 (delta) variant of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in rhesus macaques.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-27 03:38:03

Cholesterol-lowering drugs not helpful in reducing COVID-related mortality or severity
In the worldwide effort to battle SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, researchers have often turned to medications used as therapies for other conditions in the hopes of finding ones that either kill the coronavirus or lessen the impacts from its infection.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-27 03:31:00