Genomic & Biopharma News

Guaranteed financial incentives for COVID-19 vaccination increase vaccine uptake
North Carolina's $25 Summer Card Pilot program successfully encouraged more adults to get a COVID-19 vaccine at a time when the pace of vaccination in North Carolina was slowing.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-27 03:06:06

New mouse model shows that it is never too late to treat Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome
Scientists at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III and the Spanish Cardiovascular Research Network (CIBERCV), led by Dr Vicente Andrés, have generated the HGPSrev experimental mouse model.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-27 03:00:23

A high-throughput pipeline for identifying nanobodies that target and neutralize SARS-CoV-2
Researchers in the United States have developed a cost-effective, high-throughput pipeline for identifying effective nanobodies that target and neutralize severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) – the agent that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-27 02:51:06

ORB relocates to Deerfield Beach and celebrates grand opening of new facility with local researchers
After 8 years of operation in Palm Beach Gardens, Ocean Ridge Biosciences (ORB) has recently relocated to a 5,394 sq. ft. facility in Deerfield Beach, Florida. The new facility provides several improvements which will enable ORB to provide improved and expanded services to academic and corporate clients. These include:
ORB Company Blog, 2016-11-21 19:26:55

Repeated dopamine release in the brain plays a key role in infant social development
Changing levels of the chemical dopamine, a chemical most associated with motivation, may help explain why stressful experiences during infancy can lead to lasting behavioral issues, a new study in rodents shows.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-27 02:30:34

ORB relocates to Deerfield Beach and celebrates grand opening of new facility with local researchers
After 8 years of operation in Palm Beach Gardens, Ocean Ridge Biosciences (ORB) has recently relocated to a 5,394 sq. ft. facility in Deerfield Beach, Florida. The new facility provides several improvements which will enable ORB to provide improved and expanded services to academic and corporate clients. These include:
ORB Company Blog, 2016-11-21 19:26:55

Extending COVID-19 vaccinations to adolescents and children may lower the overall disease burden
A recent study by researchers from the Netherlands highlights that the introduction of vaccination programs against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) to adolescents and children may reduce infection rates and severe disease outcomes – both in these age groups and in the population as a whole. The paper is currently available on medRxiv* preprint server while it undergoes peer review.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-27 02:26:11

New technology could power a self-sustaining electronic device for detecting fever
Public temperature checks have become a common practice across the world during the COVID-19 pandemic, and researchers at Texas A&M University are working to make it possible to conduct the test across a large group of people quicker and less expensive than current methods.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-27 02:25:25

Less physical activity and more screen time impact children's mental health during the pandemic
Few equations are as simple as the findings of a survey measuring the habits of 1,000 children during COVID-19: More physical activity and less screen time led to better mental health.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-27 02:20:36

Wearable technology helps researchers to better understand the underlying health conditions
Wearable technology such as the Apple Watch is allowing researchers to recruit a more diverse group of participants to health and wellness studies, helping them better understand the underlying health conditions they could only dream about glimpsing at before, according to a new three-year landmark observational University of Michigan study.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-27 02:14:19

Penn Medicine's Pavilion breaks new ground for sustainable construction with LEED Gold certification
Penn Medicine's new Pavilion on the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania's campus has broken new ground for sustainable healthcare construction and design with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Healthcare Gold Certification.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-27 02:04:01