Genomic & Biopharma News

Next phase of innovative decision support program may lead to better health and care
The Digital Health and Care Institute is working in collaboration with the Scottish Government to launch the next research and development phase of the innovative decision support program.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-18 04:26:00

UVA leads statewide effort to fight opioid crisis
The University of Virginia School of Medicine is leading a statewide effort to battle the opioid crisis and reduce the number of people dying from it.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-18 04:24:32

IMRT and cisplatin treatment meets acceptability criteria for PFS and swallowing-related QOL
Results of the NRG Oncology clinical trial NRG-HN002 indicated that the combination of intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) and cisplatin was able to meet acceptability criteria for progression-free survival (PFS) and swallowing-related quality of life for patients who have p16-positive, non-smoking-associated oropharyngeal cancer.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-18 04:09:00

Rutgers cardiologist recommends individualized treatment with aspirin for primary prevention of CVD
A nationally recognized Rutgers cardiologist recommends that aspirin be used as primary prevention for cardiovascular disease only with select patients, saying that the scientific evidence is too diverse to support a one-size-fits-all approach.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-18 00:52:16

Studying underlying electrical causes of arrhythmias
Despite advances in medical imaging, the mechanisms leading to the irregular contractions of the heart during heart rhythm disorders remain poorly understood.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-18 00:46:10

Early childhood trauma linked to poorer health for women
Researchers have long known that childhood trauma is linked to poorer health for women at midlife. A new study shows one important reason why.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-18 00:33:17

Simple tile-based game may boost mental health
When it comes to boosting mental health among older Chinese, it might be as simple as a game of mahjong, according to a new study from the University of Georgia.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-18 00:25:00

Men at high risk of breast cancer may benefit from screening, study shows
Men at high risk of developing breast cancer may benefit from mammography, or breast X-ray, screening for the disease, a new study shows.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-18 00:17:00

Celebration to Commemorate Ocean Ridge Biosciences' Re-Opening at New Facility
Ocean Ridge Biosciences (ORB), a leader in RNA profiling and biomarker discovery services, will celebrate a grand re-opening at its new location, 394 SW 12th Avenue, Deerfield Beach, Florida. The event will take place on Friday, November 18th, 2016 from 5:00PM to 8:00PM. Please read the PDF for more details
ORB Company News, 2016-11-14 17:41:06

Circulating tumor DNA evaluated as an alternative to tissue NGS for non-small cell lung cancer
Tissue biopsies, which are currently the gold standard molecular diagnostic technique for oncologists, are not only painful to cancer patients, but expose an already immune-comprised population to increased rates of nosocomial infections. Furthermore, it is not uncommon for the typical clinical pathology workflow to yield samples which are not suitable for routine analysis strategies, e.g.
ORB Company Blog, 2016-10-21 17:26:00

eIF5B gates the transition from translation initiation to elongation

Nature, 2019-09-18 00:00:00