Genomic & Biopharma News

FierceBiotech's 2016 Fierce 15
It's that time of year again when new school routines are established, deciduous trees begin their showy transformation, and FierceBiotech releases its annual list of 15 innovative companies who are primed to make a big splash in the biopharma industry.
ORB Company Blog, 2016-09-23 17:22:41

Eliminating asthma triggers right at the source to create healthier homes
Children's National is among five awardees sharing $10 million in funding under Fannie Mae's Sustainable Communities Innovation Challenge: Healthy Affordable Housing, a national competition to identify innovative ideas to help children and families enjoy safer homes.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 06:11:24

Rutgers-led study pinpoints key gene linked to impaired memory in Down syndrome
Targeting a key gene before birth could someday help lead to a treatment for Down syndrome by reversing abnormal embryonic brain development and improving cognitive function after birth, according to a Rutgers-led study.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 05:01:00

ASA endorses new proposal that protects patients from surprise medical bills
The American Society of Anesthesiologistsproudly endorses the comprehensive proposal the "Protecting People from Surprise Medical Bills Act" released today that protects patients from surprise medical bills – unanticipated bills from providers not in patients' insurance network.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 04:50:00

FierceBiotech's 2016 Fierce 15
It's that time of year again when new school routines are established, deciduous trees begin their showy transformation, and FierceBiotech releases its annual list of 15 innovative companies who are primed to make a big splash in the biopharma industry.
ORB Company Blog, 2016-09-23 17:22:41

Sexual harassment rates are above national average in California, reports study
In the state of California, reported incidences of sexual harassment are 5 percent higher for women and 10 percent higher for men than the national average, report the authors of a joint study produced by the Center for Gender Equity and Health at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and the nonprofit organization California Coalition Against Sexual Assault.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 04:45:05

Scientists examine hormonal links between diet and obesity
Obesity is a growing public health crisis, bringing with it many serious risk factors, including cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 04:34:00

Study finds substantial volume overload in kidney failure patients initiating peritoneal dialysis
A new study published in CJASN found substantial volume overload, or too much fluid in the body, in patients with kidney failure who initiated peritoneal dialysis.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 04:13:39

Researchers map bone-marrow microenvironment to shed new light on leukemia
Stem cells are surrounded and protected by the stem-cell niche - the microenvironment - of the tissue in which they are found.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 04:04:00

Embedding child psychiatric care in urban clinic improves access and treatment
A novel method of embedding child psychiatric care in an urban pediatrics clinic was found to be feasible and a promising way to increase access to and engagement in psychiatric care among a primarily Latino population, according to new study from Boston Medical Center researchers.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 01:33:00

Children's Tumor Foundation establishes significant research initiative to combat NF2
On the occasion of World NF2 Awareness Day, the Children's Tumor Foundation has announced the establishment of a significant research initiative dedicated to finding effective treatments for NF2, along with a substantial investment of $2.3 million in this bold new effort.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 01:26:00