Genomic & Biopharma News

Researchers show how composition of mitochondrial calcium portal differs based on organs
A heart beat begins with a rush of calcium into the heart cell followed by a burst of energy from the resident mitochondria. These two events occur with each beat.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-08 02:23:57

Study finds causes for early readmission among older adults discharged to post-acute care facilities
More than 25 percent of Medicare beneficiaries who are admitted to the hospital are sent to a post-acute care facility (a health facility like a rehabilitation or skilled nursing center used instead of a hospital) after being discharged.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-08 02:18:57

Virginia Tech researchers move one step closer to understanding heart disease at microscopic level
Researchers are one step closer to understanding heart disease at a microscopic level, a breakthrough that could influence future treatments for millions of people.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-08 02:06:35

Researchers test 'three-hit' theory of autism in mice
Since the first case was documented in the United States in 1938, the causes of autism have remained elusive. Hundreds of genes, as well as environmental exposures, have been implicated in these brain disorders.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-08 02:00:55

Ghanaian women with infertility more likely to experience relationship breakdown, research shows
Infertility is taking its toll on relationships in Ghana. New research shows Ghanaian women who have problems conceiving are more likely to experience relationship breakdown.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-08 00:59:37

Scientists create synthetic cellular communications system that can respond to pain relief signals
Scientists from Manchester and Bristol have successfully created a synthetic cellular communications system - which has successfully recognised signals involved in pain relief.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-08 00:49:34

Experts join forces to study affordable malaria drug for treating colorectal cancer
Experts from St George's University of London, and St George's Hospital have joined forces to investigate whether a common and cheap malaria drug can be used also against cancer.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-08 00:10:00

Major pledge could lead to new treatments for autism
Autism will be better understood thanks to a substantial investment from a US philanthropic foundation to the University of Edinburgh.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-08 00:09:18

Regulatory feedback from nascent RNA to chromatin and transcription

Nature, 2017-03-08 00:00:00