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First reported Feb 27 2014 - Updated Feb 27 2014 - 1 reports

GMO Tomatoes to Improve Your Health

Researchers in the UK have genetically engineered a tomato to produce anthocyanins--the compounds that give some berries and a handful of other fruits and vegetables their purple-red colors. However, anthocyanin aren't just about pretty colors. They ... [Published About.com Biotech / Biomedical - Feb 27 2014]
First reported Feb 19 2014 - Updated Feb 19 2014 - 1 reports

Acid-Bath Stem Cell May Be Washed Up

You may have heard about the sensational study a couple weeks ago which showed that certain type of stress can turn normal adult cells into stem cells. Many news stories fixated particularly on the finding that simple acid was enough to generate pluripotent ... [Published About.com Biotech / Biomedical - Feb 19 2014]
First reported Feb 17 2014 - Updated Feb 17 2014 - 1 reports

Protein That Eliminates Plaque-Forming Amyloids Associated with Alzheimer's

It's been known for over 100 years that dark sticky deposits known as plaques form in the brains of Alzheimer's patients. These are caused by fragments of a protein known as amyloid. For some reason, normal amyloid sometimes folds up incorrectly and ... [Published About.com Biotech / Biomedical - Feb 17 2014]
First reported Feb 10 2014 - Updated Feb 10 2014 - 1 reports

Valentine's Day: A Holiday for the Heart

There are heart transplants and artificial hearts but they are poor substitutes for the one you are born with. While the heart has been a symbol of love and desire since ancient times, it's pumping actions does truly sustain our lives from minute to ... [Published About.com Biotech / Biomedical - Feb 10 2014]
Entities: Circulatory System
First reported Feb 09 2014 - Updated Feb 09 2014 - 1 reports

Why Is Drug Development So Expensive

Discovering and developing new therapeutics is incredibly expensive. Analysis shows that each new drug costs several billion dollars to develop and launch. Why is it so expensive to develop new drugs? What drives this cost? ... Read Full Post ... [Published About.com Biotech / Biomedical - Feb 09 2014]
Entities: Drugs, Therapeutics
First reported Jan 31 2014 - Updated Jan 31 2014 - 1 reports

The Changing Drug Development Environment

An increased understanding of disease, escalating healthcare costs, and informed patient groups are having a transformative impact on the development and approvals of new therapeutics. What do pharmaceutical and biotech companies need to do to account ... [Published About.com Biotech / Biomedical - Jan 31 2014]

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GMO Tomatoes to Improve Your Health [Published About.com Biotech / Biomedical - Feb 27 2014]
Researchers in the UK have genetically engineered a tomato to produce anthocyanins--the compounds that give some berries and a handful of other fruits and vegetables their purple-red colors. However, anthocyanin aren't just about pretty colors. They ...
Acid-Bath Stem Cell May Be Washed Up [Published About.com Biotech / Biomedical - Feb 19 2014]
You may have heard about the sensational study a couple weeks ago which showed that certain type of stress can turn normal adult cells into stem cells. Many news stories fixated particularly on the finding that simple acid was enough to generate pluripotent ...
Protein That Eliminates Plaque-Forming Amyloids... [Published About.com Biotech / Biomedical - Feb 17 2014]
It's been known for over 100 years that dark sticky deposits known as plaques form in the brains of Alzheimer's patients. These are caused by fragments of a protein known as amyloid. For some reason, normal amyloid sometimes folds up incorrectly and ...
Valentine's Day: A Holiday for the Heart [Published About.com Biotech / Biomedical - Feb 10 2014]
There are heart transplants and artificial hearts but they are poor substitutes for the one you are born with. While the heart has been a symbol of love and desire since ancient times, it's pumping actions does truly sustain our lives from minute to ...
Why Is Drug Development So Expensive [Published About.com Biotech / Biomedical - Feb 09 2014]
Discovering and developing new therapeutics is incredibly expensive. Analysis shows that each new drug costs several billion dollars to develop and launch. Why is it so expensive to develop new drugs? What drives this cost? ... Read Full Post ...
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