Biotechnology

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Broad Institute and University of California Team Awarded NCI Cancer Genomics Cloud Pilot Contract (10/31/14)

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 31 -- The Broad Institute issued the following news release:A team from the Broad Institute, the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of California, Santa Cruz, was awarded one of three National Cancer Institute ... [Published Targeted News Service - 21 mins ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 51 mins ago - 6 reports

Breakthrough with autism genes

31 October 2014A research team has identified 33 genes that can put a patient at a higher risk of being diagnosed with autism.Previously, there were nine genes associated with having autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In the largest sample analysis to date, ... [Published Spire Healthcare - 51 mins ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 11 reports

Scientists trigger self-destruct switch in lung cancer cells -- ScienceDaily

Cancer Research UK scientists have found a drug combination that can trigger the self-destruct process in lung cancer cells -- paving the way for new treatments, according to research that will be presented at the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

FDA Approves Ebola Test Machines Weeks After Dallas Needed Them

Several years ago the US Food and Drug Administration approved a small device that can quickly and accurately identify the Ebola virus, but despite its approval, US hospitals have been denied the use of the machine by the FDA until last week.In fact, ... [Published Breitbart.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 7 reports

Scientists find leukaemia medication could reverse effects of Alzheimer's disease

Scientists found toxic protein thought to cause dementia is not responsible D ifferent protein, called tau, leads to destruction of vital brain connections Tau kills brain's neurons if it malfunctions due to ageing or faulty genes    But cancer drug nilotinib ... [Published Capital Bay - 2 hours ago]
First reported Oct 31 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 7 reports

Your Diabetes Natural Treatment

for more geezerhood. I do not think I am incomparable in my quest and there are so galore fill out there wondering why there is no unconditional heal for diabetes, but umpteen can actually aid it.My progression I focussed on intelligent eudaimonia, and ... [Published Press Release Ping - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Diabetes, Insulin, Diet
First reported Oct 31 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 11 reports

Mouse Model Accelerates Research on Ebola Vaccines, Treatments

In the war against Ebola, one important hurdle has just been cleared – by a mouse.Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and colleagues have developed the first genetic strain of mice that can be infected with Ebola and display ... [Published ALNMag.com - 11 hours ago]
First reported Oct 31 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 19 reports

Dollar General extends tender offer to Family Dollar for a second time

Goodlettsville, Tenn. --  Dollar General Corp extended its $80-a-share tender offer to acquire rival Family Dollar Stores Inc. from Oct. 31, 2014, to Dec. 31, 2014, unless further extended. It is the second time Dollar General has extended its offer.About ... [Published Chain Store Age - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 19 reports

Research and Markets: EU Vaccines For Human Medicine Market Report 2014

Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jwlggg/eu_vaccines_for ) has announced the addition of the "EU: Vaccines For Human Medicine - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2020" report to their offering.Click to Continue » ... [Published Fort Mills Times - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 8 reports

Patents Not an Issue in the Fight Against Ebola

As of October 23,2014 more than 4,900 people have died from the current Ebola outbreak, concentrated in the three West African countries of Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Liberia.Frustrated that the process of getting experimental vaccines to West Africa was ... [Published BIO - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 30 reports

Genes 'play role in Ebola survival'

Genetic factors could play an important role in whether people survive the Ebola virus, say US scientists. A study of mice infected with the virus found they showed a number of different symptoms, with 19% remaining unaffected by the disease. This could ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 31 2014]
Entities: Ebola, Ebola Virus, Virus
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 36 reports

David Cameron faces pressure from Tory backbenchers to liberalise drug laws

The Government dismissed a Home Office report which found that current drug laws are not workingTory MPs today backed calls to liberalise drug laws in a show of defiance against David Cameron.Former Tory Justice Minister Crispin Blunt said the PM’s stance ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Oct 30 2014]

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"What we are trying to do is change medicine from reactive and transactional to proactive and preventative" Andrew Conrad, who leads the project, said in an interview with the BBC
...However, what goes wrong is a more difficult question to answer but an increasing list of the genes involved will "surely provide pieces that could solve the puzzle of autism"
"We have a lot to gain by looking at platelets and how they influence cancer and healing," said Dr. Camillo Bulla. "A part of our research is looking at the platelet..."
The FDA has given the device "emergency use authorization" for Ebola screening and " has allowed hospitals to buy the necessary modifications to allowed their FilmArray systems to detect the virus."

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Pharmaceutical regulation is getting tougher [Published Marginal Revolution - 6 hours ago]
From Diana Carew at the Progressive Policy Institute : …the number of ‘restrictions’ on drug companies increased by 767, or 40% since 2000. This represents a substantial rise in the overall regulatory burden of pharmaceutical companies, which must ...
Biological Hazard - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - 6 hours ago]
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Ebola Vaccine — An Urgent International Priority [Published NEJM Articles Most Widely Covered in the Press - 8 hours ago]
With the Ebola epidemic in West Africa continuing to grow, the World Health Organization (WHO) convened an urgent meeting on September 29 and 30 to assess the efforts under way to evaluate and produce safe and effective Ebola vaccines as soon as possible.1 ...
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