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Bio Roundup: Drug Prices, CRISPR Caveats, Rubius IPO Pop & More

BIO ROUNDUP: DRUG PRICES, CRISPR CAVEATS, RUBIUS IPO POP & MORE

After nearly two years of all smoke, no fire around President Trump's promise to curtail drug prices, there's finally some glimmer...

Cancer patients who use complementary medicine have higher risk

CANCER PATIENTS WHO USE COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE HAVE HIGHER RISK

Complemetary medicine is different to 'alternative'. It is the use of non-traditional treatment with traditional methods, rather than...

 
 
 
TROL Act Reintroduced in House

TROL ACT REINTRODUCED IN HOUSE

Strong patents are the lifeblood of the biotech industry. They are critical in ensuring a steady stream of capital to companies developing...

Study: Acupuncture is an effective and convenient choice to reduce breast cancer-related lymphedema

STUDY: ACUPUNCTURE IS AN EFFECTIVE AND CONVENIENT CHOICE TO REDUCE BREAST CANCER-RELATED LYMPHEDEMA

A Chinese study looked into the use of acupuncture to reduce the occurrence of lymphedema in breast cancer patients. It determined...

 
 
 
Asafoetida, a plant used in traditional folk medicines, found to show antitumor effects on breast cancer

ASAFOETIDA, A PLANT USED IN TRADITIONAL FOLK MEDICINES, FOUND TO SHOW ANTITUMOR EFFECTS ON BREAST CANCER

Plants and herbs that have long been used in folk medicine may very well hold the key to treating modern-day diseases. In a study published...

Long Look Into Ant Brains Provides Epigenetic Insights

LONG LOOK INTO ANT BRAINS PROVIDES EPIGENETIC INSIGHTS

To understand the epigenetic regulation of brain function and behavior, scientists are turning to ants. To understand the ants, they...

 
 
 
Start planting these perennial herbs today; not only do they taste good, they can be used as medicine when SHTF

START PLANTING THESE PERENNIAL HERBS TODAY; NOT ONLY DO THEY TASTE GOOD, THEY CAN BE USED AS MEDICINE WHEN SHTF

Prescribed medications can be expensive, and there are times when they are not readily available. This is why more people are rediscovering...

 
 
 

MIRATI THERAPEUTICS: DIRECTOR/SR. DIRECTOR, MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY

Mirati Therapeutics: SUMMARY: The Drug Discovery team at Mirati is responsible for the invention, optimization and characterization...

New Study Shows CRISPR Can Delete Big Chunks of DNA

NEW STUDY SHOWS CRISPR CAN DELETE BIG CHUNKS OF DNA

[ Updated 7/16/18 1:00pm ET, see note below ] As CRISPR-based therapeutics inch closer to human tests in the U.S., academic researchers...

 
 
 

ATYR PHARMA INC.: SR. RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, PROTEIN PRODUCTION & PROCESS DEVELOPMENT

ATyr Pharma Inc.: About Us aTyr Pharma is engaged in the discovery and development of innovative medicines using its knowledge of newly...

FDA recalls blood pressure medicine due to potential cancer risk

FDA RECALLS BLOOD PRESSURE MEDICINE DUE TO POTENTIAL CANCER RISK

A common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure has been recalled by the US Food and Drug Administration.

 
 
 
Eat your spinach: This plant can help arthritis patients maintain strong bones

EAT YOUR SPINACH: THIS PLANT CAN HELP ARTHRITIS PATIENTS MAINTAIN STRONG BONES

Eating spinach can help osteoarthritis patients maintain strong bones, according to a study published in the journal BMC Complementary...

Debunking a Common Myth on Out-of-Pocket Costs

DEBUNKING A COMMON MYTH ON OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS

The facts continue to show that, when it comes to prescription drug costs, the country is heading in the right direction. But this...

 
 
 
Scientists review the antibacterial and antifungal properties of dragon's blood, a flowering plant native to Mexico, that has long been used in folk medicine

SCIENTISTS REVIEW THE ANTIBACTERIAL AND ANTIFUNGAL PROPERTIES OF DRAGON'S BLOOD, A FLOWERING PLANT NATIVE TO MEXICO, THAT HAS LONG BEEN USED IN FOLK MEDICINE

The medicinal herb Jatropha neopauciflora Pax, more commonly known as dragon's blood, possesses potent antibacterial and antioxidant...

Top 10 ways to avoid ever getting cancer in the first place

TOP 10 WAYS TO AVOID EVER GETTING CANCER IN THE FIRST PLACE

Millions of humans binge on junk food every meal and think doctors will be able to “fix” their health problems later with medicine...

 
 
 
Slam It 12-Minute HIIT Workout

SLAM IT 12-MINUTE HIIT WORKOUT

Workout equipment: Workout type: 12 Minute Timer setting: 18 x :10 x :30 1. Sandbag clean & presses 2. Burpee lateral jumps 3. Sandbag...

One Million Genomes Meeting Discusses Progress and Promise of Population-Scale Genomics

ONE MILLION GENOMES MEETING DISCUSSES PROGRESS AND PROMISE OF POPULATION-SCALE GENOMICS

The PacBio team was honored to attend an excellent Keystone Symposium in Hannover, Germany recently. The event, “ One Million Genomes:...

 
 
 
Researchers may have found new a way to help treat type 1 diabetes - and it's with a drug that has been on the market for over 30 years

RESEARCHERS MAY HAVE FOUND NEW A WAY TO HELP TREAT TYPE 1 DIABETES - AND IT'S WITH A DRUG THAT HAS BEEN ON THE MARKET FOR OVER 30 YEARS

Montri Thipsorn/Shutterstock A new study published in Nature Medicine found that a drug used to treat high blood pressure could help...

Tango, Finch, Indigo & More: The 2018 Xconomy Award Startup Finalists

TANGO, FINCH, INDIGO & MORE: THE 2018 XCONOMY AWARD STARTUP FINALISTS

This year's bumper crop of Xconomy Award startup finalists cover a wide range of technologies and approaches, from microbiome and gene...