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Drug Discovery System Designed to Identify Difficult Targets

Nerve cells in brain

A lab in the U.K. developed a system for discovering new therapies that identify therapy targets linked to enzymes, some found in neurodegenerative diseases, previously considered too difficult to address. . . . → Read More: Drug Discovery System Designed to Identify Difficult Targets

GSK, 23andMe Ink Precision Meds Discovery Deal

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Consumer genetics company 23andMe signed a 4-year agreement to help drug maker GlaxoSmithKline find more precise drug targets and recruit clinical trial participants likely to respond to treatments. . . . → Read More: GSK, 23andMe Ink Precision Meds Discovery Deal

On Cloud Nine as Remote Computing Transforms Health Care Industry

The health care industry is taking advantage of lower-cost, access-anywhere web-based services and vast amounts of storage for their enormous amounts of patient records and other files. . . . → Read More: On Cloud Nine as Remote Computing Transforms Health Care Industry

More Damage Detected from Crispr-Cas9 Edits

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A genetics lab in the U.K. revealed that a leading technique for editing genomes produces more unwanted damage to the edited genomes than previously understood. . . . → Read More: More Damage Detected from Crispr-Cas9 Edits

New $315 Million Life Sciences Venture Fund Unveiled

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A life science and health care investment company in the U.K. today revealed its 12th venture capital fund for start-up and current enterprises in the U.S. and Europe. . . . → Read More: New $315 Million Life Sciences Venture Fund Unveiled

Pet Health Ingredients Shown Effective Against Mosquito-Borne Diseases

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Researchers in the U.S. and the Netherlands found ingredients in over-the-counter products to control fleas and ticks in house pets can also help prevent infectious diseases in humans spread by mosquitoes. . . . → Read More: Pet Health Ingredients Shown Effective Against Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Inexpensive Blood Test Technique Devised for Hepatitis-B

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An international research team developed a simple blood testing process to diagnose hepatitis-B at a small fraction of the cost as current methods. . . . → Read More: Inexpensive Blood Test Technique Devised for Hepatitis-B

Cannabis Drug Approved by FDA for Rare, Severe Seizures

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A drug based on chemicals derived from cannabis plants was approved by Food and Drug Administration for marketing in the U.S. to treat seizures associated with two rare and severe forms of epilepsy. . . . → Read More: Cannabis Drug Approved by FDA for Rare, Severe Seizures

Is Your Home Business Legal?

If you are starting up, or already have, here are some things that you need to do, to ensure your business is legal. . . . → Read More: Is Your Home Business Legal?

Cancer T-Cell Start-Up Gains $150 Million in IPO

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A three year-old company developing treatments for cancer with engineered T-cells from the immune system raised $150 million in its initial public offering of common stock. . . . → Read More: Cancer T-Cell Start-Up Gains $150 Million in IPO