Genomic testing could be more useful for patients with chronic kidney disease

Genetic testing can benefit patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) as more causative genes are identified and evidence of clinical benefit is discovered. Genome testing for treatment Chronic kidney failure (CKD) has seen advances in areas where genomics can guide therapy. A review was posted on Current Opinion in Kidney Disease and Hypertension It was … Read more

Kentucky Council considers draft steps analysis

A team of researchers with the goal of identifying racehorses at risk of catastrophic or career-ending injury by monitoring their strides submitted a Sept. 23 bid to the Kentucky Drug Research Council for horses to fund what they see as a final push toward potentially life-saving implementation. a program. KEDRC operates under the jurisdiction of … Read more

Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP Announces Securities

Radnor, PA, September 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP (www.ktmc.com) informs investors that a securities class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Central District of California against Fulgent Genetics, Inc. (“Fulgent”) (Nasdaq: FLGT). The action charges Fulgent with violations … Read more

How Children’s Hospital’s Rare Disease Sequencing System Unlocks the Entire Genome

The Children’s Mercy Kansas City The Research Institute announced on Monday that It builds What it calls “the world’s most advanced genetic sequencing system”. This claim refers to the work that Mercy for Children is doing through it Genomic Answers Program for Kids (GA4K). The health system launched the program three years ago with the … Read more

Thoughts on the return of polio

When polio case It emerged in Rockland County, just north of New York City, in July 2022, after which polioviruses with the same genetic sequence as the paralyzed man were found in three samples of sewage collected from near his home, and public health officials were alarmed. The man, from an Orthodox Jewish sect with … Read more

We’ve rounded up exciting new strains hitting dispensary shelves just in time for the squash, spice and apple picking season

If the fallen apple trees from my neighborhood are any indication, harvest season is officially here. And just in time, too. If you’re anything like me, the wave of August heat waves makes you desperate for some sweater weather. Regardless of the temperatures, Oregon is arguably at its best in the fall, and for more … Read more

Time is money: rapid diagnostic tests for bovine respiratory diseases

News Time is money: rapid diagnostic tests for bovine respiratory diseases September 20 2022 A multidisciplinary research team is developing rapid genomic testing methods that will change the way broiler fields make decisions about antimicrobial use and ultimately improve antimicrobial stewardship. Bovine respiratory disease (BRD), more commonly known among livestock producers as shipping fever, is … Read more