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fMRI reflects interactions between brain regions

fMRI reflects interactions between brain regions

Tübingen neuroscientists have made an important advance in studying the human brain with functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). [More]
Studies support use of ThyraMIR and ThyGenX to improve detection of benign/malignant thyroid nodules

Studies support use of ThyraMIR and ThyGenX to improve detection of benign/malignant thyroid nodules

Data will be presented at both Digestive Disease Week (DDW) and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) annual medical meetings. [More]
New affordable advanced NGS cancer test launched by EKF subsidiary

New affordable advanced NGS cancer test launched by EKF subsidiary

This new NGS panel molecular test is an important step towards readily accessible and affordable personalized medicine in cancer... [More]
Research leads way for noninvasive detection of early stage liver cancer

Research leads way for noninvasive detection of early stage liver cancer

Led by Georgia State University, researchers have developed the first robust and noninvasive detection of early stage liver cancer and liver metastases, in addition to other liver diseases, such as cirrhosis and liver fibrosis. [More]
New genomics laboratory in Liberia enables scientists to monitor genetic changes in Ebola virus

New genomics laboratory in Liberia enables scientists to monitor genetic changes in Ebola virus

Army scientists working to support the Ebola virus outbreak response in West Africa have established the first genomic surveillance capability in Liberia, enabling them to monitor genetic changes in the virus within one week of sample collection. An article describing their work was recently published ahead of print in the online edition of Emerging Infectious Diseases. [More]
CCFA announces $17.5 million grant to establish Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis research platform

CCFA announces $17.5 million grant to establish Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis research platform

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America announces a three-year, $17.5 million grant from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to establish an integrated knowledge platform designed to centralize and aggregate patient information - with linked biosamples - across multiple research efforts. [More]
Bathing patients in common hospital soap can reduce MRSA contamination

Bathing patients in common hospital soap can reduce MRSA contamination

Holding hope for a relatively inexpensive way to improve care and prevent the spread of deadly hospital-acquired infections, a new study reports that bathing patients in a common hospital soap, called chlorhexidine, was equally effective in preventing the transmission of the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) as the common practice of having healthcare workers avoid physical contact with the patients. [More]

EKF highlighting its expanding range of liquid stable clinical chemistry reagents at Hospitalar 2015

EKF Diagnostics will be highlighting its expanding Stanbio central laboratory clinical chemistry range at Hospitalar, 19–22 May, Sao Paulo, Brazil. [More]
Great Basin Scientific revenue up 31% in first quarter 2015

Great Basin Scientific revenue up 31% in first quarter 2015

Great Basin Scientific, Inc., a molecular diagnostic testing company, today reported earnings results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015. Revenue for the quarter was $458,730, which represented a 31 percent increase in year-over-year revenues, and Loss from Operations was $3.9 million. [More]
Wearable diagnostic machines presented at Elsevier's 4th International Conference on Bio-Sensing Technology

Wearable diagnostic machines presented at Elsevier's 4th International Conference on Bio-Sensing Technology

Wearable E-skin that can measure heart rate and blood pressure, and paper diagnostic machines the size of a credit card that can give instant readings on blood and saliva samples are two new bio-sensing technologies presented at Elsevier's 4th International Conference on Bio-Sensing Technology in Lisbon, Portugal on 12 May 2015. [More]
COPAN obtains FDA clearance for new FecalSwab

COPAN obtains FDA clearance for new FecalSwab

COPAN, an innovative company focused on bringing breakthrough products to Microbiology preanalytics around the world, announced that it has obtained FDA clearance for its new FecalSwab. [More]
Save the date: MEDICA and COMPAMED from 16 – 19 November 2015

Save the date: MEDICA and COMPAMED from 16 – 19 November 2015

Planning is already running at full blast for the MEDICA 2015 and COMPAMED 2015 being held in parallel... [More]
Unique rheumatoid arthritis diagnostics tool to launch at Hospitalar 2015

Unique rheumatoid arthritis diagnostics tool to launch at Hospitalar 2015

An exclusive solution to improve the diagnosis speed of rheumatoid arthritis - one of the world's five most financially burdensome illnesses for the health insurance systems – will be launched by BGE Systems Ltd at Hospitalar 2015... [More]
Researchers present new model for evaluating malaria treatment programs across multiple countries

Researchers present new model for evaluating malaria treatment programs across multiple countries

In a study published this month in Malaria Journal, researchers from Uppsala University and other institutions present a new model for systematically evaluating new malaria treatment programs in routine conditions across multiple countries. [More]
MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM will continue being a programme highlight at the MEDICA IT area

MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM will continue being a programme highlight at the MEDICA IT area

After its widely acclaimed debut and high level of public appeal within the scope of the MEDICA 2014, the MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM is going to be continued this year and is going to remain an important highlight within the programme of the world’s largest medical trade fair, MEDICA, which most recently had around 4,800 exhibitors and almost 130,000 specialist visitors. [More]
Novel insights into the genetics of autism

Novel insights into the genetics of autism

A study of 2,377 children with autism, their parents and siblings has revealed novel insights into the genetics of the condition. [More]
Preventice Solutions announces commercial availability of BodyGuardian Heart and PatientCare Platform

Preventice Solutions announces commercial availability of BodyGuardian Heart and PatientCare Platform

Preventice Solutions announced today that BodyGuardian Heart Remote Patient Monitoring System and PatientCare platform will be commercially available in Q3, 2015. Testing with the BodyGuardian Remote Monitoring System is underway nationally to ensure ongoing improvements and care team efficiency. [More]
Panacea Pharmaceuticals selects Goodwin to complete novel vaccine Fill / Finish project

Panacea Pharmaceuticals selects Goodwin to complete novel vaccine Fill / Finish project

Goodwin Biotechnology, Inc., a biological Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization that specializes in bioprocess development and GMP manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals utilizing Mammalian Cell Culture expression systems and Bioconjugation technologies, was selected by Panacea Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to complete a novel Fill / Finish project, as well as Quality Control release and stability testing for a therapeutic, nanoparticle cancer vaccine based on the Human Aspartyl (Asparaginyl) β-Hydroxylase (HAAH) tumor-specific protein to support Phase I clinical trials in patients with various solid tumor cancers. [More]
BHI awarded NIH contract to provide mentoring and training for NINDS grantees

BHI awarded NIH contract to provide mentoring and training for NINDS grantees

BioHealth Innovation, Inc. is providing grantees of the National Institute of Health's National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke with mentoring and training designed to develop and hone their presentation skills as a step toward securing investment dollars and strategic partners. [More]
New CLIP-PCR test could help diagnose malaria cases

New CLIP-PCR test could help diagnose malaria cases

One of the biggest difficulties faced by worldwide programs aimed at eliminating malaria is that the tests they use are not sensitive enough to detect all people who have the disease and need treatment. [More]
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