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New report identifies ways to improve mental health training, education for police personnel

A new report released yesterday by the Mental Health Commission of Canada identifies ways to improve the mental health training and education that police personnel receive. [More]

ChemImage to present a workshop on hyperspectral imaging at ANZFSS 2014

ChemImage will present a workshop focused on hyperspectral imaging at the Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society's 22nd International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences in Adelaide, Australia. Forensic Scientists will be in attendance for discussion concerning the advancements that hyperspectral imaging can bring to examination procedures. [More]
First Edition: August 19, 2014

First Edition: August 19, 2014

Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including stories about a how a hospital system's data was hacked, involving as many as 4.5 million patients' records. [More]
Global life science reagents market to grow at 10.8% CAGR from 2013 to 2019

Global life science reagents market to grow at 10.8% CAGR from 2013 to 2019

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Life Science Reagents Market(Products- PCR Reagent Kits, Cell and Tissue Culture, Flow Cytometry, Electrophoresis, Chromatography, In-Vitro Diagnostic Reagents and Others; End Users- Commercial and Contract Manufacturers, Research and Academic Institutions, Clinical Laboratories, and Forensic Laboratories)- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019", the global life science reagents market was valued at USD 12.44 billionin 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.8% from 2013 to 2019, to reach an estimated value of USD 25.73 billion in 2019. [More]
Researchers delve into bone and tooth chemistry of King Richard III

Researchers delve into bone and tooth chemistry of King Richard III

A recent study by the British Geological Survey, in association with researchers at the University of Leicester, has delved into the bone and tooth chemistry of King Richard III and uncovered fascinating new details about the life and diet of Britain's last Plantagenet king. [More]

Cerilliant offers nine new stable isotope-labeled internal standards of 2C amines

Sigma-Aldrich Corporation is pleased to announce that the Cerilliant® brand within its Applied Diagnostics and Testing business segment now offers nine new stable isotope-labeled internal standards of 2C amines including deuterium and 13C labeling. [More]
Proper seat belt use is crucial in saving children's lives

Proper seat belt use is crucial in saving children's lives

9 out of 10 children are seriously or fatally injured in traffic accidents because they are incorrectly restrained or because of loose objects in cars. Correct use of safety equipment will save more lives, according to a new study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. [More]
Potential health concerns, but limited data on electronic cigarettes safety

Potential health concerns, but limited data on electronic cigarettes safety

Electronic cigarettes (ECIGs) are booming in popularity-but there's still only limited evidence on their potential health risks, or their advertised benefits in helping people to quit smoking, according to a research review in the July/August Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. [More]
Research report on global insulin market

Research report on global insulin market

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Global and China Insulin Market (Rapid-Acting, Short-Acting, Intermediate-Acting, Long-Acting, Premixed, Modern and Human Insulin) - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast (Value and Volume), 2013 - 2019", the global insulin market was valued at USD 19.99 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.1% from 2013 to 2019 to reach USD 32.24 billion in 2019. [More]
Randox expands major supplier agreement with Novation

Randox expands major supplier agreement with Novation

Randox Laboratories has further expanded its market presence in the United States, having been awarded a major supplier agreement with Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company. [More]
RX daytona+ provides high quality testing on compact easy to use platform

RX daytona+ provides high quality testing on compact easy to use platform

Randox has developed a versatile range of clinical chemistry analyzers with real cost saving in mind. The RX series of clinical chemistry analyzers provides performance like no other. [More]
Randox's Acusera Immunoassay Speciality 1 quality control receives FDA clearance

Randox's Acusera Immunoassay Speciality 1 quality control receives FDA clearance

In Q3 of 2013, Randox announced that the Food and Drug Administration has approved the company's Acusera Immunoassay Speciality 1 quality control for use in US laboratories. [More]
Psychology residency training program receives federal funding for 5th consecutive grant cycle

Psychology residency training program receives federal funding for 5th consecutive grant cycle

A psychology residency training program that's a joint effort of the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University and the Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center has received federal funding for the fifth consecutive grant cycle. [More]

LEMIT launches free, online training program to strengthen public health enforcement efforts

Funded by a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT) launched a free, online training program to strengthen civil and criminal environmental and public health enforcement efforts at the local, county, state, and tribal levels. [More]

Women are more likely to be physically aggressive towards their partners than men

Women are more likely to be verbally and physically aggressive towards their partners than men suggests a new study presented as part of a symposium on intimate partner violence (IPV). [More]
Excessive abuse of alcohol causes structural damage at molecular level to the brain

Excessive abuse of alcohol causes structural damage at molecular level to the brain

Joint research between the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) and the University of Nottingham has identified, for the first time, the structural damage caused at a molecular level to the brain by the chronic excessive abuse of alcohol. [More]
Telehealth support improves quality of forensic exams for sexual abuse

Telehealth support improves quality of forensic exams for sexual abuse

Researchers at UC Davis and other facilities have shown that telehealth consultations for clinicians at rural hospitals improve their ability to provide forensic examinations for sexual abuse. [More]
5-question screening tool can help clinicians identify which veterans may be at risk of violence

5-question screening tool can help clinicians identify which veterans may be at risk of violence

A new brief, 5-question screening tool can help clinicians identify which veterans may be at greater risk of violence, according to a new study led by a UNC researcher. [More]
Community OOPPs can improve bystander responses to overdose of heroin

Community OOPPs can improve bystander responses to overdose of heroin

Community opioid overdose prevention programs (OOPPs)-including the use of naloxone for rapid drug reversal-can improve bystander responses to overdose of heroin and related drugs, according to a review in the June Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. [More]
New research sheds light on brain aneurysm

New research sheds light on brain aneurysm

New research by an international consortium, including a researcher from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, may help physicians better understand the chronological development of a brain aneurysm. [More]