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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]
CarePond launches free, secure online community for informal caregivers

CarePond launches free, secure online community for informal caregivers

CarePond, Inc. today launched its new website CarePond.com – the first free and secure online community for informal caregivers – any spouse, partner, family member, friend, or neighbor taking care of an aging, ill, or disabled loved one. [More]
DNA 'sat nav' allows direct access to homes of ancestors alive 1,000 years ago

DNA 'sat nav' allows direct access to homes of ancestors alive 1,000 years ago

Tracing where your DNA was formed over 1,000 years ago is now possible due to a revolutionary technique developed by a team of international scientists led by experts from the University of Sheffield. [More]
Targeted Medical Pharma signs agreement with Lebanon based company, ATL

Targeted Medical Pharma signs agreement with Lebanon based company, ATL

Targeted Medical Pharma, today announced the completion of an agreement between Analytical Testing Laboratories (ATL), a Lebanon based company that specializes in drug testing services and inborn errors of metabolism, for the exclusive distribution of the company's amino acid based products to physicians and pharmacies throughout the Middle East. [More]
Research sheds new light onto possible causes of sudden infant death syndrome

Research sheds new light onto possible causes of sudden infant death syndrome

Research at the University of Adelaide has shed new light onto the possible causes of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), which could help to prevent future loss of children's lives. [More]

Researchers discover detection system that can distinguish between abuse and accident in child injuries

Child abuse is a leading cause of fatality in children 0-4 years of age. Roughly 1,500 children are fatally injured each year in association with child abuse and 150,000 are permanently disabled. [More]

American Bio Medica's net sales decrease 7.3% in fourth quarter 2013

American Bio Medica Corporation today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2013. [More]
New DNA Quantification kits may help scientists to quickly assess highly compromised human DNA

New DNA Quantification kits may help scientists to quickly assess highly compromised human DNA

Forensic scientists can now more quickly assess the quantity and quality of human DNA in highly compromised and degraded casework samples and provide the critical information needed to drive informed decisions on subsequent steps in the analysis process, thanks to two new Life Technologies quantification solutions announced today by Thermo Fisher Scientific. [More]

Study examines forensic cases of hypothermia deaths in South Australia and Sweden

New research from the University of Adelaide shows that the state of South Australia has a higher rate of deaths from extreme cold compared with the northern European nation of Sweden. [More]
New study analyses risk factors and mortality among heroin, cocaine consumers admitted to treatment

New study analyses risk factors and mortality among heroin, cocaine consumers admitted to treatment

A new study analyses the risk factors and excess mortality among heroin and cocaine consumers admitted to treatment in Spain. The results reveal that the fatality rate among consumers of both drugs is 14.3 times higher than for the general population, while among those only using cocaine, it is 5.1 times higher. [More]