Monthly Archives: March 2014

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27 03, 2014

Capture of Leukemic Stem Cells in Culture – New Hope for Development of Effective Cancer Drugs

By |March 27th, 2014|Laboratory Equipment|Comments Off on Capture of Leukemic Stem Cells in Culture – New Hope for Development of Effective Cancer Drugs

It was in 1994 that researchers at the University of Toronto first identified cancer stem cells in acute myeloid leukemia or cancer of the blood marrow. Blood-forming cells or stem cells in bone marrow have the capacity to generate multiple cell types. Myeloid leukemia occurs when one or some of the cells created by the [...]

20 03, 2014

How to Protect Yourself from Medical Errors

By |March 20th, 2014|Lab Equipment|Comments Off on How to Protect Yourself from Medical Errors

In September 2013, FierceHealthcare reported on a study published in the Journal of Patient Safety which estimated that medical errors lead to the death of 210,000-400,000 patients every year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this estimate makes medical errors the third leading cause of death in the U.S., following heart [...]

10 03, 2014

Research Shows Depletion of Cholesteryl Ester Impairs Prostate

By |March 10th, 2014|Medical Research News|Comments Off on Research Shows Depletion of Cholesteryl Ester Impairs Prostate

A breakthrough may be in sight for the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer, the second-leading cause of cancer-related mortality in American men. Researchers have found that bringing down the levels of cholesteryl ester significantly impairs prostate cancer cell proliferation. Cholesteryl ester storage disease is characterized by the accumulation of harmful amounts of lipids in [...]

8 03, 2014

Einstein Correlation to Laboratory Products

By |March 8th, 2014|Laboratory Equipment|Comments Off on Einstein Correlation to Laboratory Products

Quantum mechanics mathematically explains the behavior of matter, of very small things such as atoms and subatomic particles. Researchers are probing the universe at every level, great and small, using advanced gadgets and laboratory equipment. MIT researchers for instance, are out to prove that the universe is based on the less tangible probabilities of quantum [...]

6 03, 2014

Reliable Diabetes Management and Cardiac Risk Assessment with the Smart 700/340

By |March 6th, 2014|Diazyme Analyzers, Point of Care Analyzers|Comments Off on Reliable Diabetes Management and Cardiac Risk Assessment with the Smart 700/340

Evaluating modifiable risk factors for metabolic and cardiovascular diseases before the onset of disease is important for effective prevention initiatives. Monitoring HbA1c in people with diabetes allows prevention, early detection and treatment of complications associated with the condition. Point-of-care analyzers are making this easy as they use fingerstick blood samples and offer immediate results for [...]