Monthly Archives: July 2015

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31 07, 2015

Beckman Coulter Providing Innovative Solutions to Monitor HIV and AIDS in Africa

By |July 31st, 2015|Beckman Coulter, Flow Cytometers|Comments Off on Beckman Coulter Providing Innovative Solutions to Monitor HIV and AIDS in Africa

Committed to supporting the fight against HIV/AIDS, Beckman Coulter announced an expansion of its CARES (Cellular Accessible Retroviral Evaluation Systems) initiative at the 2015 International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference, held at the Vancouver Convention Centre from July 19-22. The initiative focuses on providing innovative solutions for the monitoring of HIV and AIDS treatment in Africa. [...]

30 07, 2015

Access 2 Immunoassay Analyzer – Reliability with a Small Footprint

By |July 30th, 2015|Access 2 Immunoassay Analyzer, Beckman Coulter|Comments Off on Access 2 Immunoassay Analyzer – Reliability with a Small Footprint

Committed to helping laboratories maintain high standards in diagnostic testing, Beckman Coulter offers immunoassay systems that can move your lab forward by ensuring accuracy, speed, consistency, and exceptional productivity. One of the smallest bench-top analyzers in its class, Beckman Coulter’s Access 2 immunoassay analyzer is specifically designed to ensure accurate results every time. This compact [...]

28 07, 2015

July 28 is World Hepatitis Day

By |July 28th, 2015|Infectious Diseases, World Hepatitis Day|Comments Off on July 28 is World Hepatitis Day

According to the reports from the World Health Organization (WHO), 400 million people are living with hepatitis B and C worldwide, while 1.4 million die due to these infections every year. In 2010, WHO decided to observe July 28 every year as World Hepatitis Day. This particular date was chosen in honor of the birthday [...]

24 07, 2015

Thermo Fisher to Acquire Research Chemicals Maker Alfa Aesar

By |July 24th, 2015|Reagents, Thermo Scientific|Comments Off on Thermo Fisher to Acquire Research Chemicals Maker Alfa Aesar

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO), the leading manufacturer of innovative laboratory equipment and specialty diagnostics, recently signed an agreement to buy Alfa Aesar, a global manufacturer of research chemicals for $405 million (£256 million) in cash. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions including regulatory approvals and is expected to be completed by the [...]

22 07, 2015

Automated Clinical Chemistry Analyzers – Accurate and Cost-effective

By |July 22nd, 2015|Automated Chemistry Analyzers, Awareness Technology|Comments Off on Automated Clinical Chemistry Analyzers – Accurate and Cost-effective

Clinical chemistry automation began with continuous flow technology in the 1950s and has progressed considerably over time. Automated chemistry analyzers are designed to help all types of laboratories, from small point-of-care clinics to high-throughput clinical labs, ensure accurate and cost-effective diagnostic testing. Markets and Markets reports that the global clinical chemistry analyzer market will grow [...]

20 07, 2015

Block Scientific to Attend AACC Clinical Lab Expo 2015

By |July 20th, 2015|Lab Developed Tests, Lab Equipment|Comments Off on Block Scientific to Attend AACC Clinical Lab Expo 2015

Block Scientific, a leading laboratory equipment supplier based in New York, is attending the 2015 AACC (American Association for Clinical Chemistry) Clinical Lab Expo in Atlanta, Georgia. This leading event for laboratory medicine worldwide is to be held from July 26-30. With more than 700 companies exhibiting, the Expo is the world’s largest exposition for [...]

17 07, 2015

July – Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

By |July 17th, 2015|Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month|Comments Off on July – Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

There is a common misconception that arthritis is a condition that exclusively affects the elderly. According to a report from Arthritis Research, nearly 300,000 children in America have been diagnosed with juvenile arthritis. Among the different types, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) is the most common among children and teenagers. While some types of juvenile arthritis [...]

15 07, 2015

New Affordable Glucose Testing Solution from Abbott – No Insurance Copayments Needed

By |July 15th, 2015|Abbott|Comments Off on New Affordable Glucose Testing Solution from Abbott – No Insurance Copayments Needed

The American Diabetes Association reports that almost 30 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes. Monitoring blood glucose levels is crucial for diabetic people as it can help avoid serious complications of the disease. Helping to address the rising cost of insurance premiums and employee medical claims in the United States, Abbott, [...]

13 07, 2015

Study Identifies Precise Cardiac Troponin Level required for Early MI Diagnosis

By |July 13th, 2015|Cardiac Troponin Level, MI Diagnosis|Comments Off on Study Identifies Precise Cardiac Troponin Level required for Early MI Diagnosis

Beckman Coulter’s Access AccuTnI+3 troponin-I blood test identifies the precise magnitude of change in cardiac troponin level required for the early diagnosis of a heart attack (myocardial infarction or MI). The results of the research based on a large, multi-center study by Beckman Coulter Diagnostics were published recently in the Clinical Biochemistry journal. According to [...]

10 07, 2015

Siemens True Breast Tomosynthesis Improves Breast Cancer Detection Rate by 43%

By |July 10th, 2015|Cancer, Siemens|Comments Off on Siemens True Breast Tomosynthesis Improves Breast Cancer Detection Rate by 43%

Breast cancer is still the most widely seen type of cancer globally. According to the statistics from Breastcancer.org, an estimated 231,840 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S. in 2015, along with 60,290 new cases of non-invasive breast cancer. Early and reliable diagnosis is the key [...]