Monthly Archives: August 2015

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31 08, 2015

Blood Processing Devices and Consumables Market to Grow to $49 Billion by 2019

By |August 31st, 2015|Abbott Laboratories, Blood Collection|Comments Off on Blood Processing Devices and Consumables Market to Grow to $49 Billion by 2019

Blood processing devices and consumables are essential in the healthcare industry with new blood-related disorders and infections emerging day by day. Blood transfusion is a regular procedure in hospitals, which requires these products. Unsafe blood transfusion can lead to the spread of dangerous diseases. With the high prevalence of infectious diseases such as hepatitis and [...]

26 08, 2015

STAT FAX Chemistry Analyzers – Ideal for Improved Diagnostic Testing

By |August 26th, 2015|STAT FAX Chemistry Analyzers|Comments Off on STAT FAX Chemistry Analyzers – Ideal for Improved Diagnostic Testing

Clinical chemistry testing has advanced dramatically in recent years. Quality chemistry analyzers can offer laboratories fast, reportable, cost-effective and accurate results. Awareness Technology Inc. offers advanced STAT FAX chemistry analyzers that are reliable and of high quality. These competitively priced, versatile analyzers come with manufacturer warranty. Semi-automatic analyzers offered by this leading manufacturer help labs [...]

24 08, 2015

New Blood Test for Earlier Stage Detection of Pancreatic Cancer

By |August 24th, 2015|Blood Testing, Pancreatic Cancer|Comments Off on New Blood Test for Earlier Stage Detection of Pancreatic Cancer

Early diagnosis can improve the survival rates of any cancer type and also allow physicians to initiate life-saving treatment before the disease becomes fatal. Pancreatic cancer is amongst the types of cancer that is most difficult to detect. Now, researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center say that they have discovered a [...]

21 08, 2015

ChemWell Chemistry Analyzers to Maximize Patient Care and Lab Productivity

By |August 21st, 2015|Awareness Technology, Chemistry Analyzers|Comments Off on ChemWell Chemistry Analyzers to Maximize Patient Care and Lab Productivity

Chemistry analyzers are an essential instrument in all types of laboratories, from point-of-care facilities to high-throughput labs, to test for analytes such as proteins, enzymes, and electrolytes. These devices analyze samples of blood serum, plasma, and urine through photometric and immuno-turbidimetric assay tests. Leading manufacturers offer innovative models of these chemistry systems. Awareness Technology's line [...]

19 08, 2015

Roche Acquires GeneWEAVE to Enhance Microbiology Diagnostic Capabilities

By |August 19th, 2015|Microbiology Systems, Roche|Comments Off on Roche Acquires GeneWEAVE to Enhance Microbiology Diagnostic Capabilities

Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche recently signed a definitive agreement to buy GeneWEAVE BioSciences, Inc. Based in Los Gatos, CA, USA, GeneWEAVE focuses on innovative, clinical microbiology systems and diagnostics solutions. This $425 million deal will provide Roche access to GeneWEAVE’s Smarticles technology and enhance its capabilities to fight drug-resistant bacteria. The groundbreaking Smarticles technology is [...]

17 08, 2015

Awareness Technology Products – Added Value in Reliability and Efficiency

By |August 17th, 2015|Awareness Technology|Comments Off on Awareness Technology Products – Added Value in Reliability and Efficiency

A leading lab products manufacturer based in Florida, Awareness Technology, Inc. is engaged in the design and manufacture of clinical laboratory instruments for small-to medium-sized labs. Working with the mission to offer cost-effective products of high quality and enduring design, the products of this ISO 13485:2003 certified manufacturer is making a real difference in labs. [...]

12 08, 2015

New Blood Test Could Predict Breast Cancer Five Years before it Develops

By |August 12th, 2015|Blood Testing, Breast Cancer|Comments Off on New Blood Test Could Predict Breast Cancer Five Years before it Develops

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark have developed a new blood test that can predict breast cancer, even 5 years before it develops. The research also aims at eradicating the problem of misdiagnosis and false positives caused by mammography for years. Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women. Mammography, [...]

10 08, 2015

Global In Vitro Diagnostics Market Witnessing Rapid Growth

By |August 10th, 2015|In Vitro Diagnostics, Reagents|Comments Off on Global In Vitro Diagnostics Market Witnessing Rapid Growth

In vitro diagnostics (IVDs) are medical devices and accessories used to perform tests on blood, urine and tissue samples from the human body to detect infection, diagnose a medical condition, prevent disease, and monitor drug therapies. A recent report from Markets and Markets says that the global in vitro diagnostics market is expected to reach [...]

5 08, 2015

New Ebola Vaccine – Light at the End of the Tunnel

By |August 5th, 2015|Ebola|Comments Off on New Ebola Vaccine – Light at the End of the Tunnel

The world is heaving a sigh of relief with the news of the discovery of a new vaccine against Ebola. The preliminary results of a WHO-led trial in Guinea, the results of which were published in The Lancet, show that "VSV-EBOV", an experimental Ebola vaccine, is highly effective against the deadly virus. The aim of [...]

3 08, 2015

Olympus AU400 Helps Next Glass Demystify Wine and Beer

By |August 3rd, 2015|Chemistry Analyzers, Olympus AU400|Comments Off on Olympus AU400 Helps Next Glass Demystify Wine and Beer

Chemistry analyzers are generally used in clinical labs to detect the levels of ethanol and glucose in blood samples. However, they also find use in the alcohol industry to analyze wine and beer molecules with great accuracy. The industry also uses mass spectrometers to analyze consistency with bulk batches. These laboratory instruments have proved excellent [...]