Monthly Archives: November 2015

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30 11, 2015

December 1 – World AIDS Day

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December 1 has been observed as World AIDS Day since 1988. The day provides an opportunity for individuals and organizations across the globe to work actively and collaborate to raise awareness about HIV and move closer to the goal of an AIDS-free generation. The theme of World AIDS Day through 2015 is “Getting to Zero”. [...]

27 11, 2015

Greiner Bio-One and SCIENION Collaborate to Develop Rapid Diagnostic Tests

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Greiner Bio-One is a global leader in fields of diagnostics, biotechnology, medical devices and in vitro diagnostics. The company recently announced that it entered into an agreement with SCIENION AG to develop more integrated rapid diagnostic tests. SCIENION AG is a leading provider of ultra-low volume precision liquid handling systems. Rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) are [...]

26 11, 2015

Medica Diagnostic Analyzers to Enhance Laboratory Performance

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Established in 1983, Medica Corporation manufactures easy-to-use, easy-to-maintain, low-cost in vitro diagnostic analyzers. The company’s wide range of products includes clinical chemistry analyzers, electrolyte analyzers, blood gas analyzers, and OEM ion-selective electrode (ISE) modules. With the rise in demand for on-site diagnostic testing in group practice offices, clinics, and laboratories, Medica is committed to developing [...]

25 11, 2015

Blood Tests for Improved Cancer Screening

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Detecting cancer at an early stage is vital as it enables early treatment. The high quality, automated hematology analyzers available today allow laboratories to provide timely and accurate test results to help in quick cancer diagnosis. Commonly used blood tests for cancer include complete blood count (CBC) and blood protein tests and tumor marker tests. [...]

23 11, 2015

Study: Finger Prick Blood Test Results Vary From Drop To Drop

By |November 23rd, 2015|Blood Testing|Comments Off on Study: Finger Prick Blood Test Results Vary From Drop To Drop

In addition to being patient-friendly, fingerprick blood tests are an important tool for health care providers. They frequently used in point-of-care and low-resource settings. However, a Rice University study has found that fingerprick test results can vary significantly from drop to drop. The researchers say that at least six to nine drops of blood are [...]

20 11, 2015

New Blood Test to Detect Concussions in Children

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A concussion is a traumatic brain injury (TBI) that affects the way the brain functions. Symptoms caused by this impaired brain function include headaches, problems with concentration, memory lapses and sleep disturbances. Concussion is a common sports-related childhood head injury, which if not resolved, can pose serious health risks. In new study published in Academic [...]

18 11, 2015

New Risk-free Blood Test for Accurate Prenatal Testing

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Prenatal screening and diagnostic tests provide valuable information about the unborn baby's health. They help detect problems that could affect the baby, such as abnormalities and genetic disorders, helping better health care decisions before and after the child is born. Scientists at Plymouth University have developed a non-invasive, low risk and accurate blood test that [...]

16 11, 2015

Global Blood Gas and Electrolyte Analyzer Market to Register CAGR of 6.1% during 2014-2019

By |November 16th, 2015|Blood Gas Analyzers, Electrolyte Analyzers|Comments Off on Global Blood Gas and Electrolyte Analyzer Market to Register CAGR of 6.1% during 2014-2019

According to a new report from Technavio, the global market for blood gas and electrolyte analyzers is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 6% from 2014-2019. The report also emphasizes a shift from benchtop analyzers to portable analyzers by end-users because of the latter's efficiency and accurate results. Blood gas analysis or arterial [...]

13 11, 2015

Global Point-Of-Care Diagnostics Market to Reach $18.7B By 2020

By |November 13th, 2015|Blood Testing, Point of Care Analyzers|Comments Off on Global Point-Of-Care Diagnostics Market to Reach $18.7B By 2020

Point-of-care testing (POCT) allows rapid diagnosis in the physician’s office, an ambulance, the home, the field, or in the hospital, and promotes timely patient care. With POCT, physicians as well as patients no longer have to wait hours to get results. Over the past few years, the popularity and demand of POCT has been growing [...]

11 11, 2015

Cancer Biomarkers Market – Global Forecast 2015-2020

By |November 11th, 2015|Cancer|Comments Off on Cancer Biomarkers Market – Global Forecast 2015-2020

According to a recent report from Markets and Markets, the global cancer biomarkers market is expected to reach USD 15,973.8 million by 2020, at a CAGR of 11.6% from 2015 to 2020. Cancer biomarkers refer to the proteins, genes and other molecules that affect how cancer cells grow, multiply, die and react to other compounds [...]