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1 02, 2016

FDA Clears Beckman Coulter’s Access 25(OH) Vitamin D Total Assay

By |February 1st, 2016|Beckman Coulter|Comments Off on FDA Clears Beckman Coulter’s Access 25(OH) Vitamin D Total Assay

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics, a global leader in developing clinical diagnostics products has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Access 25(OH) Vitamin D Total assay. The assay can be used on the company’s Access 2 and UniCel DxI series of immunoassay systems. The Access 25(OH) Vitamin D Total assay [...]

4 09, 2015

September – National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

By |September 4th, 2015|Beckman Coulter, Prostate Cancer|Comments Off on September – National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September is observed as the National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in the US. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men, behind only lung cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2015, about 220,800 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed and about 27,540 men will die of [...]

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 [...]

27 02, 2015

Beckman Coulter Genomics Receives CAP Accreditation

By |February 27th, 2015|Beckman Coulter|Comments Off on Beckman Coulter Genomics Receives CAP Accreditation

A reliable provider of DNA sequencing services, Beckman Coulter Genomics recently received accreditation from the College of American Pathologists. The accreditation will help the company more quickly move its findings from clinical trials into clinical application. Beckman Coulter Genomics' facility in Danvers completed a comprehensive on-site inspection as part of the CAP's Accreditation Programs. This [...]

26 02, 2015

Vitamin D Deficiency Causes Diabetes, Finds Study

By |February 26th, 2015|Beckman Coulter, Laboratory Equipment|Comments Off on Vitamin D Deficiency Causes Diabetes, Finds Study

Vitamin D is important for the human body to maintain healthy bones and teeth and also to aid cell growth and assist the immune system. Its deficiency can poses increased risk for cardiovascular disease, cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's, and some infectious diseases. Now, a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of [...]

18 02, 2015

Study Finds Low Vitamin D Levels After Stroke Linked to Poorer Health

By |February 18th, 2015|Beckman Coulter, Vitamin D Testing|Comments Off on Study Finds Low Vitamin D Levels After Stroke Linked to Poorer Health

The active form of vitamin D helps control calcium and phosphate levels in the body. Measurement of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-OH-D) is accepted as the best indicator of a person's vitamin D sufficiency. A new study finds the link between 25-hydroxyvitamin D level and stroke. According to a new study presented at the 2015 International Stroke [...]

16 02, 2015

Study: Global Cancer Biomarkers Market to Grow at CAGR of 18.26% During 2014-19

By |February 16th, 2015|Abbott Laboratories, Beckman Coulter|Comments Off on Study: Global Cancer Biomarkers Market to Grow at CAGR of 18.26% During 2014-19

With the increased prevalence of cancer, the tools to detect this deadly disease are also in great demand. Cancer biomarkers are molecules secreted by a tumor or a specific response of the body to the presence of cancer. They are non-invasive, enable high speed cancer diagnosis and also enhance early cancer detection and screening. PSA [...]

13 02, 2015

February – National Cancer Prevention Month

By |February 13th, 2015|Beckman Coulter, Cancer Prevention|Comments Off on February – National Cancer Prevention Month

Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide. With a rapidly growing number of cancer patients in the country and around the world, cancer awareness is crucial. The American Cancer Society predicts that there will be as many as 1,658,370 new cancer cases and 589,430 cancer deaths in the United States in 2015. The most [...]

2 02, 2015

February is American Heart Month

By |February 2nd, 2015|Beckman Coulter, Immunoassay System|Comments Off on February is American Heart Month

Heart disease is the major cause of death in the United States, killing over 375,000 people a year. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. The most common type of heart disease in America is coronary artery disease (CAD), which can lead to a heart attack. According to the 2015 Heart [...]