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 Block Scientific, Inc. to Exhibit at MEDICA 2017 – Block Scientific’s Mid October Newsletter

Block Scientific, Inc. to Exhibit at MEDICA 2017 – Block Scientific’s Mid October Newsletter

October 19, 2017

The international medical sector will once again turn its attention to Düsseldorf with MEDICA 2017, the world’s leading trade fair for the medical industry. Block Scientific will be exhibiting a range of laboratory products at the MEDICA trade fair, which is scheduled to take place from November 13-16….

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New Assay Detects Drug-resistant Tuberculosis Infections – Block Scientific’s October Newsletter

New Assay Detects Drug-resistant Tuberculosis Infections – Block Scientific’s October Newsletter

October 3, 2017

Early diagnosis of tuberculosis can dramatically reduce both its transmission and the associated death rate. Researchers reported in The New England Journal of Medicine that a new assay was developed to help clinicians determine the right treatment for their TB patients….

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 Top 50 Worldwide Manufacturers of Hematology In-vitro Diagnostics Analyzers, Reagents & Accessories – Block Scientific’s Mid September Newsletter

Top 50 Worldwide Manufacturers of Hematology In-vitro Diagnostics Analyzers, Reagents & Accessories – Block Scientific’s Mid September Newsletter

September 14, 2017

According to many industry growth forecasts, the Global Hematology Instruments and Reagents market is expected to reach $3.13 billion by 2019. The recent Top 50 Hematology In-Vitro Diagnostics Analyzers, Reagents & Accessories report identifies and profiles…

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 Bayer’s Stivarga Approved by FDA for Second-line Liver Cancer Treatment – Block Scientific’s September Newsletter

Bayer’s Stivarga Approved by FDA for Second-line Liver Cancer Treatment – Block Scientific’s September Newsletter

August 29, 2017

Liver cancer is a widespread problem. About one in 10 Americans has some form of liver disease. According to the National Cancer Institute, approximately 40,710 people will be diagnosed with liver cancers in 2017 and approximately 28,920 will die of these diseases…

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 Siemens Healthineers Acquires Epocal to Expand Blood Gas Portfolio – Block Scientific’s Mid August Newsletter

Siemens Healthineers Acquires Epocal to Expand Blood Gas Portfolio – Block Scientific’s Mid August Newsletter

August 15, 2017

A leader in medical technology, Siemens Healthineers has agreed to acquire Epocal, a subsidiary of Alere Inc. Epocal develops and provides point-of-care blood diagnostic systems including the epoc® Blood Analysis System, a handheld, wireless testing solution…

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 Siemens Healthineers Scientist Helps Pioneer Highly Accurate Rapid Test for Malaria – Block Scientific’s August Newsletter

Siemens Healthineers Scientist Helps Pioneer Highly Accurate Rapid Test for Malaria – Block Scientific’s August Newsletter

August 1, 2017

Malaria is one of the ten deadliest diseases, and still infects hundreds of millions of people every year. Modern medicine had no automated blood test that could accurately detect malaria. Changing the paradigm, Dutch hematologist…

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 Immunodiagnostics Analyzers and Reagents Market Forecast 2021 – Block Scientific’s Mid July Newsletter

Immunodiagnostics Analyzers and Reagents Market Forecast 2021 – Block Scientific’s Mid July Newsletter

July 18, 2017

Clinical chemistry and immunodiagnostic markets are undergoing a significant transformation partially due to the convergence of stringent regulations and diagnostic technology advances….

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 Abbott Laboratories to Acquire Alere for $4.4 billion – Block Scientific’s July Newsletter

Abbott Laboratories to Acquire Alere for $4.4 billion – Block Scientific’s July Newsletter

June 27, 2017

Abbott’s acquisition of Alere will position the company as a strong leader in Point-of-Care Testing. Abbott Laboratories agreed to go through with its plan to acquire diagnostic-testing company Alere, but at a much lower price than previously offered…

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 Global Hematology Analyzer Market Growth Forecast – Block Scientific’s Mid-June Newsletter

Global Hematology Analyzer Market Growth Forecast – Block Scientific’s Mid-June Newsletter

June 13, 2017

A recent research report from DecisionDatabases.com highlights the current and upcoming growth, trends and forecast for the Global Hematology Analyzer market from 2015 to 2022. Hematology analyzers are highly specialized…

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Abbott Reports 4 Percent Rise in Q1 Dx Revenues – Block Scientific’s June Newsletter

Abbott Reports 4 Percent Rise in Q1 Dx Revenues – Block Scientific’s June Newsletter

May 30, 2017

Abbott reported that first quarter sales in its Diagnostics business increased 4 percent year over year. The results were driven by strong growth in core laboratory and point-of-care sales. Within Diagnostics, core laboratory revenues…

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Siemens Acquiring Medicalis to Expand Its Population Health Management Business – Block Scientific’s May Newsletter

Global Drugs of Abuse Testing Market Forecast to 2021 – Block Scientific’s Mid May Newsletter

May 16, 2017

Drug of abuse testing takes place in a variety of settings – hospitals, clinical laboratories, physician offices, workplaces, and homes – for addiction treatment, medical determinations, and to provide a quick index of drug-related…

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Siemens Acquiring Medicalis to Expand Its Population Health Management Business – Block Scientific’s May Newsletter

Siemens Acquiring Medicalis to Expand Its Population Health Management Business – Block Scientific’s May Newsletter

May 2, 2017

Siemens Healthineers has signed an agreement to acquire Medicalis Corporation, a company based in San Francisco and Kitchener, Ontario providing Clinical Decision Support (CDS) Solutions at the point of order entry, Imaging Workflow…

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Refurbished Chemistry Analyzers Offered at Block Scientific – Mid April Newsletter

Refurbished Chemistry Analyzers Offered at Block Scientific – Mid April Newsletter

April 18, 2017

Refurbished chemistry analyzers are a practical and economical alternative for laboratories. Laboratories with budget limitations can opt for a refurbished system which works as well as new, but costs much…

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Rapid Growth Predicted for Global Urinalysis Market – Block Scientific’s April Newsletter

Rapid Growth Predicted for Global Urinalysis Market – Block Scientific’s April Newsletter

April 4, 2017

The Urinalysis Market is set for significant growth over the next five years based on the rising prevalence of target diseases such as diabetes and kidney diseases. Other factors driving the growth of this market are the persistent demand for novel…

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 Blood Collection Market to Reach $13.3 Billion by 2025 – Block Scientific’s Mid March Newsletter

Blood Collection Market to Reach $13.3 Billion by 2025 – Block Scientific’s Mid March Newsletter

March 14, 2017

The Global Blood Collection Market is expected to reach a value of USD 13.3 billion by 2025. According to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc, the market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.1% during the forecast period. The main…

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Abbott’s RealTime ZIKA Test Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization – Block Scientific’s March Newsletter

Abbott’s RealTime ZIKA Test Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization – Block Scientific’s March Newsletter

Feb 28, 2017

Abbott’s RealTime ZIKA Test received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use by authorized laboratories. This is the first molecular test made by a commercial manufacturer authorized…

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 Diazyme Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for HbA1c Assay – Block Scientific’s Mid-February Newsletter

Diazyme Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for HbA1c Assay – Block Scientific’s Mid-February Newsletter

Feb 14, 2017

Diazyme Laboratories has announced that the U.S. FDA has granted 510(k) clearance to market its Direct HbA1c assay (Enzymatic, On-Board Lysis). This new enzymatic Direct HbA1c assay is the most convenient and accurate HbA1c assay available…

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