163 Current news about the topic diagnostics

rss

image description
DPZ-Researchers develop suitcase laboratory for rapid detection of the Ebola virus

New method is 6 to 10 times faster than the current techniques with equal sensitivity

14-Jan-2015

No electricity, no reliable cold chain, no diagnostic equipment available – scientists in field laboratories who diagnose and deal with Ebola infections often work under challenging conditions. Researchers at the DPZ have developed Diagnostics-in-a-Suitcase, which contains all reagents and ...

more

New Molecular Diagnostic Methods Could Reduce Risk of Miscarriage in Prenatal Testing for Genetic Diseases

09-Jan-2015

Early diagnosis and treatment are crucial to improving patient prognosis for 22q11 deletion syndrome and Wilson’s disease, two potentially life-threatening genetic conditions. Breaking research in Clinical Chemistry, the journal of AACC, shows for the first time that a more precise technology for ...

more

Molecular Methods Rapidly Gain Ground in Infectious Disease Diagnostics

Convergence of immunodiagnostic and molecular tests will help meet demand in developed countries, says Frost & Sullivan

16-Dec-2014

Unique disease outbreaks across the globe are escalating the demand for screening and spurring the infectious disease diagnostic market. The market will continue to develop as unmet technological needs lead to the creation of faster, more capable platforms. Molecular diagnostics is growing the ...

more

image description
Towards future lab-on-chip applications

14-Nov-2014

Smart and portable medical equipment is essential for fast and easy point-of-care and point-of-use diagnostics. Lab-on-a-chip applications in hand-held devices can help to save time for laboratory medical analysis in emergency scenarios. The combination of sub-micrometer-thick light emitting ...

more

bioLytical develops 60-second Ebola testing kit

31-Oct-2014

bioLytical Laboratories has successfully developed a pre-clinical prototype diagnostic test for the rapid detection of antibodies to the Ebola Zaire strain responsible for the current outbreak in West Africa. The prototype is based upon the Company's proven, accurate, and highly accepted INSTI ...

more

Earlier unknown molecular-level mechanism may contribute to the growth rate of breast cancer

21-Oct-2014

Researchers at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, the University of Turku and the University of Oslo have discovered a previously unknown molecular-level mechanism that may partly explain the increased growth of cancer cells. The study, published in the British Journal of Cancer, showed ...

more

analytica China 2014: Closed with overall success

analytica China further strengthens its position as leading platform

01-Oct-2014

On September 26 analytica China 2014 closed with record-breaking visitor numbers: 18,775 business professionals (2012: 16,940) from 62 countries attended the seventh edition of Chinas Leading Trade Fair for Laboratory Technology, Analysis, Biotechnology and Diagnostics at the Shanghai New ...

more

Innovative image sensing technology for early diagnosis of diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease

25-Sep-2014

Professor Kazuaki Sawada and Dr. Takigawa of the National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology and colleagues at Toyohashi University of Technology have established an easy to use, low-cost, rapid, and high sensitivity semiconductor-imaging based medical diagnostic biosensing system for ...

more

image description
Merck to Acquire Sigma-Aldrich to Enhance Position in Attractive Life Science Industry

23-Sep-2014

Merck and Sigma-Aldrich announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Merck will acquire Sigma-Aldrich for $17.0 billion (€13.1 billion), establishing one of the leading players in the $130 billion global life science industry. Merck will acquire all of the outstanding ...

more

New diagnostic method identifies genetic diseases

PhenIX can identify genetic diseases quickly and reliably based on analyses of genes and symptoms

19-Sep-2014

People with genetic diseases often have to embark on an odyssey from one doctor to the next. Fewer than half of all patients who are suspected of having a genetic disease actually receive a satisfactory diagnosis. Scientists from the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the Max Planck ...

more

Page 1 From 17
Subscribe to e-mail updates relating to your search

You will receive via e-mail the latest search results matching your search criteria. This service is free of charge and can be cancelled at any time.

Your browser is not current. Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 does not support some functions on Chemie.DE