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New diagnostic method identifies genetic diseases

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

19-09-2014

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 ...

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Food analysis and diagnostics are hot topics at analytica China 2014

08-09-2014

analytica China, International Trade Fair for Laboratory Technology, Analysis, Biotechnology and Diagnostics, opens its gates at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) for the seventh time from September 24–26, 2014. This year's focus topics are food analysis and diagnostics. Among ...

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Predemtec GmbH receives seed financing for developing a blood test to diagnose Alzheimer`s Disease

05-08-2014

Predemtec GmbH develops a blood test for a reliable diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. In July 2014 the start-up received a seed financing from High-Tech Gruenderfonds (HTGF). The seed investment will be used to finalize the first test into a marketable product and to expand the scope of the test ...

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Siemens Healthcare agrees to sell microbiology business to Beckman Coulter

Stronger concentration of Diagnostics Division on core business

17-07-2014

Siemens Healthcare is selling its microbiology business to Beckman Coulter Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Danaher Corporation. The activities of the microbiology business include systems for the identification and antibiotic susceptibility testing (ID/AST) of microorganisms. The decision ...

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Prototype electrolyte sensor to provide immediate read-outs

Painless wearable microneedle device may reduce trips to doctors' offices

05-06-2014

Patients trying to navigate today's complex medical system with its costly laboratory analyses might prefer a pain-free home diagnostic device, worn on the wrist, that can analyze, continuously record and immediately remedy low electrolyte levels.Runners, athletes in other strenuous sports and ...

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One small chip - one giant leap forward for early cancer detection

An ultra-sensitive nano-chip capable of detecting cancer at early stages

04-06-2014

Today, the majority of cancers are detected on the macroscopic level, when the tumor is already composed of millions of cancer cells and the disease is starting to advance into a more mature phase. But what if we could diagnose cancer before it took hold- while it was still only affecting a few ...

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Electronic Nose Sniffs Out Prostate Cancer

05-05-2014

We may soon be able to make easy and early diagnoses of prostate cancer by smell. Investigators in Finland have established that a novel noninvasive technique can detect prostate cancer using an electronic nose. In a proof of principle study, the eNose successfully discriminated between prostate ...

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Automated anatomic pathology labs transform global tissue diagnostics market

Offering attractive procurement strategies will boost adoption of high-end tools

27-01-2014

Growth in diagnostic test volume conducted across hospitals worldwide is lending momentum to the global tissue diagnostics market. In addition, the shortage of pathologists to perform these tests favors the automation of anatomic pathology laboratories, further spurring market development. New ...

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Rapid Detection of Malaria

Department of Microsystems Engineering of the University of Freiburg is Coordinating the Research Project DiscoGnosis

23-11-2012

An estimated 220 million people become infected with malaria each year. The disease is often lethal – particularly in tropical developing countries with insufficient health care services. The infected suffer from a high fever. As this is also the case with other germs, however, it is important to ...

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Opens New Manufacturing Facility in China

Expands Global Footprint, Local Production Capabilities to Address Increased Demand from Life Sciences Customers in China and Asia-Pacific Region

19-11-2012

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. announced the official opening of its new facility in Suzhou, China, for the manufacturing of life sciences consumables and equipment. The facility expands the company’s global manufacturing footprint and establishes local production capabilities to meet increased ...

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