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Holographic microscopy to investigate cell stress

19/02/2019

Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have devised a new method to study how single biological cells react to stressful situations. Understanding these responses could help develop more effective drugs for serious diseases.
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AI can predict survival of ovarian cancer patients

18/02/2019

The artificial intelligence software, created by researchers at Imperial College London and the University of Melbourne, has been able to predict the prognosis of patients with ovarian cancer more accurately than current methods.
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Image: Dennis Eickelbeck (left) and Stefan Herlitze make cells glow - with so-called optogenetics.; Copyright: RUB, Marquard

Thanks to light: Controlling and visualizing

18/02/2019

Using a novel optogenetic tool, researchers have successfully controlled, reproduced and visualised serotonin receptor signals in neural cells.
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New AI toolkit is the 'scientist that never sleeps'

15/02/2019

Researchers have developed a new AI-driven platform that can analyse how pathogens infect our cells with the precision of a trained biologist. The platform, HRMAn ('Herman'), which stands for Host Response to Microbe Analysis, is open-source, easy-to-use and can be tailored for different pathogens including Salmonella enterica.
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Machine learning predicts unnecessary surgeries

13/02/2019

Atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH) is a breast lesion associated with a four- to five-fold increase in the risk of breast cancer. ADH is primarily found using mammography and identified on core needle biopsy. Despite multiple passes of the lesion during biopsy, only portions of the lesions are sampled.
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Machine learning algorithm helps in the search for new drugs

12/02/2019

Researchers have designed a machine learning algorithm for drug discovery which has been shown to be twice as efficient as the industry standard, which could accelerate the process of developing new treatments for disease.
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Machine learning to ID source of Salmonella

12/02/2019

A team of scientists led by researchers at the University of Georgia Center for Food Safety in Griffin has developed a machine-learning approach that could lead to quicker identification of the animal source of certain Salmonella outbreaks.
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Image: 3D bioprinting the Tumor Micro Environment of a glioblastoma; Copyright: University of Twente

3D-bioprinted brain tumor shows interaction with immune cells

11/02/2019

Around a glioblastoma, a very aggressive brain tumor, cells of the human immune system start helping the tumor instead of attacking it. To do research on what happens in the interaction of these cells, scientists of the University of Twente now created a 3D-bioprinted mini model of the brain.
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Big data approach evaluates autism treatments

08/02/2019

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute who developed a blood test to help diagnose autism spectrum disorder have now successfully applied their distinctive big data-based approach to evaluating possible treatments.
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MEDICA 2018, Düsseldorf, Germany

07/02/2019

The MEDICA was successfully held on 12- 15 November 2018. It was very pleasure to meet all visitors and sincerely appreciate many interests and supports to our products –Point-Of-Care Testing (HbA1c,...
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Virtual lens improves X-ray microscopy

07/02/2019

X-rays provide unique insights into the interior of materials, tissues, and cells. Researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI have developed a new method that makes X-ray images even better: The resolution is higher and allows more precise inferences about the properties of materials.
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Breakthrough for brain tumor drug development

07/02/2019

24,000 patients are diagnosed with brain tumors every year with the 5yr survival for high grade glioblastomas (GBM) only 5%, with median survival of 15 months. These poor statistics have remained static for 30 years due in part to a lack of preclinical models for testing new drugs.
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Image: microvessel-on-a-chip; Copyright: 2019 Yukiko Matsunaga, Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo

Microvessel-on-a-chip sheds light on angiogenesis

04/02/2019

To provide sufficient oxygen to tissues and organs within the body, blood vessels need to sprout new offshoots to form a widespread blood supply network, much like the trunk, branches, and twigs of a tree. However, the mechanisms by which this sprouting occurs, in both normal healthy conditions and in conditions like cancer, have remained unclear.
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How to train lab-grown heart cells

01/02/2019

Heart muscle cells need exercise - even when they grow outside the human body. A new device designed by U of T Engineering researchers uses a rigorous training regimen to grow small amounts of cardiac tissue and measure how strongly it beats. The platform is ideal for testing the effects of potential drug molecules and could help bring personalized medicine closer to reality.
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3D model of the human skin

31/01/2019

Scientists have successfully constructed a three-dimensional human epidermis based on predictions made by their mathematical model of epidermal homeostasis, providing a new tool for basic research and drug development.
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Can a blood test detect lung-transplant rejection?

29/01/2019

Researchers have developed a simple blood test that can detect when a newly transplanted lung is being rejected by a patient, even when no outward signs of the rejection are evident.
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The healing effect of radon

29/01/2019

Natural thermal water that contains radon has been used for over 100 years to treat chronic degenerative, inflammatory and musculoskeletal conditions. Most patients experience a significant reduction in pain after treatment with radon, but the molecular mechanisms behind the treatment are largely unexplored.
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Fidget spinner separates blood plasma

28/01/2019

Some people use fidget spinners - flat, multi-lobed toys with a ball bearing at the center - to diffuse nervous energy or whirl away stress. Now, researchers have found a surprising use for the toys: separating blood plasma for diagnostic tests.
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Evolution of signaling molecules

24/01/2019

Small infections can be fatal: Millions of people die each year from sepsis, an overreaction of the immune system. A new immune signaling molecule, designed by a research team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), now provides the basis for potential new approaches in sepsis therapy.
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Early Prediction of Alzheimer’s Progression in Blood

23/01/2019

Years before symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease manifest, the brain starts changing and neurons are slowly degraded.
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Image: Healthy mucus layer (red) keeping Escherichia coli (green) at a safe distance within the colon, preventing them from breaking throug; Copyright: Bahtiyar Yilmaz, University of Bern

Discovery of bacterial signature of intestinal disease

22/01/2019

Researchers from the Department of Biomedical Research of the University of Bern and the University Clinic of Visceral Surgery and Medicine of the Inselspital Bern, Switzerland, have discovered that changes in the composition of the intestinal bacteria in patients with chronic inflammatory bowel disease affect the severity of the disease and the success of therapy.
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Molecular profiling could catch lung cancer

22/01/2019

The world's first genetic sequencing of precancerous lung lesions could pave the way for very early detection and new treatments, reports a new study led by UCL researchers.
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New blood tests for TB could accelerate diagnosis

21/01/2019

In the largest study to date of rapid TB tests used by the NHS, a team led by researchers at Imperial College London found that available tests are not sensitive enough to rule out a diagnosis of TB in suspected cases, and so have limited clinical use.
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Powerful microscope revolutionizes cell insights

14/01/2019

There are many times when our cells need to move. Mobile cells guide our body's formation (embryonic development). Immune cells roam to capture unwanted intruders. And healing cells (fibroblasts) migrate to mend wounds. But not all movement is desirable: Tumors are most dangerous when cancer cells gain the ability to travel throughout the body (metastasis).
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How herpesviruses shape the immune system

09/01/2019

Cytomegalovirus is widespread and remains in the body for a lifetime after infection. In healthy individuals, this virus is usually kept in check but can become dangerous when the immune system is weakened or during pregnancy. DZIF scientists at the Helmholtz Zentrum München have developed an analytic method that can very precisely detect viral infections using immune responses.
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Microneedles technique for quicker diagnoses of major illnesses

08/01/2019

When people are in the early stages of an undiagnosed disease, immediate tests that lead to treatment are the best first steps. But a blood draw - usually performed by a medical professional armed with an uncomfortably large needle - might not be quickest, least painful or most effective method, according to new research.
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Clinical trial launches to develop breath test for multiple cancers

07/01/2019

Researchers have launched a clinical trial to develop a breath test, analysing molecules that could indicate the presence of cancer at an early stage. This is the first test of its kind to investigate multiple cancer types.
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Paper sensors remove the sting of diabetic testing

03/01/2019

A technique that enables biologically active enzymes to survive the rigors of inkjet printing presents a promising alternative to routine blood screening exams faced by diabetic patients. The KAUST-led team used this approach to make disposable devices that can measure glucose concentrations in human saliva.
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Image: A tumor cell lights up with high FRET biosensor readout; Copyright: UC San Diego Health

Sensors to detect and measure cancer's ability to spread

02/01/2019

The spread of invasive cancer cells from a tumor's original site to distant parts of the body is known as metastasis. It is the leading cause of death in people with cancer. In a paper published online in iScience, University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers reported engineering sensors that can detect and measure the metastatic potential of single cancer cells.
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Buruli Ulcer: Promising New Drug Candidate Against a Forgotten Disease

20/12/2018

Buruli ulcer is a neglected tropical disease (NTD) resulting in debilitating skin lesions, disabilities and stigmatisation. The current antibiotic treatment is long and has severe adverse side effects.
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New RNA sequencing strategy provides insight into microbiomes

18/12/2018

Tools allow scientists to understand the activity of naturally occurring microbiomes in response to real-world conditions and diet
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When less is more: Approach for low-cell-number epigenomic profiling

14/12/2018

Scientists at Kyushu University and Tokyo Institute of Technology have developed a technique that enables analysis of DNA-protein interactions using very small numbers of cells, ranging from 100 to 1,000. Their method could capture previously unexamined epigenomic information, facilitate biomarker discovery and open new avenues for precision medicine.
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Blood test could lead to cystic fibrosis treatment

14/12/2018

Researchers at Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago used a blood test and microarray technology to identify distinct molecular signatures in children with cystic fibrosis. These patterns of gene expression could help predict disease severity and treatment response, and lead to therapies tailored to each patient's precise biology.
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Technology that sees nerve cells fire

13/12/2018

Researchers at Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, have created a noninvasive technology that detects when nerve cells fire based on changes in shape. The method could be used to observe nerve activity in light-accessible parts of the body, such as the eye, which would allow physicians to quantitatively monitor visual function at the cellular level.
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Promising technique to generate new muscle cells in lab

13/12/2018

To help patients with muscle disorders, scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have engineered a new stem cell line to study the conversion of stem cells into muscle. Findings appeared in Cell Reports.
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Shape shifting cell breakthrough

12/12/2018

A new computational model developed by researchers from The City College of New York and Yale gives a clearer picture of the structure and mechanics of soft, shape-changing cells that could provide a better understanding of cancerous tumor growth, wound healing, and embryonic development.
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Cancer cells distinguished by artificial intelligence-based system

11/12/2018

Osaka University researchers have developed a system using artificial intelligence that can automatically differentiate between different types of cancer cell.
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Using graphene to detect ALS

06/12/2018

The wonders of graphene are numerous. Now, the "supermaterial" may one day be used to test for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS – a progressive, neurodegenerative disease which is diagnosed mostly by ruling out other disorders, according to new research from the University of Illinois at Chicago published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.
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No bleeding required: anemia detection via smartphone

05/12/2018

Biomedical engineers have developed a smartphone app for the non-invasive detection of anemia. Instead of a blood test, the app uses photos of someone's fingernails taken on a smartphone to accurately measure how much hemoglobin is in their blood.
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New technique improves single cell RNA sequencing

26/11/2018

In the era of personalized medicine, scientists are using new genetic and genomic insights to help them determine the best treatment for a given patient. In the case of cancer, the first step toward these treatments is an investigation into how tumor cells behave in an effort to figure out the best drugs to use to attack them.
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New insight into molecular processes

23/11/2018

A research team headed by Prof. Frank Stienkemeier and Dr. Lukas Bruder of the University of Freiburg’s Institute of Physics has succeeded for the first time in applying 2D-spectroscopy to isolated molecular systems and thus in tracing the interactive processes at a molecular level more precisely.
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Microscope measures muscle weakness

23/11/2018

Biotechnologists at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) have developed a system to accurately measure muscle weakness caused by structural changes in muscle tissue. The new method allows muscle function to be assessed using imaging without the need for sophisticated biomechanical recordings and could in future even make taking tissue samples for diagnosing myopathy superfluous.
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Biopatch improves cellular observation and drug delivery

22/11/2018

Purdue University researchers have developed a new flexible and translucent base for silicon nanoneedle patches to deliver exact doses of biomolecules directly into cells and expand observational opportunities.
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No chance for bacteria on implants

12/11/2018

Hip and dental implant operations are routine. But not entirely risk-free. They may result in infection that is difficult to control with oral or intravenous antibiotics. In such cases, the implant...
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Individualized therapy for patients with osteoporosis

12/11/2018

More than six million people in Germany suffer from osteoporosis. The disease is characterized by chronic bone resorption, leading to frequent fractures as a consequence of the bone loss. In many...
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New Human Chimeric Monoclonal Antibodies: PL-7 humAb IgG, PL-12 humAb IgG and Sp100 humAb IgG

08/11/2018

For mRNA translation at the ribosomes, amino acids are covalently attached (“loaded”) onto their respective tRNAs by specific aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases. Threonyl-tRNA synthetase (PL-7) is specific...
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Recombinant Shrimp Allergen: Pen a 1

08/11/2018

Penaeus aztecus (brown shrimp) , also known as Farfantepenaeus aztecus, is closely related to the most imported species of farmed crustaceans worldwide, the giant tiger prawn (P. monodon). Despite...
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Completing the Anaplasma portfolio: Anaplasma phagocytophilum OmpA

08/11/2018

Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis (HGA) was first recognized in the United States and is the most common tick-borne disease after Borreliosis. It is endemic in 42 countries with an overall case fatality...
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KNF introduces new micro gas sampling pump NMP 830 HP: Improved flow rate, vacuum and pressure

06/11/2018

With its NMP series, KNF provides micro gas sampling pumps which have proven their worth over decades of use, particularly for medical equipment. The new NMP 830 HP offers this market a...
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KNF presents new liquid pumps for medical device technology: Up to 20,000 hours of maintenance-free operation

06/11/2018

KNF, the technology leader in diaphragm pumps, presents its new FF 12 and FF 20 micro diaphragm liquid pumps at Compamed 2018 in Düsseldorf. The models have been developed for systems used...
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A Medica milestone – Luxfer Gas Cylinders to hit FIFTEEN million in global healthcare cylinder sales

05/11/2018

Luxfer Gas Cylinders invites Medica 2018 to #KeepMoving as it showcases its exclusive, ultra-lightweight medical cylinders and Portable Oxygen Concentrators (POCs) Confirming its status as the...
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Tray Wraps

01/11/2018

Clinipak wrap range is designed to overcome many common challenges encountered when sterilising, storing and transporting wrapped packs. Our flexible production methods ensure the best sizes are...
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Selfdiagnostics: a game-changer in the field of diagnostics

01/11/2018

Based on statistics from The World Health Organization WHO every 3rd cause of death in the world is due to infectious diseases and many cases could be avoided by timely detection of diseases.
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Moisture Solutions

01/11/2018

Clinipak offer an extensive range of liners designed to absorb and spread condensate during autoclaving to encourage drier packs. As a result of our flexible production methods, bespoke sizes can be...
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PureLab Plastics Joins “Together for Sustainability” Network – A Corporate and Social Responsibility (CSR) Program

26/10/2018

PureLab Plastics, expert in custom injection molding and precision plastics dedicated to Life Sciences, Medical and Healthcare industries, is proud to announce it has joined the “Together...
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Fraunhofer FIT at MEDICA and COMPAMED: Electrowetting and Telemedicine

23/10/2018

At MEDICA Fraunhofer FIT presents the teliFIT platform for telemedicine and telecoaching, a modular system that can be tailored to a wide range of application requirements and guarantees a very high...
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Nano pulverizing of material at low temperatures Minimal (100mg) quantities can be pulverized in a short time.

23/10/2018

Nano Pulverizer NP-100CE was designed with an optimized planetary centrifugal ratio to maximize the collision energy. NP-100CE has strong centrifugal forces caused by rotation and revolution motion.
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Improves efficiency of mixing and deaeration of small amounts of material The smallest model of the series

23/10/2018

The centrifugal force of over 400G enables simultaneous processing of mixing, dispersion, and deaeration of various materials from low to high viscosities for general purposes. Furnished with a...
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Canada at MEDICA, Düsseldorf (November 12 - 15, 2018)

23/10/2018

Largest Canadian Participation Ever MEDICA – the leading international medical tradeshow – has been attracting generations of Canadian visitors and exhibitors. This year, an unprecedented 64 Canadian...
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Ointment compounding and preparation are completed in only 30 seconds!

23/10/2018

· It is unnecessary to adjust the weight which was necessary for ointment preparation by free balance method. · It corresponds to ointment containers of various sizes with multi adapter (10ml ~ 250ml).
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NEW DIAGNOSTIC TECHNOLOGY TO PLAY VITAL ROLE IN TACKLING INFLUENZA EPIDEMICS

08/10/2018

With the USA in recovery from one of the worst flu seasons on record, scientists at BBI Solutions have highlighted the role that new technology can play in re-optimising the current generation of flu...
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EPI-DETECTION, an Innovative Automatic Pressure Monitor for Epidural Injections

05/10/2018

Saeum Meditec, a Korean firm, recently acquired European CE Mark approval for its EPI-DETECTION device, a novel digital pressure monitor with original technology developed by the company with...
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Wide range micro spectrometer UV2NNIR

04/10/2018

Based on our class visible range spectrometers, INSION continues to expand the measurement range from UV to NNIR (200 - 1050 nm). With our UV LED light source(280 nm - 450 nm), you can achieve the...
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HbA1c

30/09/2018

Our HbA1c reagent which is the highest quality at an extremely affordable price all over the world is now available.  
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Visit Lifotronic Diagnostic products please visit us at Hall3/D29‐12

20/09/2018

Lifotronic is a professional international medical enterprise specialized in the development, manufacturing and marketing of Bedside Treatment and Diagnostic products. Our booth for diagnostic...
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Digital & Quantitative Rapid Test

19/09/2018

In a partnership with True Diagnostics, Syntron brings the rapid diagnostic test up to a new level by applying digital & quantitative technologies. These tests include tests for detecting...
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BLAST Sytem

19/09/2018

BLAST SYSTEM The new response to temperature control in ovens. Both the accuracy and uniformity that is currently expected by a laboratory oven  reconsidered a deeper investigation about how to...
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new MediSmart® RUBY Plus blood glucose monitoring system

03/09/2018

We will present our brandnew MediSmart® RUBY Plus blood glucose monitoring system at MEDICA 2018! Come in and see first prototype....
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New Infectious Disease Antibodies

29/08/2018

Rabbit Monoclonal Antibodies to: Strep A Strep B Candida albicans Legionella fungal beta-glucan Aspergillus
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Pathology 4.0 – inveox automates laboratory processes

22/08/2018

Mix-ups, contamination and sample loss – most errors in pathology happen when specimen are received. Countless samples arrive daily at the laboratory, while the sample entry process is very monotonous. As a result, the work is inefficient. The start-up company inveox has now developed a system that automates the processes in the pathology laboratory, thus making them more efficient.
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Production Line for domestic glucometers starts in Irkutsk region

17/08/2018

In the Irkutsk region, a new factory for the production of glucometers began to install equipment. Issue a device for measuring blood sugar levels and test strips to them will begin in the next...
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Plant for the production of test strips and glucometers for diabetics will begin work in Irkutsk

17/08/2018

The plant for the production of test strips and glucometers for diabetics in September will work in Irkutsk. The products will be of high quality, but at the same time cheaper than analogues by 30%.
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A Plant for manufacturing test strips and glucometers will be built in Irkutsk

17/08/2018

The plant will munufacture glucometers and test strips designed to measure blood sugar based on an innovative technology that uses GDH enzynd carbon layer. The capacity of production facility is...
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Rockland Immunochemicals, Inc. CSO Testifies on Scientific Reproducibility Issues at National Academies Session

01/08/2018

Rockland Immunochemicals, Inc. announced today that Chief Science Officer, Dr. Carl Ascoli testified at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine’s third of six public session...
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Now available - Gastrointestinal diagnosis tests

01/08/2018

Boditech is proud to announce the launching of gastrointestinal diagnosis tests: iFOB Neo, Calprotectin and iFOB/Calp. Combo. These 3 products are available on ichroma analyzers: ichroma,...
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New Psychophysiological 360 Biofeedback Suite to be launched at 2018 Medica trade fair in Dusseldorf, Germany

26/07/2018

Announcement: Leading Biofeedback Manufacturer set to launch  it's New 360 Suite at the 2018 Medica Trade Fair in Dusseldorf, Germany. The 360 suite is a complete package of physiological...
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Early detection: Tattoo signals cancer – and more

09/07/2018

People who are not ill and do not show any symptoms typically do not visit the doctor. And while most people know that preventive medical checkups for cancer, for example, are important, they still avoid them. They tend to be very hesitant because the doctor might detect a serious illness. In the future, a new type of implant could make it easier to go to a screening test.
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US Patent Issued to Quantimetrix for Dipper POCT Urinalysis Dipstick Control

02/07/2018

Los Angeles, California, – Quantimetrix announces that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued Patent No. 9,835,562 and a pending patent application are directed to a liquid...
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Quantimetrix Launches Dipper POCT® Urinalysis Dipstick Control

02/07/2018

Quantimetrix announces the launch of Dipper POCT® Single-Use Liquid Urinalysis Dipstick Control – delivering an exciting new QC experience from the central lab to the point-of-care and everywhere...
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Cells in the speed trap – diagnosis in a matter of seconds

22/06/2018

A drop of blood provides a lot of valuable information. However, it takes several hours to analyze the blood of a patient and make a diagnosis. This takes away a lot of time that's crucial for treatment. A new method intends to considerably speed up this process by testing the cells in the blood in terms of their deformability and immune response.
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The Elle TENS - A Great Modern Day Aid For Labour Making an Unusual TV Appearance in Poland!

14/06/2018

Recently on Polish national TV, a gynaecologist demonstrated on a male celebrity presenter what contraction pain feels like with the aid of muscle training equipment whose settings had been adjusted...
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Tissue engineering: how to grow a bypass

23/04/2018

A bypass is a complicated structure. It is either made of synthetic materials that can cause blood clots and infections or created by using the patient’s veins. However, the latter often does not yield adequate material. A newly developed bioreactor could solve this problem in the future. It is designed to tissue engineer vascular grafts by using the body’s own material.
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Cells in space – extraterrestrial approaches in cancer research

22/02/2018

Here on Earth, all experiments are bound by gravitation. Yet, freed from gravity's grip, tumor cells, for example, behave in an entirely different way. As part of the "Thyroid Cancer Cells in Space" project by the University of Magdeburg, smartphone-sized containers carrying poorly differentiated thyroid cancer cells are sent into space.
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SynAbs inks agreement with SKLM as new distributor for its unique catalogue of monoclonal antibodies in Morocco

24/01/2018

SynAbs is proud to announce strategic deal with successful company SKLM. SKLM already distributes major references in the field of monoclonal antibodies and will consequently extends its catalogue...
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SynAbs inks agreement with Theranostica as new distributor for its unique catalogue of monoclonal antibodies in Israël

17/01/2018

SynAbs is proud to announce strategic deal with successful company Theranostica. Theranostica already distributes major references in the field of monoclonal antibodies and will consequently...
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"Spray-On" muscle fibers for biomimetic surfaces

08/01/2018

Few patients with heart failure are fortunate enough to receive a donor's heart. Ventricular assist devices (or heart pumps) have been around for several years and are designed to buy time as patients wait for a transplant. Unfortunately, the body doesn't always tolerate these devices.
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SYnAbs/RD Biotech unique expertise in CAR-T cells

14/12/2017

Numbers speak for themselves : 83% of the 63 evaluable children who received tisagenlecleucel in phase 2 trial had complete elimination of malignant cells in just 3 months, while no other...
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SYnAbs, from UCL benches to Singapore

27/11/2017

November 24, 2017 12:00 AM, Guy Dellicour, L’echo The innovative products of the young start-up will be distributed in Singapore, booming biotechnology hub in Asia. Two years after its creation,...
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