MultiVu (Mar. 21, 2013) Asuragen Inc., a leading molecular diagnostics company, today announced results from a study demonstrating that a new molecular test called Xpansion Interpreter can improve the determination of a ... watch video
Newsy (Sep. 10, 2014) The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced it would donate to a wide range of initiatives to fight the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
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Newsy (Oct. 23, 2015) A woman in Scotland says she can smell Parkinson's disease, and that skill prompted scientists to do further diagnostic research into the phenomenon.
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CBC (May 13, 2013) The Windsor Cardiac center is now monitoring 250 high-risk heart patients across the country, using satellites and warns middle-aged men who play hockey are at risk of a heart ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Nov. 10, 2014) A university graduate from The Netherlands is hoping his ambulance drone will be able to save the lives of cardiac arrest sufferers, who need to be treated within minutes of an attack. The drone ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Jan. 28, 2014) A Broadway musician who underwent two lung transplant surgeries is breathing life into his recovery with harmonica therapy. Larry Rawdon's condition has improved to the point where he is now teaching ... watch video
AFP (Feb. 5, 2016) Thousands across the Americas demonstrate against the newly signed Trans-Pacific Partnership deal, with protestors saying it will 'make it difficult' for patients to access medication.
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Feb. 11, 2016 The first real-time system has been developed to watch directly through the microscope as Ebola-like virus particles fuse with human cells to infect them. Their findings reveal key host cell and ... read more
Feb. 11, 2016 New research highlights the neuroprotective potential of a peptide developed at the university, and the marked difference in nerve cell communication in male and female mice. If researchers come to ... read more
Feb. 11, 2016 Researchers have adapted a retractable protein polymer -- found naturally in certain bacteria -- to mechanically rupture cell membranes, which could lead to new drug delivery methods and other ... read more
Feb. 11, 2016 Three transcription factors -- proteins that direct gene expression -- interact with each other and the genome to influence how a heart forms in an embryo, scientists have discovered. Without these ... read more
Feb. 11, 2016 Long-term use of liraglutide, a substance that helps to lower blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes, can have a deteriorating effect on insulin-producing beta ... read more
Feb. 11, 2016 For years, scientists have failed to locate the DNA variants that control the weight-regulating hormone, leptin. However, new research has enabled the identification of four genes associated with ... read more
Dec. 3, 2015 Investigators want to determine whether a newer, easier-to-use breathing tube will produce better results than existing endotracheal tubes in cases of out-of-hospital cardiac ... read more
Apr. 22, 2014 Recommendations for a molecular diagnostics curriculum at both the baccalaureate and master's levels of education have been published. The challenge, as stated in the report, is to balance the ... read more
Jan. 31, 2013 A diagnostic test for tuberculosis (TB) can accurately and quickly detect both TB and drug-resistant strains, according to a new study. The authors of a new systematic review assessing the diagnostic ... read more
July 31, 2011 Biomedical engineering professors have developed an innovative strategy for an integrated microfluidic-based diagnostic device that can perform complex laboratory assays, with such simplicity that ... read more