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
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Feb. 18, 2016) George Washington University scientist shows off two potentially life-saving inventions: a medical 'tricorder' and flexible ring that can deliver rapid diagnostic testing. Vanessa Johnston ... 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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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
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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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (June 9, 2016) A blood diagnostic kit that can detect infectious diseases such as HIV and hepatitis B in just two hours wins a European Inventor Award for its developer Dr. Helen Lee. Matthew Stock reports.
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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
July 29, 2016 Patients carrying certain mutations that cause Long QT Syndrome, a rare cardiac rhythm disorder, have an increased risk for developing seizures and have more severe cardiac ... read more
July 29, 2016 The supercoiling of bacterial chromosomes around histone-like proteins can trigger the expression of genes that make the microbe invasive, new research shows. The discovery ... read more
July 29, 2016 In a study of more than 5,000 people, investigators have found that greater intake of nuts was associated with lower levels of biomarkers of inflammation, a finding that may help explain the health ... read more
July 29, 2016 They may be slimy, but they are a perfect environment for microorganisms: biofilms. Protected against external influences, here bacteria can grow undisturbed, and trigger diseases. Scientists are ... read more
July 28, 2016 In psychiatric clinics with an exclusively open-door policy, the risk of patients committing suicide or absconding from treatment is no higher than in clinics with locked wards. This has been ... 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