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Volume 17 - Issue 4, 2017

2017 22 Nov

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Abbott to Acquire Alere,Becoming Leader in Point of Care Testing & Advancing Global Diagnostics

2016 18 Feb

ABBOTT GAINS LEADERSHIP IN THE $5.5 BILLION POINT OF CARE SEGMENT, BROADENS DIAGNOSTICS FOOTPRINT AND ENHANCES ACCESS TO FAST-GROWING DIAGNOSTICS CHANNELS - Transaction expected to be immediately accretive to Abbott's ongoing earnings per share upon close - Acquisition will provide access to new product applications, channels and geographies -... Read more

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ISICEM 2014: Maquet and Swisstom Announce Distribution Partnership for Western Europe

2014 18 Mar

MAQUET and Swisstom are pleased to announce their distribution partnership for the monitoring and diagnostic product Swisstom BB2 Acute Lung Injury is still a leading cause of death for intensive care patients. Swisstom BB2 was especially developed to continuously monitor lung function of ICU patients undergoing mechanical ventilation. It offers... Read more

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T2 Biosystems to Exhibit Rapid and Sensitive Assay for Sepsis Pathogens at IDWeek 2013

2013 30 Sep

T2 Biosystems, a company developing direct detection products enabling superior diagnostics, announced that it will provide demonstrations of its flagship test, T2Candida®, for the rapid and sensitive identification of species-specific Candida directly from whole blood, on its T2Dx® instrument at Booth #922 at IDWeek 2013, October 2-6, 2013, in San... Read more

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New Data for Abbott’s High Sensitive Troponin Test Shows It May Predict Heart Attack Risk

2013 01 Aug

Abbott announced on July 30, 2013, promising results from a study evaluating its High Sensitive Troponin-I (hsTnI) assay presented at this year’s American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) annual meeting in Houston, Texas. The study, conducted by researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, demonstrated that Abbott’s hsTnI test (currently... Read more

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Roche Launches New Tests for Monitoring Transplant Patients on Immunosuppressive Therapy

2013 22 Jul

Roche announced the global launch (except US) of two new highly sensitive therapeutic drug monitoring tests for the immunosuppressant medicines tacrolimus and cyclosporine. The new Elecsys Tacrolimus and Cyclosporine tests provide healthcare professionals with more accurate and reliable results. They are made for use on Roche’s cobas modular... Read more

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Roche Launches New ProGRP Test for More Precise Diagnosis in Lung Cancer

2013 18 Jul

New test expands cancer diagnostics portfolio and strengthens Roche Diagnostics’ comprehensive tumour marker menu Roche today announced the global launch (except US) of Elecsys ProGRP, a test that distinguishes between the two main types of lung cancer – small cell (SCLC) and non-small cell (NSCLC) lung cancer – and can help diagnose early-stage... Read more

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New Technology Allows Fast, Reliable Pathogen Identification

2013 18 Jun

A team from the University of Toronto – including researchers from Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering – has created an electronic chip that can analyze blood and other clinical samples for infectious bacteria with record-breaking speed. Life-threatening bacterial infections... Read more

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Welch Allyn Technology Provides Connectivity Between Diagnostic Devices and EMR

2013 04 Jun

Welch Allyn Connex(R) Vital Signs Monitor 6000 Series (Photo: Business Wire) Welch Allyn, a leading medical diagnostic device company that specializes in helping clinicians improve patient outcomes, has been working with Epic to connect several of its vital signs devices, monitors and ECG units to Epic’s Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system... Read more

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Is it a Stroke or Benign Dizziness? A Simple Bedside Test Can Tell

2013 26 Mar

Georgios Mantokoudis, left, and Ali Tehrani demonstrate the use of a video-oculography machine that detects minute eye movements that are difficult for most physicians to notice and can help diagnose stroke. (Credit: Johns Hopkins Medicine) Small Johns Hopkins-led study finds portable device diagnoses stroke with 100 percent accuracy. A bedside... Read more