Search Tag: Diseases

Executive Health Management

2017 27 Feb

Poliomyelitis The lowest annual polio prevalence seen to date was in 2016, with 37 reported cases, so this disease may well be next to be eradicated. The following world regions have been declared polio-free: The Americas (1994); Indo-West Pacific region (1997); Europe (1998); Western Pacific region, including China (2000); and Southeast Asia region (2014),... Read more

Lab Management

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics Obtains CE Marks for New HCV RNA & HIV-1 Assays on DxN VERIS MDS

2015 10 Jun

—Beckman Coulter Diagnostics has obtained CE Marking for its DxN VERIS HCV Assay*, a real-time PCR assay for the rapid and reliable quantitative determination of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) RNA in human plasma, and DxN VERIS HIV-1 Assay*, a real-time PCR assay for the rapid and reliable quantitative measurement of Human Immunodeficiency Virus type 1 (HIV- 1)... Read more

Executive Health Management

Shortening the Time from Medical Research to Treatment

2013 03 Jun

Chronic diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer's have seen an increase across Europe due to higher life expectancy and changes in lifestyle. In principle it is biomedical research that will lead to discoveries, which can offer new therapies and diagnostic solutions. Yet often these stay too long in the laboratory, which creates delays reaching the patients... Read more