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IMAGING Management

Hologic Launches First Fully Automated, Sample-to-Result Molecular Assay in Europe

2015 16 Dec

-- The CE-marked Aptima® Mycoplasma genitalium Assay on the Panther® System Identifies a Prevalent, Often Misdiagnosed Sexually Transmitted Infection --   Hologic, Inc. has announced the European launch of the CE-marked Aptima Mycoplasma genitalium assay, adding to the growing menu of molecular tests available on the fully automated Panther system.... Read more

Health Management

NEEDLESTICK INJURY PREVENTION IN THE DIABETES SETTING

2014 08 Nov

Author Dr Kenneth Strauss Endocrinologist and Director of Safety in Medicine, European Medical Association Global Medical Director, Becton Dickinson (BD) In the world of diabetes care, most current discussion centres on effective self-administration, accurate insulin dosage, and the avoidance of short-term lipohy­pertrophy and longer-term... Read more

Health Management

SHARPS INJURY RISKS IN NURSING HOMES

2014 08 Nov

Background The everyday activities of workers in nursing homes put them at risk of serious infections with more than 30 potentially dangerous pathogens, including Hepatitis B (HBV), hep­atitis C (HCV) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), through injuries with contami­nated needles and lancets. More than one million needle stick injuries (NSI)... Read more