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Executive Health Management

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics Revolutionises Molecular Diagnostics

2015 28 Apr

LEAN Workflow and Reduced Sample Turn-around Times Beckman Coulter Diagnostics will be showcasing its revolutionary DxN VERIS Molecular Diagnostics System on Stand 253 at the 25th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, in Copenhagen, Denmark. The CE-marked system is now available with CE-marked assays for Human Cytomegalovirus... Read more

IMAGING Management

Molecular Imaging: Finding The Root of Rheumatoid Arthritis

2014 10 Jun

A team of researchers has presented a study at the 2014 annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, announcing the development of an innovative molecular imaging technique capable of visualising joint inflammation. By using multiple molecular imaging systems, positron emission tomography (PET) and single photon emission... Read more

Executive Health Management

EMBO Enlarges Its Membership for 50th Anniversary

2014 09 May

EMBO, the Germany-based European Molecular Biology Organisation, announced that 106 outstanding researchers in the life sciences were newly elected to its membership. One hundred of the scientists reside in Europe and neighbouring countries; six Associate Members were elected from China, Japan and the United States. The EMBO Membership currently comprises... Read more

IMAGING Management

Breast Tissue Density Irrelevant for Molecular Imaging

2014 24 Feb

Dense breast tissue is a non-issue for molecular breast imagingAccording to the findings of a team of radiologists and surgeons at the George Washington University Medical Center in Washington DC, USA, it appears that Molecular Breast Imaging is capable of detecting cancer regardless of breast tissue density. Recently published in the American Journal... Read more

Executive Health Management

Arab Health 2014: Roche Premieres Region’s First Blood Safety Solution Portfolio

2014 28 Jan

Roche Diagnostics Middle East launches the region’s first comprehensive Roche Blood Safety Solution (RBSS) portfolio at Arab Health• The only comprehensive RBSS portfolio of serology screening solutions and nucleic acid testing (NAT) available in the Middle East from a single source• RBSS safeguards patients through industry-leading assays and technologies... Read more

ICU Management

Understanding Inflammation - Structure of the Host Protein LBP Deciphered

2013 15 Oct

Scientists of Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin for the first time have solved the 3-dimensional structure of the protein LBP and it´s genetic variant. This finding may help certain patients to better survive severe infectious diseases. The results have been published in the recent issue of the journal Immunity*.This host protein mediates the... Read more

Executive Health Management

2013 Nobel Prize in Medicine

2013 08 Oct

The Nobel Prize in Medicine 2013 was awarded jointly to James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman and Thomas C. Südhof "for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells". The 2013 Nobel Prize honours three scientists who have solved the mystery of how the cell organizes its transport... Read more

IMAGING Management

Molecular Imaging Centre opens in India

2013 03 Jul

Nueclear Healthcare Ltd (NHL) and GE Healthcare have opened their first molecular imaging centre in Navi Mumbai. The partnership is the result of a growing need for more affordable access to advanced molecular imaging technologies such as PET/CT. Cancer rates have become one of the leading causes of death in India, with about 2.5 million cancer patients.GE... Read more

IMAGING Management

Molecular Breast Imaging Useful Adjunct to Mammography

2013 10 May

Molecular breast imaging (MBI), also known as breast-specific gamma imaging (BSGI), is a relatively new form of breast cancer detection conducted by injecting the patient in the arm with a specialised tracer and then obtaining images of the tracer distribution using detectors. The imaging procedure is similar to that of mammography, but with significantly... Read more

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