Search Tag: biomarker

Executive Health Management

Global Precision Medicine & Biomarkers Leaders Summit

2017 17 Oct

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ICU Management

New Biomarker Improves Early Sepsis Detection in the ED

2017 27 Jun

Sepsis most often presents to the emergency department (ED), and delayed detection is harmful. The white blood count (WBC) is often used to detect sepsis in the ED. New research shows that volume increases of circulating immune cells, or monocytes, adds value to the WBC for early sepsis detection in the ED. "This study shows that the monocyte distribution... Read more

IT Management

Philips Speeds Up Research and Biomarker Discovery with Major Upgrade

2017 19 Jun

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, has announced the launch of its Xplorei web-based informatics platform for drug research and biomarker discovery. Part of Philips’ computational pathology portfolio, the new release marks a major upgrade for both pharma and academic researchers, as it will provide them with... Read more

Cardiology Management

Study Identifies Biomarker Associated With Atrial Fibrillation

2017 12 May

A new microRNA biomarker has been identified that may have a strong association with the incidence of atrial fibrillation. The findings were presented today at Heart Rhythm 2017, the Heart Rhythms Society's 38th Annual Scientific Sessions in Chicago. See Also: New Source of Electrical Instability in the HeartResearchers from Intermountain Medical Center... Read more

IMAGING Management

Combining Imaging And Maths in BRIM Breast Cancer Biomarker

2016 04 Jul

A combination of imaging and mathematics can help identify if aggressive treatment is needed when a woman has been diagnosed with early stage breast cancer.The new technology – biomarker ratio imaging microscopy, or BRIM – can identify aggressive forms of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), or stage 0 breast cancer, from non-aggressive varieties, according... Read more