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2014-03-05 12:27:23

TUCSON, Ariz., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An international panel of leaders in the pathology community today announced its support of four principles designed to drive positive change and improve patient safety in the anatomic pathology laboratory. The "Principles for Pathology and Patient Safety" address key issues where the expressed need for standardization and solutions is most acute. At the invitation of Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, the panel...

2014-02-27 23:25:01

Every Patient Deserves an Accurate Diagnosis - External Peer Review by Sub-Specialist Can Make a Difference Omaha, Nebraska (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 QualityStar®, an independent external peer review quality assurance consortium, will exhibit innovative tools and metrics for continuous improvement of medical diagnostic outcomes, in booth #333 at the 103rd USCAP Annual Meeting in San Diego, California. QualityStar is a subscription service that provides an objective methodology,...

2014-02-27 23:22:58

An article in the recent issue of Pediatric and Developmental Pathology analyzes 18 surgical resections from infants less than 14 months old using three techniques: hematoxylin and cosin staining, Hu C/D neural markers, and calretinin immunohistochemistry. Testing for calretinin-immunoreactive mucosal innervation has begun to replace other methods in laboratories because it requires a less specialized methodology, however VS-HD remains a challenge to diagnose. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB)...

2014-02-27 19:03:58

Beating cancer is all about early detection, and new research from the University of South Carolina is another step forward in catching the disease early. A team of chemists is reporting a new way to detect just a few lurking tumor cells, which can be outnumbered a billion to one in the bloodstream by healthy cells. The researchers have constructed an ultrasensitive nanoprobe that can electrochemically sense as few as four circulating tumor cells, and it doesn’t require any enzymes to...

2014-02-25 23:34:55

Fibroids Miracle created by Amanda Leo is the latest program that helps women eliminate their fibroids pain and other related symptoms within 12 hours. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for women to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Fibroids Miracle was developed by Amanda Leo, a medical researcher, nutrition specialist and health consultant, who had suffered from uterine fibroids for many years. The program teaches sufferers how to get rid of...

2014-02-25 23:28:03

Topics range from PTEN and ERG biomarkers expression in biopsies to isolated eosinophilic colitis. Irving, TEXAS (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Miraca Life Sciences, the nation’s largest independent anatomical pathology laboratory, today announced that it will have a significant presence at the 2014 United States and Canada Academy of Pathology (USCAP) meeting in San Diego, CA the first week of March. In an ongoing effort to provide pathologists with high quality information at the...

2014-02-25 16:29:18

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, today announced that it will convene a Tissue Diagnostics Patient Safety Advisory Board on February 27 at its headquarters in Tucson, Arizona. The board, comprised of experts in anatomic pathology from leading healthcare institutions around the globe, will examine laboratory-based patient safety issues and work towards a consensus on how to advance the standard of care for...

2014-02-23 23:02:43

The use of a new technology called High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) waves to treat prostate cancer without surgery on an out-patient basis moves closer to U.S. approval thanks to Dr. Michael J. Lazar, Jr. and other urologists utilizing this next-generation technology with patients in other nations. SANTA ROSA, California (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 HIFU technology achieves pinpoint accuracy using an “acoustic scalpel” that destroys prostate cancer, while sparing healthy tissue...

2014-02-20 23:25:29

PathConnect Automates the Pathology Process and Improves Quality of Care Irving, Texas (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Miraca Life Sciences, the nation’s largest independent anatomical pathology lab, today announced the launch a new platform, PathConnect, developed to revolutionize the way a typical physician practice interfaces with its pathology lab, saving hours of valuable time and resources each day. PathConnect, available for Gastroenterologists, Dermatologists, Hematologist and...

2014-02-20 08:32:00

Primary Care Physicians will soon be able to test for basal cell carcinoma, the most common cancer in the US GARDEN CITY, N.Y., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium HealthCare Inc. (OTCBB: MHCC) today announced that its subsidiary, Millennium Medical Devices LLC, has signed an exclusive agreement with CDx Diagnostics for distribution of DermCDx(TM) , a brush biopsy test kit that is used to confirm suspected basal cell carcinoma (BCC), the most common cancer in the US. DermCDx is...


Latest Anatomical pathology Reference Libraries

Indian Journal of Dermatology
2012-05-14 15:38:38

The Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology (IJDVL) is a peer-reviewed open-access medical journal published bimonthly on behalf of the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists. It was established in 1940 and the current editor-in-chief is D.M. Thappa (as of May 2012). The journal reaches more than 6,000 members of the IADVL as well as nearly 200 medical colleges in India. The journal focuses on articles on clinical and experimental...

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2011-02-17 16:45:25

Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCV or MCPyV), first discovered in January 2008, is one of seven human tumor viruses. It is suspected to cause most of Merkel cell carcinoma which is a rare, aggressive form of skin cancer. Around 80% of Merkel cell carcinoma tumors are found to be infected with MCV. It is found in respiratory secretions suggesting that it may be transmitted by a respiratory route. Usually the tumors with MCV viruses go through at least two mutations that render the virus...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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