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2011-07-20 00:00:31

Tosoh Bioscience, Inc. will be featuring a complete solution for HbA1c monitoring at AACC 2011 in Atlanta from July 24 to 28 (Booth #401). South San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2011 Tosoh Bioscience, Inc. will be featuring a complete solution for HbA1c monitoring at AACC 2011 in Atlanta from July 24 to 28 (Booth #401). Tosoh's HbA1c product line includes the highly respected G8 HPLC Analyzer, as well as the newly introduced ST AIA-PACK HbA1c assay; which can be run on Tosoh's AIA-360,...

2011-06-01 00:06:49

Orawell Oral HIV Rapid Test Proves to be Product of Choice for Those Seeking Confidential Results (PRWEB) May 31, 2011 Since Orawell hit the market, many customers have declared the product more than satisfactory and are pleased with the results. Sales increased by 22% in the month of May. OrawellUSA believes that the change of season is responsible for the increase due to the phenomenon of people being more socially engaged during the warmer months. Secondly, we have had a rise in...

2011-05-27 07:02:22

Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A widely used combination of two common medications may cause unexpected increases in blood glucose levels, according to a new study. Researchers were surprised at the finding because neither of the two drugs "” one, an antidepressant marketed as Paxil, and the other, a cholesterol-lowering medication called Pravachol "” has a similar effect alone. "These kinds of drug interactions are almost certainly occurring all of the time, but, because they are not part...

2011-05-02 07:45:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study found that the recommended blood test may not be enough to catch type 2 diabetes in overweight children, missing more than two-thirds of children at high-risk for the condition. Researchers from Children's Mercy Hospital and Clinics found that performing two tests - both the recommended hemoglobin A1C test and an oral glucose tolerance test - could dramatically reduce the risk of delayed diagnosis in overweight children. The...

2011-04-13 21:56:15

High levels of a protein associated with chronic, low-grade inflammation in the brain correlate with aspects of memory decline in otherwise cognitively normal older adults, according to a study led by scientists at the University of California, San Francisco. The study is being reported in a poster session at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting on Wednesday, April 13, 2011. Inflammation is part of the body's natural immune response to tissue damage. However, chronic inflammation...

2011-04-12 12:18:00

FRESNO, Calif., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study conducted by the University of Toronto found that pistachios limit blood sugar response in the body of people with metabolic syndrome. This study shows that pistachios are a smart snack choice, not only for healthy individuals, but also for those struggling with certain health problems. This study is being presented today at the Experimental Biology meeting. Recently published research has shown that pistachios help limit blood...

2011-03-25 00:00:29

Health specialist, Dr. Nick Chaiyapin from http://www.onlinemedicinetips.com , had announced that people should not take high neutrophils count in blood lightly. "If high neutrophils from blood test result become evident, it is a definitely a cause of concern", said Dr. Chaiyapin. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2011 Health specialist, Dr. Nick Chaiyapin from http://www.onlinemedicinetips.com , had announced that people should not take high neutrophils count in blood lightly. "If high...

2011-02-24 17:41:09

Researchers call for routine testing after finding elevated levels in a quarter of non-diabetic patients A two-country hospital study of 808 elderly patients found a strong association between high, undiagnosed blood glucose in non-diabetic patients and increased hospital death rates, according to the March issue of IJCP, the International Journal of Clinical Practice. Researchers are now calling for routine blood glucose testing of elderly patients when they are admitted to hospital. The...

2011-02-15 14:39:11

Individuals who have higher blood glucose levels and poorer control of those levels over time appear more likely to develop eye-related complications 10 years later, according to a report in the February issue of Archives of Ophthalmology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. The high blood glucose levels accompanying diabetes are known to be associated with microvascular complications, including the eye condition retinopathy, according to background information in the article. "However, some...

2011-01-21 00:00:48

Chembio Diagnostics and Oswaldo Cruz Foundation of Brazil ("FIOCRUZ"), joined forces to help deploy the company's syphilis tests Medford, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) January 20, 2011 Over the past decade, rates of syphilis infection have been rising in many countries. Late last year, Chembio Diagnostics, Inc., a company that develops, manufactures, markets and licenses point-of-care diagnostic tests"”including tests for syphilis"”took a step forward in the battle against this disease: It...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'