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2013-11-25 08:28:16

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LipoScience, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPDX), a diagnostic company pioneering a new field of personalized nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) diagnostics to advance the quality of patient care in cardiovascular, metabolic and other diseases, today announced an agreement to place the Vantera(®) Clinical Analyzer within Scripps Health facilities. The agreement, which marks the first placement of the Vantera Clinical Analyzer in the state of California,...

2013-11-19 13:02:22

A new method could cut hours off the time it takes to diagnose blood infections while also eliminating the need for complicated manual processing and expensive equipment, according to a report to be published in mBio®, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology, on November 19. The method combines a selective lysis step in which blood cells in the sample are destroyed, a centrifugation step to collect any bacteria or fungi in the sample, and a fluorescence step...

2013-11-19 08:27:04

DUBLIN, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p7lggz/coagulation) has announced the addition of the "Global Coagulation Self-Testing Devices, Markets, Players and Prospects Report 2013" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The ability of patients to self-monitor is deemed to be a critical tool in reducing the pathological effects of difficult-to-control disease factors. For the millions...

2013-11-18 10:55:33

Are lab tests overused? Underused? Misused? Researchers take a close look at medicine's highest volume activity Laboratory testing is health care's single highest volume activity, with over 5 billion tests performed each year in the U.S. Now a new study examining 15 years' worth of published research reveals some surprising findings about the humble blood test. Led by investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and reported on-line today in the journal PLOS ONE, the...

Blood-Glucose Breathalyzer For Diabetics
2013-11-13 15:17:17

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Soon diabetics may be able to use a pain-free breathalyzer device to easily monitor their blood-glucose levels, according to new research being presented at the 2013 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Antonio, Texas this week. Developed by Ronny Priefer, a chemist from Western New England University, the device uses nanometer-thick films made from of two polymers that react...

2013-11-13 12:24:13

DUBLIN, November 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lkxw7x/blood_glucose) has announced the addition of the "Blood Glucose Monitoring Devices - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lkxw7x/blood_glucose ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada,...

New Implantable Sensor Could One Day Monitor Glucose Levels
2013-11-04 16:03:36

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a paper published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, scientists describe a newly developed sensor that is able to monitor nitric oxide in living animals and could potentially become a valuable asset to diabetic patients in the future. Nitric oxide is considered to be one of the most important signaling molecules in living cells, but in many cancerous cells levels are perturbed. Scientists have needed a new tool to help measure...

2013-11-04 12:28:52

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Seventh Sense Biosystems, Inc., the leading developer of painless blood collection and diagnostic platforms, today announced it has obtained CE Mark approval for its Touch Activated Phlebotomy (TAP(TM)) platform for blood collection and testing. "This first regulatory approval is a significant milestone in our goal of expanding the reach of blood-based point-of-care diagnostics to a majority of patients, regardless of geography or...

2013-11-04 08:25:57

The European launch of the iOS mobile app is the first phase of a worldwide roll-out of the full Dario(TM) platform RAMAT GAN, Israel, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB: DRIO), developer of Dario(TM), a cloud-based, mobile health (mHealth) platform for diabetes and related blood glucose monitoring, announced today the official European launch date for the Dario(TM) iOS mobile application. The complimentary app will be available for download from the...

2013-11-03 23:00:47

The Prediabetes Center of Pittsburgh will be attending the American Diabetes Association EXPO with prediabetes risk surveys and a chance to win a two-year supply of nutrition bars. (PRWEB) November 03, 2013 The PreDiabetes Center of Pittsburgh is proud to announce its participation in the American Diabetes Association EXPO November 9 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. The free event will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and host speakers and workshops with experts talking about...