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2012-05-22 01:52:14

Non-invasive test promises rapid, pain-free diagnoses without the use of fluorescent dyes Blood tests convey vital medical information, but the sight of a needle often causes anxiety and results take time. A new device developed by a team of researchers in Israel, however, can reveal much the same information as a traditional blood test in real-time, simply by shining a light through the skin. This optical instrument, no bigger than a breadbox, is able to provide high-resolution images of...

2012-03-07 20:18:35

An inexpensive new medical sensor has the potential to simplify the diagnosis of diseases ranging from life-threatening immune deficiencies to the common cold, according to its inventors at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Their device, called an integrated microfluidics-waveguide sensor, sorts and counts cells in small samples of blood and other body fluids. The developers say the sensor provides an easy way to measure different types of white blood cells, a key component of...

2012-02-28 16:05:00

New research report “Future US Hematology and Flow Cytometry Market Outlook” prepared by Venture Planning Group has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. The report reveals that commercialization of innovative products is likely to drive the future growth in the market, and the US will remain the biggest market for hematology. London, UK (PRWEB) February 28, 2012 Increasing research and commercialization in the field of life sciences such as proteomics, genomics,...

2011-08-08 19:54:01

In patients with acute myocardial infarction (heart attack), blood loss from greater use of phlebotomy (blood drawn for diagnostic testing) appears to be independently associated with the development of hospital-acquired anemia (HAA), according to a report published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. The article is part of the journal's Less Is More series. Anemia (low red blood cell count or low hemoglobin level) is associated with greater...

2011-07-27 14:22:13

Flow cytometry, a technique for counting and examining cells, bacteria and other microscopic particles, is used routinely in diagnosing disorders, infections and cancers and evaluating the progression of HIV and AIDS. But flow cytometers are big, bulky contraptions that cost tens of thousands of dollars, making them less than ideal for health care in the field or other settings where resources are limited. Now imagine you could achieve the same results using a device that weighs about half an...

2011-07-18 07:00:00

SHENZHEN, China, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited (NYSE: MR), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices worldwide, announced today that it will present at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry's 2011 Clinical Lab Expo in Atlanta, Georgia from July 26 through July 28, 2011. Mindray will exhibit a full range of more than 20 in-vitro diagnostic products, including its latest introduction, the BC-6800 Auto...

2011-07-15 07:00:00

SHENZHEN, China, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited (NYSE: MR), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices worldwide, today announced updates on new product launches for the first half of 2011. In the first half of the year, the company successfully released a total of four products across its three product lines. These include: a new anesthesia machine, a new defibrillator, an advanced auto hematology analyzer, and a...

2011-04-03 13:36:00

ORLANDO, Fla., April 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ORFLO Technologies announced the international launch of Moxi(TM) Z, the life science industry's first hands-free mini automated cell counter at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting in Orlando. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110403/SF76326 ) "The Moxi Z mini cell counter sets a new bar for the cell counting community," said Manju Sethi, Vice President of Business Development, "The instrument eliminates...


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