Latest Hair analysis Stories

2011-05-08 06:00:00

LONDON, May 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimega Laboratories is pleased to announce that it has been selected by The European Business Awards, sponsored by HSBC, to represent the United Kingdom in the prestigious 2011 awards programme. Trimega beat off stiff competition to be selected as one of 25 Country Representatives and will now compete for a coveted Ruban d'Honneur for The UKTI Award for Innovation, in recognition of Trimega's pioneering use of dual testing of hair to determine alcohol...

2011-04-26 06:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- C.R. England, a Salt Lake City-based global transportation provider, and Omega Laboratories, Inc. a state-of-the art drug testing facility, have announced an innovative drug screening partnership that will test the hair samples of driver applicants. This program will enhance England's pre-employment drug screening process with the end result of putting safer drivers on the road. "The industry-wide impact of being able to conduct a...

2011-01-25 16:00:00

MADISON, N.J., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oral fluid has revealed approximately five times more heroin use in the general U.S. workforce than previously believed, according to new data today released by Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services. In the company's first special report on oral fluid testing with more than 320,000 oral-fluid samples from the general U.S. workforce from January to June 2010, data...

2010-11-11 18:24:00

LONDON, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- UK based Trimega Laboratories is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as having met the standards set by the prestigious Investors in People (IIP) Standard. Its accreditation follows an examination by the Employer Representative Quality Board of IIP and reflects the commitment and hard work undertaken by Trimega Laboratories as an organization. A significant aspect of the achievement is that, as a substance abuse testing company serving a...

2010-11-10 09:36:00

LONDON, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Hair Strand Scientific Advisory Board has been established by UK-based Trimega Laboratories. Its purpose is to analyze the fast-growing database of information created from the 10,000 hair alcohol tests and 7,000 hair drug tests conducted annually in the UK, of which Trimega Laboratories is responsible for around 40%. As well as being the world's largest resource relating to substance abuse from hair and blood tests, the database also contains...

2010-10-28 05:51:53

There is much variation between the number of teens who admit to using drugs and the number who actually test positive for drug use, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics. With cocaine use, teens' hair samples were 52 times more likely to test positive for the drug than teens were to admit they were actually using, despite being assured the study was confidential. But researchers say parents should not be quick to reprimand their kids, as their hair samples revealed...

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.