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2008-07-22 12:00:00

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/934f82/worldwide_clinical) has announced the addition of the "Worldwide Clinical Laboratory Testing Market" report to their offering. Diagnostic tests or clinical laboratory tests have a very important role in the diagnosis of any disease and in the healthcare system. These tests are the basis of most of the medical decisions. The laboratory tests are mainly of three types, clinical or routine tests, anatomic pathology...

2008-07-17 09:01:20

NEW YORK and WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Tsusho America, Inc. (New York, NY) and Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) announced today the formation of a new joint venture company, GlycoMark, Inc., dedicated to the discovery and commercialization of novel biomarkers for diabetes. The company is located in New York, NY and the Piedmont Triad Research Park in Winston-Salem, NC. Toyota Tsusho America, Inc., Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd., and the BioMarker Group...

2008-07-14 09:01:12

Laboratory Corporation of America(R) Holdings (LabCorp(R)) (NYSE:LH) is now offering ColoSure(TM), among the most sensitive, in-guideline non-invasive colorectal cancer screening methods available. ColoSure is in guidelines for assessing the presence of any stage of colorectal cancer in asymptomatic average risk patients who are unwilling or unable to undergo a more invasive exam (such as colonoscopy, computed tomographic colonography, double contrast barium enema, and flexible...

2008-06-25 06:03:22

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings has announced the availability of OvaSure, an ovarian cancer screening test to assess the presence of early stage ovarian cancer in high-risk women. According to Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp), in a recent study of high risk and average risk subjects, this blood test, using six biomarkers and research conducted at Yale University School of Medicine, was shown to discriminate between disease-free women and ovarian cancer patients (stage...

2008-06-24 02:29:21

Laboratory Corporation of America(R) Holdings (LabCorp(R)) (NYSE: LH) is now offering OvaSure(TM), an Ovarian Cancer Screening test to assess the presence of early stage ovarian cancer in high-risk women. In a recent study of high risk and average risk subjects, this blood test, using six biomarkers and research conducted at Yale University School of Medicine, was shown to discriminate between disease-free women and ovarian cancer patients (stage I-IV) with high specificity (99.4%) and...

2007-12-10 18:00:40

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that it has signed multi-year agreements with Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings (NYSE: LH) and Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), extending current contracts that provide laboratory and testing services for Humana members. The agreements are effective Jan. 1, 2008. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed. "These agreements continue to solidify Humana's national presence in providing valued health care benefits to our...

2007-10-25 15:00:48

Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings (LabCorp®) (NYSE: LH), an industry leader in prenatal clinical laboratory testing, announced that it now offers Integrated screening and Sequential screening tests under license from Intema Limited. When Integrated screening and Sequential screening test results include a fetal ultrasound nuchal translucency measurement, the highest Down syndrome detection rates are achieved and fewer false positives are...

2007-06-06 18:00:44

Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings (LabCorp®) (NYSE: LH) today announced that it has executed a multi-year clinical laboratory services contract renewal with CIGNA HealthCare. LabCorp will continue to be a contracted laboratory provider in all CIGNA HealthCare markets. Additionally, effective January 1, 2008, LabCorp will no longer be contractually restricted from marketing that the Company is a fully participating, in-network provider to...

2007-03-23 12:01:01

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c52593) has announced the addition of Clinical Laboratory Testing Volume 2: Business Strategies to their offering. Clinical laboratory testing is generally categorized as either of two general areas -- clinical testing and anatomical pathology testing. Clinical and anatomical pathology procedures are frequently ordered as part of regular physician office visits and hospital admissions in connection with the diagnosis and...


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