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2014-10-22 20:22:21

LONDON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report delves into the rapidly evolving field of digital pathology, briefly reviewing the underlying scientific and technological concepts and providing an insightful perspective on various factors thought to be of significance to the development and future of this space.Broken into several sections, the beginning of this report provides an overview of digital pathology including:-- Terminology and definitions-- Types of digital imaging...

2014-10-22 12:29:45

DALLAS, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds digital pathology market 2014 research reports providing global forecasts and insights on imaging technologies, expert perspectives, standardization, and current outlooks, to the healthcare category of its online industry analysis and business intelligence library. The Global Digital Pathology Market 2014-2018 research report...

2014-10-22 08:27:23

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nuvilex, Inc. (OTCQB: NVLX) - According to the International Diabetes Federation, approximately 400 million people worldwide are living with diabetes, with that number expected to grow to 552 million people by 2030. The global market for diabetes treatments is approximately $500 billion. In 2012 approximately 330,000 people worldwide died from pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is the fourth most common cause of death due to cancer in...

2014-10-21 12:29:37

Thousands will take part in the 18th annual Walk for Hope at City of Hope DUARTE, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The walkers vary by team, but not by mission. On Nov. 2, thousands of people (and hundreds of teams) will gather for City of Hope's Walk for Hope to raise money for, and awareness of, women's cancers. Among them will be a team of family members celebrating a personal triumph over cancer, a team of siblings paying tribute to their mother, a team called...

2014-10-21 08:34:05

Patients have immediate access to a blood test for early detection of lung cancer PHOENIX, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Cancer Diagnostics Inc. today announced the availability of The Lung Cancer Test(TM) beginning, October 20, 2014. All required Clinical Validation studies are complete with excellent results. The Test detects the presence of the required biomarkers that aid in the early detection of lung cancer. Global Cancer Diagnostics (GCDx) plans to offer this new test...

2014-10-20 08:33:28

Funds to Support Commercial Expansion in the U.S. and International Launch of the Veran Thoracic Navigation System(TM) ST. LOUIS, Mo., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veran Medical Technologies, a market leader in thoracic navigation for early detection of lung cancer, announced today the completion of a $12M financing to support the Company's continued commercial expansion in the U.S. and international launch of the Veran Thoracic Navigation System(TM). A strong syndicate of private...

2014-10-16 08:30:40

Combines NGS and FISH Testing for Comprehensive Cancer Profiling FT. MYERS, Fla., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEO), a leading provider of cancer-focused genetic testing services, announced today the addition of a new comprehensive solid tumor profiling test designed for clinical discovery and to support clinical trials. The test utilizes next generation sequencing ("NGS") to analyze variants in the coding sequence of 315 genes and uses conventional...

2014-10-15 23:03:48

Corista will be demonstrating their comprehensive digital pathology platform, DP3. DP3 provides physicians with a consolidated view of every patient case regardless of their point of origin or the WSI used to prepare the digital images. Concord, MA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Pathology Visions is Digital Pathology Association’s (DPA) annual conference and one of the most important annual industry events, bringing together industry leaders to share and learn from their peers and see the...

2014-10-15 23:00:28

The Digital Pathology Association (DPA), a non-profit organization that facilitates education and awareness of digital pathology applications, will include a Regulatory Panel at their upcoming annual conference, Pathology Visions. Pathology Visions will be held October 20 – 21, 2014 in San Francisco at the Hyatt Regency. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The Digital Pathology Association (DPA), a non-profit organization that facilitates education and awareness of digital...

2014-10-15 16:30:01

BILLERICA, Mass., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seahorse Bioscience and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have announced that they have entered into a partnership to study the bioenergetic health of cells in cryopreserved blood - a step that will ultimately produce a first-of-its-kind clinical test of metabolic bioenergetic health. As cutting-edge work is now being done on metabolo-therapeutics, there is a critical need to develop indicators of patients' metabolic status...


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2014-01-12 00:00:00

Paragonimus westermani is a species of fluke, or flatworm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. This species is abundant in South America and Asia and affects the lungs of humans and other hosts. It was first discovered in 1878 in Europe after two Bengal tigers died. In 1879, Ringer found this species in the lungs of a human. Manson and Erwin von Baelz identified the sputum and eggs separately in 1880, after which Manson asserted that a snail was most likely the worm's...

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2011-04-28 17:50:48

Wolbachia is a genus of bacteria which infects arthropod species, including a high proportion of insects (~60% of species). It is one of the world's most common parasitic microbes and possibly the most common reproductive parasite in biosphere. Studies have suggested that 25-70% of all insect species are estimated to be potential hosts. Marshall Hertig and Burt Wolbach first identified the bacterium in 1924 in a species of mosquito. Hertig described the genus as Wolbachia pipientis. Not...

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2011-04-28 15:17:59

Vibrio parahaemolyticus is a curved, rod-shaped, Gram-negative bacterium found in brackish saltwater, which, when ingested, causes gastrointestinal illness in humans. V. parahaemolyticus is oxidase positive, facultatively aerobic, and does not form spores. This species is motile, with a single, polar flagellum. Ingestion of raw or undercooked seafood is the most common cause of the acute gastroenteritis caused by V. parahaemolyticus. Infection can also occur from fecal-oral route as well...

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2011-04-14 15:49:49

Burkholderia cepacia complex (BCC), is a group of catalase-producing, non-lactose-fermenting Gram-negative bacteria composed of at least nine different species. It is an important human pathogen that often causes pneumonia in immunocompromised individuals with underlying lung disease. They are typically found in water and soil and can survive for prolonged periods in moist environments. Spread between people occurs often in hospitals, clinics, and camps. Infected hosts are often treated in...

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2011-04-14 13:54:22

Actinomyces israelii is a species of Actinomyces and is sometimes known as the "most misdiagnosed disease" since it is often confused with neoplasms. It is a colonizer of the vagina, colon, and mouth. Infection happens through breach of the mucosal barrier during various procedures, aspiration, or pathologies such as diverticulitis. The chronic phase is also known as the classic phase due to the acute, early phase being commonly missed by health care providers. It is characterized by slow...

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