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2014-05-01 16:28:07

Definiens has responded to market demand with informatics tools that provide detailed, reliable and fully automated image analysis LONDON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent research on the tissue diagnostics and pathology imaging market, Frost & Sullivan presents Definiens with the 2013 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Company of the Year. In the past, Definiens focused primarily on life sciences but the company is also establishing a toehold in tissue diagnostics and...

2014-05-01 08:35:55

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCYT) announced today that its first quarter 2014 financial results will be released after close of market on Thursday, May 8, 2014. Following the announcement, Veracyte's management will host a live conference call and webcast at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the company's financial results and provide a general business update. The live webcast and subsequent replay may be accessed by visiting...

2014-04-30 16:30:00

SPOKANE, Wash., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PAML, one of the nation's leading reference laboratories, today announced the development of their new consumer-based product, marketed under the brand name Cinch(TM) because your time matters. Cinch allows individuals to quickly, easily and affordably order lab testing anytime and anywhere, regardless of insurance coverage. Consumers are increasingly looking for ways to proactively manage their health. Many have turned to the...

2014-04-29 23:16:00

New study shows a potentially lethal parasite found in drinking water known as the Entamoeba histolytica amoeba, which kills human cells by eating them alive in the host’s body. APEC Water Systems offer solutions on how to protect drinking water from a wide range of harmful amoebas and cysts. City of Industry, California (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 A new report published last week by NATURE Journal of Science has found a parasitic amoeba that lives in the gut and is capable of killing living...

2014-04-29 23:15:00

Miraca Life Sciences Provides the Next Generation of Hematopathology Services Irving, TX (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Miraca Life Sciences, (MLS) the nation’s largest independent anatomical pathology laboratory, and Physician Resource Management, Inc. (PRM) announced a strategic collaboration that will enable Miraca Life Sciences to serve as the preferred hematology oncology reference laboratory for PRM. The collaboration of the two organizations is poised to deliver a specialized solution to...

2014-04-28 16:30:29

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: MediPoint: Biopsy Devices - Global Analysis and Market Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/medipoint_biopsy_devices_global_analysis_market_forecasts.html MediPoint: Biopsy Devices - Global Analysis and Market Forecasts SummaryCancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the body. It can affect numerous organs and tissues of the body. When a patient...

2014-04-28 12:31:45

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: MediPoint: Biopsy Devices - APAC Analysis and Market Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/medipoint_biopsy_devices_apac_analysis_market_forecasts.html MediPoint: Biopsy Devices - APAC Analysis and Market Forecasts SummaryCancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the body. It can affect numerous organs and tissues of the body. When a patient is...

2014-04-24 23:12:36

Of 11 research presentations Miraca will present at DDW, seven examine the role of ethnicity in pathology diagnosis, and two were honored for Platform Presentation. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Miraca Life Sciences, the nation’s largest independent anatomic pathology lab, will highlight ethnicity trends in pathology diagnoses in its presentation of research at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2014, considered the largest and most prestigious meeting in the world for GI...

2014-04-24 23:11:52

In this role, Dr. Kaplan takes on a dual responsibility to provide a pathologist’s perspective on Corista’s product development, and increase market adoption of digital pathology to improve healthcare and reduce overall healthcare costs. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Dr. Kaplan joins Corista as Chief Medical Officer, effective April 17, 2014. Dr. Kaplan is a practicing Pathologist and recognized thought leader in digital pathology. Dr. Kaplan’s widely read Digital Pathology...

2014-04-24 12:54:13

Rates for all other cancers, except female lung cancer, continue to fall Pancreatic cancer is the only cancer for which deaths are predicted to increase in men and women rather than decrease in 2014 and beyond, according to a comprehensive study published in the leading cancer journal Annals of Oncology today (Thursday). The study by researchers in Italy and Switzerland shows that the proportion of deaths due to any sort of cancer is expected to fall overall in Europe in 2014. There are...


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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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