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2014-05-19 14:51:45

American Thoracic Society A new study by researchers from California and Canada indicates a simple urine test can indicate the presence of venous thromboembolism, a blood clot that has broken free from its point of origin and which travels through the bloodstream, eventually lodging in a vein. The test evaluates the levels of fibrinopeptide B (FPB), a small peptide that's released when a thrombosis forms and which is removed from the body through urine. The results of the study will be...

2013-12-25 23:01:23

A leading inventor service company, InventHelp is working to submit the Infant Urine Collection Device to interested companies for their review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 25, 2013 Infants do not understand the importance of routine medical testing, which can make life difficult for anyone trying to coerce them into cooperating. In order to offer a better option for urine collection, an inventor from Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., developed the INFANT URINE COLLECTION DEVICE. The...

2013-12-17 23:22:46

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp, founded in 1984, is working to submit the Easy Grasp to companies in the hopes of a good faith review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 "I felt that there had to be a better, less messy way to collect a urine sample," said an inventor from Lakewood, Calif. "I personally have used a pair of kitchen tongs to hold the specimen cup during collection so that I did not urinate on my fingers. I came up with this idea because I thought it would...

Sniffing Out Bladder Cancer
2013-07-10 04:23:17

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Liverpool and University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) report that they have developed a new test capable of detecting bladder cancer based on the smell of urine samples. The test was inspired by stories suggesting that dogs are capable of "sniffing out" certain types of cancer, and according to AFP reports, the method could provide a new way to test early for a disease which can be...

2013-06-18 23:25:43

As methods for cheating drug tests become more sophisticated, drug screening technicians continue to rely on a tried and tested method for detecting diluted urine samples: refractometers to measure urine specific gravity Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 For as long as employers, sporting officials, and probation officers have administered drug tests, drug testees have found ways to cheat them. It´s an incessant, drug testing arms race: drug testers will find a seemingly fool-proof...

FDA Seeks Regulatory Approval For Urine Analysis App
2013-05-27 10:46:42

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Myshkin Ingawale wants to give people the power of information when it comes to their bodies. Earlier this year he and the company he cofounded, Biosense Technologies, launched a urine analysis app for iPhone called uChek, which snaps a picture of a urine analysis strip as it looks for potential trouble up ahead. Now the FDA is looking further into the issue, claiming the app first needs to obtain regulatory approval before it...

2013-03-08 23:00:47

Advances in refractometer technology have made urine test strips for sports hydration testing obsolete. Newer dip-style units, like ATAGO's PEN-Wrestling, are more hygienic, more accurate, time saving, and are cheaper than strips in the long run. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 Any high school athletic trainer will tell you that current NFHS (National Federation of State High School Associations) guidelines for high school wrestler weigh-in require a urine specific gravity test done by...

2013-03-01 23:01:38

U.S. ARKRAY is very excited to introduce the newest generation of the AUTION urinalysis instruments to the U.S. Market. Edina, MN (PRWEB) March 01, 2013 U.S. ARKRAY Inc. announced today the FDA clearance of the Fully Automated Integrated Urine Analyzer AUTION HYBRID AU-4050. This latest addition to the U.S. ARKRAY Inc. urinalysis portfolio combines the proven ARKRAY urinalysis strip technology with fluorescent flow cytometry sediment analysis in one space-efficient unit (32”x...


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