Diet & Nutrition
    Friday May 4th, 2018

    Oily Fish and Beans Delay Menopause, Rice and Pasta Hasten It

    Eating oily fish and fresh legumes delays the onset of natural menopause by around 3 years, shows a new published…
    Infectious Diseases
    Monday December 18th, 2017

    Nanoparticles as a solution against antibiotic resistance?

    (Jena, Germany) Around one in 3,300 children in Germany is born with Mucoviscidosis. A characteristic of this illness is that…
    Cancer
    Thursday December 14th, 2017

    New targeted cancer drug shows signs of effectiveness in first clinical trial

      A new targeted drug has a good safety profile and has led to responses in some patients with particular…
    Industry News
    Sunday December 3rd, 2017

    Experts share advancements in weight loss and minimally invasive surgeries

    Leading the conversation on cutting-edge surgical solutions for critical healthcare issues prevalent in Saudi Arabia, renowned experts convened in Riyadh…
    Industry News
    Sunday December 3rd, 2017

    Sexual stimulants, skin whitening creams and weight loss pills banned in UAE

    December 3, 2017 Dubai: The Ministry of Health and Prevention has warned UAE residents about withdrawal of certain brands of…
    Cancer
    Monday December 4th, 2017

    Study shows connection between common hypertension drug and skin cancer

    December 4, 2017 Recently published research from The University of Southern Denmark and the Danish Cancer Society shows a connection…
    Industry News
    Thursday December 7th, 2017

    Off-road motorbike ambulances unveiled in Abu Dhabi

      Maj-Gen Mohammad Khalfan Al Rumaithi (second from left) and other officers pose with the motorbike ambulances. Abu Dhabi: Abu…
    Industry News
    Thursday December 7th, 2017

    Al Borg Laboratories launches a special STD testing program

    Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) may not pose a serious phenomenon in our community as it is in Western countries thanks…
    Industry News
    Tuesday December 5th, 2017

    Julphar Introduces the Latest Technology in Continuous Glucose Monitoring “Dexcom G5 Mobile” to UAE

    As part of its commitment to transforming diabetes care and management by delivering best-in-class solutions, Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries (Julphar) will…
    Uncategorized
    Wednesday December 6th, 2017

    Adaptive Self Injection Systems

    NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The past decade has seen a dramatic shift in terms of the types…
    Uncategorized
    Wednesday December 6th, 2017

    Tronox To Vigorously Fight FTC Lawsuit

    STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Tronox Limited (NYSE: TROX) today said it would vigorously fight a lawsuit filed…
    Cancer
    Thursday August 31st, 2017

    CRISPR Used to Identify Cancer Immunotherapy Targets

    One of CRISPR’s most promising therapeutic uses is in the creation of cancer immunotherapies.  Scientists at the National Institute of…
    Infectious Diseases
    Thursday September 7th, 2017

    Slowing dangerous bacteria may be more effective than killing them

    Researchers at the University of Illinois have discovered a mechanism that allows bacteria of the same species to communicate when…
    Infectious Diseases
    Thursday September 7th, 2017

    Cholesterol-lowering drugs may fight infectious disease

    That statin you’ve been taking to lower your risk of heart attack or stroke may one day pull double duty,…
    Infectious Diseases
    Thursday September 7th, 2017

    Cholera Vaccines Effective for Adults, Much Less So for Children

    A new review of the research literature led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health shows…
    Infectious Diseases
    Thursday September 7th, 2017

    Dengue Infection Impairs Immune Defense Against Zika

    Previous exposure to dengue virus could dampen a patient’s immune response to Zika, and potentially even aid infection, according to…
    Endocrine
    Thursday September 7th, 2017

    HbA1c Levels Consistently Higher in Blacks Than Whites; More Than Predicted by Mean Glucose Levels

    A prospective observational study of individuals with type 1 diabetes found that HbA1c levels were about 0.8% higher in blacks…
    Cancer
    Monday October 23rd, 2017

    Genetic Risk Factors for Breast Cancer Identified

    Researchers identify 72 novel genetic variants associated with breast cancer risk. Source: New feed
    Cancer
    Friday November 24th, 2017

    Low Testosterone Men Less Likely to Have Prostate Cancer

    Prostate cancer affects more than 170,000 men each year in the USA, of who almost 30,000 die from the disease….
    Lab Medicine
    Wednesday November 29th, 2017

    Newly Developed Automated Immunoassay Analyzed

    Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) may be a suitable biomarker to identify people with severe asthma who have greater activation of the…
    Cancer
    Thursday November 30th, 2017

    Researchers Make Knockout Stem Cell Lines in One Step

    Plasmids encoding reprogramming factors and plasmids encoding gene-editing machinery are transfected together into fibroblast cells. Approximately three weeks later, induced…
    Bone & Joint
    Thursday November 30th, 2017

    Do Vitamin D Supplements Affect Bone Mineral Density in Pregnancy?

    In a recent study, researchers safely investigated whether vitamin D supplementation has an effect on pregnancy bone mineral density. The…
    Infectious Diseases
    Monday December 4th, 2017

    Discovery of key molecules involved in severe malaria

    Malaria*1 is one of three major infectious diseases*2affecting approximately 300 million people every year, accounting for about 500,000 deaths, but effective…
    Infectious Diseases
    Monday December 4th, 2017

    Antiviral Immunotherapy Comes of Age

    Immunotherapy, which involves adapting immune cells to destroy specific cellular targets, has made a name for itself treating cancer. But…
    Industry News
    Tuesday December 5th, 2017

    The Fred Hollows Foundation Aims to Reduce Blindness in Region With New Dubai Hub

    The Fred Hollows Foundation, an international development organisation that works to eliminate avoidable blindness in more than 25 countries around…
    Cancer
    Monday December 4th, 2017

    Study reveals gene linked to metastatic melanoma

    December 4, 2017 A study by Craig J. Ceol, PhD, assistant professor of molecular medicine at the University of Massachusetts…
    Infectious Diseases
    Monday December 4th, 2017

    Research could contribute to development of therapeutic drug and vaccine against malaria

    December 4, 2017 Malaria is one of three major infectious diseases affecting approximately 300 million people every year, accounting for…
    Neuro Psychiatry
    Saturday December 2nd, 2017

    Lasers could lead to better understanding of neurodegenerative conditions

    Dec. 1, 2017 • By Jim Scott Boulder researchers are embarking on a new project to study the progression of neurodegenerative diseases such…
    Non Communicable
    Sunday December 3rd, 2017

    Can Low-Dose Aspirin During Pregnancy Prevent Preeclampsia?

    Preterm preeclampsia is a major cause of maternal and neonatal complications and death. Researchers investigated the benefit of low-dose aspirin…
    Lab Medicine
    Tuesday November 28th, 2017

    Laboratory-Developed Tests Market Driven by Cancer Treatment

    Image: The global market for laboratory-developed tests is estimated to grow by nearly 10% annually (Photo courtesy of iStock). The…
    Neuro Psychiatry
    Friday December 1st, 2017

    Study finds reading information aloud to yourself improves memory

    You are more likely to remember something if you read it out loud, a study from the University of Waterloo…
    Cancer
    Friday December 1st, 2017

    Researchers ID bacteria tied to esophageal cancer

    Researchers at NYU Langone Health’s Perlmutter Cancer Center report that at least three kinds of bacteria in the mouths of…
    Cancer
    Saturday December 2nd, 2017

    Quick, cheap genetic test could help prostate cancer treatment

      Prostate cancer cells. Credit: Mateus Crespo/Prof Johann de Bono, the ICR) Identifying which men with advanced prostate cancer will benefit…
    Bone & Joint
    Thursday November 30th, 2017

    How Does Chronic Kidney Disease Affect Bone Health?

    Researchers examined previous studies on chronic kidney disease and contributing factors, exploring how they might affect bone loss and heart…
    Lab Medicine
    Saturday December 2nd, 2017

    Location, location, location: Immunization delivery site matters

    In vaccination, a certain subpopulation of dendritic cells is vital to triggering the body’s adaptive immune system, report researchers at…
    Sexual Health
    Saturday December 2nd, 2017

    Sperm RNA may serve as biomarkers of future health, WSU researchers find

    Human sperm may hold the potential to serve as biomarkers of the future health of newborn infants, according to a…
    Lab Medicine
    Thursday November 30th, 2017

    Immune System Targets Diverse Viruses Using the Same Small Peptide

    KNOW YOUR ENEMY: Natural killer cells, like the one attacking this larger cancer cell, can be activated by cell-surface receptors…
    Non Communicable
    Friday December 1st, 2017

    Ultrasound imaging needle to transform heart surgery

    IMAGE: Two-dimensional all-optical ultrasound imaging (B-Mode) acquired during the manual translation of the needle tip across a distance of 4 cm.…
    Lab Medicine
    Friday December 1st, 2017

    AMSBIO offers new cryopreservation medium for banking of hematopoietic stem cells

    December 1, 2017 HSC-BANKER® from AMSBIO is a new optimized GMP grade cryopreservation medium for the banking of hematopoietic stem…
    Cancer
    Friday December 1st, 2017

    Scientists identifies new genetic changes that increase risk of developing Hodgkin lymphoma

    December 1, 2017 People who inherit genetic changes which alter the function of their immune system are at increased risk…
    Cancer
    Friday December 1st, 2017

    Researchers refine method to improve early detection of ovarian cancer

    December 1, 2017 Researchers at Rice University and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have refined and, for…
    Endocrine
    Thursday November 30th, 2017

    Researchers Identify Obesity-Diabetes Link

    SIGNALLING INSTRUCTIONS: Obesity promotes insulin resistance via exosomal microRNAs, according to researchers at the University of California, San Diego. Macrophages…
    Neuro Psychiatry
    Wednesday November 29th, 2017

    New Migraine Drugs Show Promise

      WEDNESDAY, Nov. 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Two new migraine drugs have shown promise in late-stage clinical trials. The…
    Industry News
    Tuesday November 28th, 2017

    AI Chip to Help Capture and Analyze Molecular Data in RT

    Image: The system-on-chip is designed to yield highly-secure molecular data, which can be used in the recognition and analysis of…
    Industry News
    Tuesday November 28th, 2017

    Global Lab Automation Market to Reach USD 5.20 Billion by 2022

    Image: The global lab automation market is expected to grow to USD 5.20 billion by 2022 (Photo courtesy of iStock).…
    Industry News
    Thursday August 31st, 2017

    Agilent Gets CE Mark for Expanded Use of Head and Neck Cancer Assay

    Agilent Technologies has received the CE mark for expanded use of its Dako PD-L1 IHC 28-8 pharmaDx test for squamous…
    Industry News
    Thursday August 31st, 2017

    MilliporeSigma Granted European CRISPR Patent

    The European Patent Office (EPO) has told MilliporeSigma it intends to grant approval of its patent application covering the company’s CRISPR technology…
    Industry News
    Saturday August 19th, 2017

    Global Laboratory Automation Workcells Market 2017-2021 – New Report Considers New Installations, Retrofits, Replacements, and Aftermarket Services

    The “Global Laboratory Automation Workcells Market 2017-2021” report has been added to  Research and Markets‘ offering. The global laboratory automation workcells market to…
    Industry News
    Thursday August 31st, 2017

    Siemens Healthineers Unites With Fast-track Diagnostics to Expand Molecular Testing

    Siemens Healthineers has entered into a strategic relationship with Fast-track Diagnostics (FTD) to expand the range of assays available on…
    Industry News
    Thursday August 31st, 2017

    Roche Receives FDA Approval for Lung Cancer Companion Diagnostic

    The Food and Drug Administration  has approved Roche’s Ventana ALK (D5F3) CDx assay, a companion diagnostic that determines whether patients…
    Industry News
    Thursday August 31st, 2017

    Qiagen Gains FDA Approval for Tuberculosis Assay

    The Food and Drug Admin-istration has approved Qiagen’s Quantiferon-TB Gold Plus (QFT-Plus), the fourth generation in the company’s line of…
    Uncategorized
    Thursday September 7th, 2017

    Fetal Immune System Operational by Second Trimester

    Until now, much of human fetal immune development has been a black box. But a new study, published today (June…
    Uncategorized
    Thursday September 7th, 2017

    Immunoassay Biomarkers Evaluated for Preeclampsia Diagnosis

    Preeclampsia is one of the leading hypertensive disorders in pregnant women worldwide and it is estimated to cause more than…
    Uncategorized
    Thursday September 7th, 2017

    Zika suppresses immune system during pregnancy to harm baby, report researchers

    Scientists from the University of Southern California (USC) have discovered that the Zika virus works by suppressing a pregnant woman’s…
    Uncategorized
    Thursday September 7th, 2017

    Researchers hope to harness immune cells for better treatment of allergies, infections

    By learning how a recently discovered immune cell works in the body, researchers hope to one day harness the cells…
    Uncategorized
    Thursday September 7th, 2017

    Sugars in mother’s milk exhibit antibacterial properties

    Mother’s milk, which consists of a complex and continually changing blend of proteins, fats and sugars, helps protect babies against…
    Uncategorized
    Thursday September 7th, 2017

    Smartphone-Based Analyzer Designed for Sample Testing

    A handheld spectrophotometer that uses a smartphone camera to measure changes in absorption of natural light or emission of fluorescent…
    Uncategorized
    Thursday September 7th, 2017

    New biomarkers for early Lyme Disease identified

    A team of researchers led by Colorado State University has developed a test to facilitate early diagnosis of Lyme Disease,…
    Uncategorized
    Thursday September 7th, 2017

    Training Non-Laboratorians to Perform POCT

    Is it difficult for laboratorians to train non-laboratorians in point-of-care testing (POCT)? One of the main difficulties that point-of-care coordinators…
    Uncategorized
    Thursday August 31st, 2017

    New bioprinting method developed

    Scientists from the University of Oxford have created a new method to 3D print laboratory-grown cells to form living structures.…

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