Laboratory medicine

Scientists discover potential drug for Parkinson’s disease

In a recent study, a team of scientists from the University of Bath refined a molecule that has the potential to develop into a drug to treat Parkinson’s disease. The research has been published in the ‘Journal of Molecular Biology’. Professor Jody Mason, who led research at Bath’s Department of …

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Salamanders from Bar Harbor lab may one day help people regrow missing limbs

With the help of hot dog-sized alien-like pink salamanders, scientists at a Bar Harbor lab hope to uncover secrets about how humans can regrow their limbs and bodily organs. Used for research at the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, the axolotl, pronounced “aksuh-lottle”, has a strange ability to push back …

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10x Genomics, Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) and Sartorius receive top honors at Life Science Industry Awards

Since 2002, the Life Science Industry Awards have recognized manufacturers of “tools of science” that help advance biological research and drug discovery. Traditionally, the Life Science Industry Awards have been a biannual event where thousands of life scientists nominate and vote for the top performing supplier in 10 distinct categories …

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In Long COVID, CPET finds anomalies other tests don’t

Editor’s Note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and advice in the Medscape Coronavirus Resource Center. People who continue to experience shortness of breath after acute COVID-19 despite chest imaging and normal lung function tests appear to have respiratory and circulatory abnormalities detectable with cardiopulmonary stress tests (CPET), according to a …

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RGCB Scientists Conduct Groundbreaking Genetic Study in Kidney Transplant Patients

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec. 5 (UNI) In a groundbreaking genetic study that could dramatically reduce the risk of organ rejection and other medical complications, scientists at the Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology (RGCB) have formulated here a method to predict the dose optimal immunosuppressive drug administered to kidney transplant patients. The dose …

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How researchers are testing the omicron variant

Washington has been one of the best states in the country to detect variants by genomic sequencing since the start of the pandemic. SEATTLE – As scientists around the world rush to detect cases of the novel omicron variant of the coronavirus, researchers at a UW medical lab are leading …

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Study reveals new way to detect early risk of cardiovascular disease

The risk of developing cardiovascular disease is strongly associated with “bad” LDL cholesterol. A large study by scientists at the Karolinska Institutet now shows that two proteins that transport cholesterol particles in the blood provide early and reliable information about the risks. The researchers are now advocating the introduction of …

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Researchers Identify Behavioral Adaptations That May Help Antarctic Fish Adapt to Warming Southern Ocean | VTx

“Remarkably, our team found that Antarctic fish compensate for increasing metabolic demands by improving respiration through species-specific locomotor and respiratory responses, demonstrating resilience to environmental change and possibly global warming,” said said Friedlander, who is also director of the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute. director. “Ambient warming presents a multi-faceted challenge …

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New variant of Covid in South Africa affecting under 25s, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Representative image The new variant of Covid-19, B.1.1.529, detected in South Africa mainly affects people under the age of 25, among whom the vaccination rate against the virus is only 26%, according to officials of health. Professor Anne von Gottberg of the National Institute of Communicable Diseases said the variant …

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Katy ISD Miller Career and Technology Center Renovations Brings Two New Programs and Major Facility Improvements

Proposed view in veterinary medicine: The design includes a new veterinary laboratory with a folding partition to separate the space into two laboratories if necessary. (rendered courtesy of Katy ISD) The Miller Career and Technology Center renovations are on track, according to a Nov. 15 presentation on the facility design …

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A look at the four people giving their names to campus buildings

Prospective undergraduates at Hopkins will know Undergraduate Teaching Labs (UTL) and Charles Commons by other names. In an effort to recognize and uplift those historically marginalized and under-represented in the institution’s history, Hopkins will rename these campus buildings and the Hopkins Outpatient Center in their honor. This effort was made …

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Does that Covid swab have to go that far down your nose?

A Canadian said it looked like a painful blow to his brain. An American woman heard crackles in her head. A French woman suffered from a severe nosebleed. Others had headaches, cried, or were in shock. They have all been tested for Covid-19 with deep nasal swabs. While many people …

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Johns Hopkins scientists create stunning 3D map of blood vessels and stem cells in mouse skulls

November 18, 2021 Scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine used glowing chemicals and other techniques to create a 3D map of the blood vessels and self-renewing “stem” cells that line and penetrate a mouse’s skull. The map provides precise locations of blood vessels and stem cells that scientists could eventually use …

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Van Dijk Receives $ 1.25 Million Grant To Demystify Complexity Of Viral Infection With Algorithms

David van Dijk, PhD, assistant professor of medicine and computer science, received $ 1.25 million over five years MIRA R35 scholarship of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) for a new project, “An integrative, data-driven and computational approach to discovering the dynamic mechanisms of early viral infection”. The …

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Pregnancy stretch marks cause psychological and emotional strain

November 15, 2021 3 minutes to read Source / Disclosures Disclosures: Johnson does not report any relevant financial disclosure. Wang reports that he was the principal investigator of an industry-sponsored study on early molecular changes in stretch marks, which is separate from the current article on emotional impact. Please see …

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Cyclo Therapeutics Appoints Cynthia A. Lemere, PhD, Preeminent Neuroscientist and World Renowned Researcher, as Senior Advisor for Advancement of Alzheimer’s Disease Asset

GAINESVILLE, Florida – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Cyclo Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYTH) (“Cyclo Therapeutics” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage biotechnology company dedicated to the development of life-changing drugs through science and innovation for patients and families living with diseases, today announced the appointment of Cynthia A. Lemere, PhD as Senior Advisor for …

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Vibra Health Laboratories Launches New Coagulation Tests, 25 Additional Chemistry Tests, and Updated Chemistry Panels

TROY, Mich., October 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Vibra Health Laboratories (VHL), a leader in clinical laboratory medicine, is delighted to expand its clinical laboratory services to include chemistry and hematology as well as an expansion of robust molecular disease testing infectious diseases and one of the most comprehensive …

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Global laboratory analysis instruments and

New York, October 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Reportlinker.com announces the publication of the report “Global Laboratory Analytical Instruments and Consumables Market 2021-2025” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p05312300/?utm_source = GNW 01 billion during 2021-2025, growing at a CAGR of 8.08% during the forecast period. Our Laboratory Analysis Instruments and Consumables Market report provides …

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What is possible with the blood test?

October 25, 2021 – Once valued at over $ 9 billion, it looked like Theranos would change the world of routine blood testing. Their claim was revolutionary: using blood from a finger prick, they could perform over 200 different tests. By going to a local pharmacy, someone could get tested …

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DOST inaugurates virology, a vaccine laboratory

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) on Thursday inaugurated its first Philippine Institute of Virology and Vaccination (VIP) level 2+ biosafety laboratory at its Bicutan headquarters in preparation for the large VIP facility in which it is waiting to be built. New town of Clark in the province of …

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A peer-reviewed article confirms that Qualigen’s FastPack® is

CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Qualigen Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: QLGN), a biotechnology company focused on developing treatments for adult and pediatric cancers with orphan drug designation potential, announces today the publication of a study in the open source peer-reviewed journal, Diagnostic, validating the FastPack of the Company’s …

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GC Labs Introduces Korea’s First Total Microbiology Laboratory Automation System

Photo 1: WASPLab® as part of the TLA Total Laboratory Automation System in GC Laboratories in South Korea GC Labs Introduces Korea’s First Total Microbiology Laboratory Automation System, Improving Efficiency and Accuracy of Microbiology Testing GIHENG-GU, GYEONGGI-DO, SOUTH KOREA, October 14, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – GC Laboratories (CEO Eun-hee Lee), Korea’s …

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Global Clinical Trial Kits Market (2021-2028)

Dublin, October 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The Clinical Trial Kits Market Size, Share and Trend Analysis Report by Department (Kit Solutions, Logistics), by Phase (Phase I, Phase II, Phase III, Phase IV), by Region and segment forecast, 2021-2028 “ report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global clinical trial …

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Top tech news from AACC 2021

New 14 Great Research and Technology Stories Featured At AACC Annual Scientific Meeting and Clinical Laboratory Expo 2021 We’ve rounded up the latest clinical news and technological advancements that have made waves at this year’s conference The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting and Clinical Laboratory …

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Tiny bubbles promise to reduce inflammation

Scientists are hoping that tiny bags of material excreted by cells – known as extracellular vesicles – can be used to deliver drugs inside the body. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet are now showing that these nanobubbles can carry protein drugs that reduce inflammation caused by different diseases. The technique, which …

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Tiny bubbles may be a future treatment for inflammation

Extracellular vesicles (EVs) are important in intercellular communication as vectors of biological signals. These are nanoscale membrane-covered packages excreted by cells that can deliver fatty acids, proteins, and genetic material to different tissues. The tiny bubbles are found naturally in body fluids, are able to cross biological barriers, such as …

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Osteoporosis drug may be a promising treatment

Clinical trials are underway after scientists using the advanced photon source discovered that lasofoxifene may be a safer and more effective treatment for breast cancer than the current gold standard. In 2020, 2.3 million women worldwide were diagnosed with breast cancer, according to the World Health Organization, and the disease …

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Biorprinting of human tissues for drug testing

Bio-printers that allow scientists to design complex tissues and organs. It sounds like science fiction, but not to scientists at the Alireza Mashaghi lab at the Leiden Academic Center for Drug Research. The laboratory was recently equipped with two state-of-the-art bio-printers: BioX and LumenX +. 3D and 4D bio-printed fabrics …

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Jackson Laboratory announces change of management

The Jackson Laboratory, a Bar Harbor-based nonprofit biomedical research institution, has appointed a new president and CEO and said its current head is resigning from his post – but not leaving the organization. Lon Cardon, new president and CEO of the Jackson Laboratory Photo courtesy of the Jackson Laboratory Jackson …

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Day Zero Diagnostics Wins Disruptive Technology Award at AACC Annual Scientific Meeting 2021

BOSTON (PRWEB) September 30, 2021 Day Zero Diagnostics, Inc., an infectious disease diagnostics company harnessing the power of whole genome sequencing and machine learning to fight the rise in antibiotic-resistant infections, won the 2021 Disruptive Technology Award from the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) and People’s Choice Award. The …

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College of American Pathologists Hosts 2021 Annual Meeting: September 25-28

NORTHFIELD, Illinois – (COMMERCIAL THREAD)–The College of American Pathologists (CAP) will host its annual CAP21 meeting with timely and informative educational sessions from Saturday September 25 to Tuesday September 28 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. “Pathologists have demonstrated resilience as 2021 continues to be an extraordinary and remarkable year in …

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The Multidisciplinary Consortium for Women’s Health launches a series of seminars on “hot topics”

The Multidisciplinary Consortium for Women’s Health (WHMC), a new initiative focused on building a unified multidisciplinary community with a vested interest in advancing women’s health and training the next generation, will launch a series of seminars on “Hot topics” this fall. The Multidisciplinary Consortium for Women’s Health (WHMC) The Multidisciplinary …

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If there are no side effects, does it work?

Share on PinterestElvin Toro, 26, a former army medic, arranges his syringes before giving the next dose to a resident of Central Falls High School in Central Falls, RI on February 13, 2021. JOSEPH PREZIOSO / Getty Images While many assume that the side effects of a COVID-19 vaccine mean …

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Fecal microbiota transplantation effective for recurrent infections C Difficult

New research indicates that fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) is a viable treatment option for recurrent Clostridioides difficile infections (CDI), but less so for primary CDI. A team, led by Tanveer Singh, MD, MBBS, Departments of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, evaluated the effectiveness of fecal microbiota transplantation versus medical treatment. Therapy Various …

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Dr. Cheah on the efficacy of TG-1701 alone and in combination with U2 in CLL

Chan Cheah, MBBS, discusses the results of a study evaluating the efficacy and safety of TG-1701 alone and in combination with ublituximab and umbralisib in chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Chan Cheah, MBBS, Clinical Professor, University of Western Australia (WA), Consultant Hematologist, Lymphoma Manager, Fellowship Program Director, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Pathwest …

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Animal Services recognized for its partnership with UF

PHOTO COURTESY VOLUSIA COUNTY PROUD WINNER TEAM – Staff at Volusia County Animal Services pose with an award plaque presented earlier this year by the Florida Animal Control Association. The expertise and competence of local animal cruelty investigations has been significantly enhanced through an innovative partnership between Volusia County Animal …

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The Biggest Problems Facing Lab Managers Today

The past two years have caused staffing issues in many areas of healthcare, but medical labs were already struggling to hire enough people before the COVID-19 pandemic began. Six leaders in the medical laboratory field spoke to Becker’s Hospital Review about staffing and other challenges they face today. Editor’s Note: …

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Chinese herbal medicine (“3 drugs and 3 formulations”) for COVID ‐ 19: rapid systematic review and meta ‐ analysis – Wang – – Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice

Improvement of symptoms Primary studies measured resolution of symptoms differently. Resolution of fever, for example, was measured in three ways: the time it took to resolve the fever, whether the fever went away or not at the end of treatment, and the symptom score changed. Scoring a symptom is common …

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[2021] Clinical Mass Spectrometry Market to Experience Better Growth with US $ 697.2 Million, Growing at a CAGR of 5.5% by 2027

The global clinical mass spectrometry market has witnessed continuous growth over the past few years and is expected to further grow during the forecast period (2021-2027). The research presents a comprehensive assessment of the market and contains future trends, current growth factors, attentive opinions, facts, historical data, and market data …

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Australian vaccine death claims are a data fool

The statement Several social media posts claim more than 400 deaths have been caused by COVID-19 vaccines in Australia, citing data from the country’s drug regulator as purported evidence. A video shared on Facebook by an Australian user shows a man using the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) Adverse Event Notification …

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FSU College of Medicine Recognized for Pipeline Program

FSU College of Medicine Recognized for Undergraduate Pipeline Program A program at Florida State University College of Medicine is the recipient of the 2021 Inspiring Programs in STEM award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The program – Undergraduate Science Students Together to Achieve Educational Diversity and Excellence (USSTRIDE) – is …

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Anti-sperm antibodies tested as contraceptives in sheep

Antibodies that bind to semen could be an effective non-hormonal method of birth control, at least according to early studies in sheep, the researchers report. When researchers introduced modified human anti-sperm antibodies into sheep’s vaginas, they found a 99.9% drop in moving sperm, according to a report in Science Translational …

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Laboratory Cutting Mill Market Shows Huge Growth

This Laboratory Grinders Market report provides a comprehensive overview of the market, enabling major players to stay informed and maintain their competitive edge. It focuses on current trends by forecasting future trends, market size and market characteristics. Such careful market analysis creates a comprehensive picture of market policies and helps …

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