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Diagnostics

Latest articles in Diagnostics

Unscrupulous Corporations Are Stealing Your DNA

They collect your DNA with every swab, and it’s sent to a laboratory for analysis. Then where does that sample go, and who has access to the data extracted? Not you.

When a Male Obgyn Gets a Mammogram

Men get breast cancer too. Mammograms are important tools to evaluate a breast mass for women and men. Mammograms allow the early detection of cancer and save lives.

Is Your Covid Test Being Used to Covertly Harvest Your DNA?

Business and government want your genetic data. They will ensure they get hold of it, one way or another, either in collusion with each other or independently.

Coronavirus: FDA Authorizes First Point-of-Care Antibody Test

The Assure COVID-19 IgG/IgM Rapid Test Device is currently the only FDA authorized COVID-19 POC serology test and is available by prescription only.

FDA grants yet another EUA for RNA Extraction-Free Covid-19 Assay

A SARS-CoV-2 diagnostic test which eliminates the costly and time-consuming step of RNA extraction. As opposed to most other molecular assays that rely on RNA extraction and qRT-PCR

BRCA1 and 2: The Breast Cancer Genes

Recent breast cancer statistics suggest that 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Approximately 60 percent of women who have inherited these harmful gene mutations will develop breast cancer.

Easy-to-use Covid-19 Antigen Test Gets FDA Emergency Use Authorization

Abbott's BinaxNOW™ COVID-19 Ag Card is a rapid, reliable, highly portable, and affordable tool for detecting active coronavirus infections at massive scale

How Do We Define Success In Healthcare?

Patient satisfaction has a substantial impact on both current and future performance. How a patient perceives their care can dictate the success of interventions,

AURA™ adds Protein/Non Protein Identification to Horizon®

Aura revolutionizes biologic stability analysis, enabling simple protein and non-protein aggregate identification in formulation development and analytical testing

COVID-19 Testing with 72 Hour or Less Turnaround Time

TCA/GENETWORx is building capability to perform 870,000 tests per day or 26 million per month. In order to meet demand, the company launched a massive recruiting campaign called Re Employ America

Alzheimer’s Long Road

Alzheimer’s is only one dementia, and there are many others, currently about ten types. The problem is in identifying the individual’s precise dementia and treating it appropriately.

Getting Tested for HIV. What Women Need to Know.

Getting tested is the only way to find out if you have HIV. Early testing is important. If you have HIV, starting treatment early with today’s antiviral drugs may help you live decades longer and lower the risk of passing HIV to your partners.

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Direct to Consumer, Genetic Testing

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing provides people access to certain of their genetic information without necessarily involving a healthcare provider

Serological Testing

Serological tests are diagnostic methods that are used to identify antibodies and antigens in a patient's samples. Serological tests may be performed...

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Testing

The polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a fast and inexpensive technique used to "amplify" - copy - small segments of DNA to enable testing.