Monday, January 25, 2021

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Hyper-Transmissible SARS-CoV-2 Variant Detected in U.S. Wastewater

The SARS-CoV-2 B1.1.7 (UK Variant) test is available immediately both as a fee-for-service and as a complete, ready-to-use PCR kit for testing labs.

New CRISPR-Based Test for COVID-19 Uses a Smartphone Camera

Imagine swabbing your nostrils, putting the swab in a device, and getting a read-out on your phone in 15 to 30 minutes that tells you if you are infected with the COVID-19 virus

NICO.LAB Ready to Revolutionize U.S. Stroke Care After FDA Clearance

An artificial intelligence algorithm for fast triaging of stroke patients. StrokeViewer LVO detects image characteristics associated with a Large Vessel Occlusion (LVO)

Mindray’s New POC Ultrasound System Redefines What’s Possible

The ME8 System's main unit is one of the lightest and thinnest laptop-based ultrasound machines in the industry.

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.

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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.

Upper Gastrointestinal (GI) Endoscopy

Upper GI endoscopy is a procedure in which a doctor uses an endoscope—a flexible tube with a camera—to see the lining of your upper GI tract.

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.

Blood, Types and ABO Testing

Blood groups explained, and how your blood works to provide life to your entire body. Understand donor compatibility and classification.

Nucleic Acid Amplification Testing (NAAT)

A nucleic acid test (NAT) is a technique used to detect genetic material (DNA or RNA) in analysed samples

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.

Learn About Antibodies and Antigens

Antibodies, or immunoglobulins, are proteins made by the body that help fight against foreign substances called antigens.

Pudendal and Paracervical Blocks

Pudendal and paracervical blocks are single-injection nerve blocks that are commonly used during obstetric and gynecologic procedures.

Understanding Your Blood Pressure

More attention is given to systolic blood pressure (the first number) as a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease for people over 50.

New CRISPR-Based Test for COVID-19 Uses a Smartphone Camera

Imagine swabbing your nostrils, putting the swab in a device, and getting a read-out on your phone in 15 to 30 minutes that tells you if you are infected with the COVID-19 virus

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Hyper-Transmissible SARS-CoV-2 Variant Detected in U.S. Wastewater

The SARS-CoV-2 B1.1.7 (UK Variant) test is available immediately both as a fee-for-service and as a complete, ready-to-use PCR kit for testing labs.

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.

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

Therapeutic Cervical or Thoracic Nerve Root Block

Compression or inflammation of nerves in the neck (cervical spine) or mid-back (thoracic spine) cancan be eased with Cervical or Thoracic Nerve Root Blocks