Monday, March 8, 2021

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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.

Skin Patch and Skin Prick Allergy Testing

This is used to evaluate for an underlying trigger/agent in individuals who develop contact dermatitis. Examples of contact dermatitis is the development of a rash after wearing certain metal jewelry

RAST, Radioallergosorbent antibody test

RAST s a blood test using radioimmunoassay test to detect specific IgE antibodies, to determine the substances a patient is allergic to

Pudendal and Paracervical Blocks

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

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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.

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.

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.

Nucleic Acid Amplification Testing (NAAT)

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

Pudendal and Paracervical Blocks

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

Learn About Antibodies and Antigens

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

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.

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

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is a procedure that combines upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy and x-rays to treat problems of the bile and pancreatic ducts.

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RAST, Radioallergosorbent antibody test

RAST s a blood test using radioimmunoassay test to detect specific IgE antibodies, to determine the substances a patient is allergic to

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)

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.

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.