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UCL INSTITUTE OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

In-Vitro Diagnostics

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EKF highlighting heat and humidity compatible POC hemoglobin analyzer at Arab Health 2015

EKF Diagnostics, the global diagnostics company, announces that it will be highlighting the robustness of its new DiaSpect Tm point of care (POC) hemoglobin analyzer at Arab Health 2015, 26-29th January, Dubai, UAE. Also on Stand Z1G30, EKF will be… Read more →

Using breath tests to diagnose liver diseases: an interview with Larry Cohen

How long has it been known that measuring certain parameters in a patient’s breath may be useful from a diagnostics perspective?

It was back in the 1960s that scientists first started to understand that breath could be used to find… Read more →

Early detection of heart attacks aided by gold nanoparticles

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering professors have been collaborating with researchers from Peking University on a new test strip that is demonstrating great potential for the early detection of certain heart attacks.

Kurt H. Becker, a professor in the Department… Read more →

Sepsis diagnostic quickly IDs most lethal form of sepsis

T2 Biosystems, a company developing innovative diagnostic products to improve patient health, today announced that results from its pivotal trial evaluating its lead products, the T2Candida Panel and the T2Dx Instrument were published online in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases… Read more →

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A speedy test for bladder cancer

Cystoscopy—a clinical procedure that uses a narrow, tubular optical instrument called a cystoscope to view inside the bladder—is currently the gold standard for detecting cancer in this organ. However, the technique is not favored by most patients because it is… Read more →

Gold nanoparticles show promise for early detection of heart attacks

New York Univ. (NYU) Polytechnic School of Engineering professors have been collaborating with researchers from Peking Univ. on a new test strip that is demonstrating great potential for the early detection of certain heart attacks. Kurt H. Becker, a professor… Read more →

Two medical organizations recommend use of HPV test for cervical cancer screening

Two leading medical organizations say that using a Human papillomavirus (HPV) test alone for cervical cancer screening is an effective alternative to the current recommendation for screening with either cytology (the Pap test) alone or co-testing with cytology and HPV… Read more →

Blood test tells how long concussion symptoms will last

The Sunday after Thanksgiving last year proved tragic for family and friends of 22-year-old Kosta Karageorge. The defensive tackle for the Ohio State Buckeyes was found dead that day after apparently shooting himself in the head. Looking for a cause… Read more →

Weavers turn silk into diabetes test strips

It’s a new way to do silk screening, that’s for sure.

Bangalore-based Achira Labs has figured out a way to hand weave diabetes test strips from silk. That sounds pretty luxurious compared to the standard materials of plastic or… Read more →

Blood test ‘to help smokers quit’

A blood test could help people choose a stop-smoking strategy that would give them the best chance of quitting, research in a Lancet journal suggests.

Studies show as many as 60% of people who try to give up… Read more →

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