Blood Testing

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for blood testing including platelet function monitors.

INRatio, Alere, Abbott, I and R testing, INR testing
Feature | Point of Care Testing | December 07, 2016

December 7, 2016 — Abbott has filed a complaint to terminate its proposed acquisition of Alere based on the...

Siemens, FDA clearance, Xprecia Stride Coagulation Analyzer, point-of-care testing
Technology | Point of Care Testing | November 10, 2016

November 10, 2016 — Siemens Healthineers announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for a...

Prevencio, clinical and multi-protein test panel, obstructive coronary artery disease, data presentation, European Society of Cardiology, ESC Congress
News | Blood Testing | September 08, 2016

September 8, 2016 — Prevencio Inc. announced that data on its new clinical and multi-protein panel to...

MRI brain scan of a 26-day-old neonate with Zika virus. It shows septation in the ventricle at the arrow. See more Zika radiology images at http://pubs.rsna.org/doi/full/10.1148/radiol.2016161584.

 

News | Cardiovascular Surgery | August 26, 2016

August 26, 2016 — As a further safety measure against the emerging Zika virus outbreak, the U.S. Food and Drug...

Mayo Clinic, blood test, heart attack risk, plasma ceramides
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | August 24, 2016

August 24, 2016 — Mayo Clinic has launched a new type of...

TAILOR-PCI study, antiplatelet medication, genotype, NHLBI grant
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | August 18, 2016

August 18, 2016 — Researchers at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, Toronto, and at Mayo Clinic are leading the Tailored...

Alere, INRatio PT/INR Monitor, voluntary recall, FDA
News | Blood Testing | July 12, 2016

July 12, 2016 — Following a collaborative process with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Alere Inc. will...

News | Blood Testing | March 22, 2016

March 22, 2016 — Critical Diagnostics announced that it entered into a license agreement for the exclusive worldwide...

Abbott, Alere, acquisition, point of care diagnostics
News | Point of Care Testing | February 03, 2016

February 3, 2016 — Abbott and Alere Inc. announced a definitive agreement for Abbott to...

Profusa, integrated biosensors, long-term continuous monitoring
News | Patient Monitors | January 15, 2016

January 15, 2016 — Biointegrated sensors for long-term, continuous tracking of body chemistry may make health and...

Frost & Sullivan, biomarkers, cardiac disease diagnosis, analysis
News | Blood Testing | January 12, 2016

January 12, 2016 — Even though brain natriuretic peptide (BNP)/pro-BNP and troponin...

Feature | Genetic Testing | December 22, 2015 | Kevin P. Greene, M.D.

Statins are lifesaving medications — they have been shown to greatly reduce heart attack and other related events by...

News | Point of Care Testing | December 22, 2015

December 22, 2015 — Trinity Biotech plc announced submission of its Meritas Point of Care Analyzer and Meritas...

Technology | Cardiac Diagnostics | November 20, 2015

November 20, 2015 — Boston Heart Diagnostics announced the launch of StatinSmart, an at-home saliva laboratory...

News | Blood Testing | November 18, 2015

November 18, 2015 — Konica Minolta Inc. announced that it has developed the SPFS Immunoassay System, capable of...

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