Blood Testing

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

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Technology | March 25, 2011
March 25, 2011 – A new galectin-3 test, recently cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help assess...
News | March 10, 2011
March 10, 2011 – New guidelines have been published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery that include point-of-care...
News | February 25, 2011
February 25, 2011 – A diagnostic test used to help treat patients with high cholesterol received CE mark approval in...
News | February 07, 2011
February 7, 2011 – Final testing for a point-of-care blood analyzer will begin at four hospitals in North America. The...
News | February 03, 2011
February 3, 2011 – Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco, has...
News | November 17, 2010
November 17, 2010 - Results from the GRAVITAS Trial found that doubling the maintenance dose of clopidogrel (Plavix)...
News | October 28, 2010
October 28, 2010 - The first patent related to specific human blood protein variant biomarkers related to...
News | July 23, 2010
July 23, 2010 – For patients suffering from a heart attack, every minute counts, yet the average time from start of...
News | July 23, 2010
July 23, 2010 - At the same time that medical science has nearly eliminated AIDS deaths in patients treated for human...
News | July 22, 2010
July 22, 2010 – Accumetrics Inc., Daiichi Sankyo Inc., and Eli Lilly and Co. recently announced that they have...
Technology | June 02, 2010
June 2, 2010 – A portable point-of-care prothrombin time/international normalized ratio (PT/INR) analyzer was...
News | May 14, 2010
May 14, 2010 — A partnership to develop cardiovascular genomic diagnostic testing devices has been signed between GE...
Technology | March 31, 2010
March 31. 2010 – The FDA granted Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)-waived status to expand the use of...
News | March 26, 2010
March 24, 2010 — Several genes are associated with heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure, and can determine...
News | March 09, 2010
March 9, 2010 — An analysis of six tests that are used to measure platelet function and help gauge the effectiveness of...