Blood Testing

Cleveland HeartLab, MIRISK, heart attack, risk assessment, blood testing
News | January 22, 2015

January 22, 2015 — Cleveland HeartLab (CHL) announced that it has acquired the MIRISK cardiovascular disease (CVD)...

Cardiac diagnostics, blood testing, University of Leicester

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News | January 20, 2015

January 20, 2015 — A study involving scientists from the University of Leicester has established a link between...

News | January 06, 2015

January 6, 2015 — A study that identifies new heart attack risk factors and supports the use of a...

diaDexus, PLAC Test for Lp-PLA2 Activity,
Technology | December 18, 2014

December 17, 2014 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared a new screening test that predicts a patient...

Alere, INRatio, INRatio2, PT/INR Monitor system, correction

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News | December 16, 2014

December 16, 2014 — Alere Inc. has initiated a voluntary correction to inform United States users of the Alere...

News | October 21, 2014

October 21, 2014 — CardioDx Inc., a molecular diagnostics company specializing in cardiovascular genomics, today...

News | October 17, 2014

October 17, 2014 — Akers Biosciences Inc. has signed a feasibility study deal with Konica Minolta Inc. to develop a...

News | October 02, 2014

October 2, 2014 — Singulex Inc. announced the presentation of 10 abstracts at the European Society of Cardiology's (...

blood testing, nephrocheck
News | September 30, 2014
September 30, 2014 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has allowed marketing of the NephroCheck test, a first-of-a-...
News | August 21, 2014

August 21, 2014 — diaDexus announced it has received notice from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that an...

Kemal Akat and colleagues used sensitive RNA sequencing techniques to profile the abundance of microRNAs in samples from healthy people and those suffering from heart failure. They found three RNAs with potential for use as markers of heart injury.

News | August 12, 2014

August 12, 2014 — Like clues to a crime, specific molecules in the body can hint at exposure to toxins, infectious...

Feature | July 02, 2014

July 2, 2014 — LipoScience Inc. announced the publication of the first large-scale real world...

News | June 23, 2014

June 23, 2014 — BG Medicine Inc. earlier this year announced the issuance of patent 8,672,857, titled “Galectin-3...

News | May 30, 2014

May 30, 2014 — Alere announced a class I recall of its INRatio2 PT/INR professional test strips, part of the Alere...

genetic testing for coronary artery disease
Feature | May 22, 2014 | Szilard Voros, M.D.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States in both men and women...
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