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  • An Artificial Intelligence Twist On Symptom Checkers

    Diagnostics World News | Buoy is taking an AI-driven approach to fixing the front line of healthcare: the internet, where most patients go to answer two pivotal questions: "What do I have?" and "How do I fix it?"

    Sep 4, 2019
  • Guiding Principles For Academic-Industry Partnerships

    Diagnostics World News | Dwindling government funds for research and development has universities doing everything possible to maximize returns on what taxpayer-supported grants bring in.

    Sep 3, 2019
  • Shield Diagnostics, GNA Biosolutions, Quantabio, And More: News From August 2019

    Diagnostics World News | August featured news, products, and partnerships from around the diagnostics community from numerous companies, universities, and organizations, including Shield Diagnostics, GNA Biosolutions, Quantabio, and more.

    Aug 29, 2019
  • Prenatal Diagnosis Study Validates PerkinElmer’s Fully Automated NIPT Platform

    Diagnostics World News Brief | PerkinElmer announced that its Vanadis fully automated non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) system has been validated in an external clinical study published in Prenatal Diagnosis.

    Aug 27, 2019
  • New Liquid Biopsy Chip Overcomes Limitations Of Current Devices

    Diagnostics World News | Carbon nanotubes have found practical application in everything from aircraft parts to tennis rackets and baseball bats since their discovery in 1991. Now, researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) have used the wonder material to create a liquid biopsy chip that can snare circulating tumor cells (CTCs) of all sizes and types in a stationary drop of blood, and reliably detect more of them than existing microfluidic technologies.

    Aug 20, 2019
  • U.K. Firm Creates Operating System To Handle Massive Genomic Patient Data Sets

    Forbes | We're making work digital on every desktop, we're empowering digital sensors in the Internet of Things (IoT) on every street corner, we're building smart digital AI-powered IT systems with machine learning and decision-making abilities to automate our lives… and we're digitizing ourselves as well.

    Aug 16, 2019
  • Addressing The Clinical Conundrum Of Pancreatic Cysts

    Diagnostics World News | Parallel efforts at two universities are getting closer to developing a tool for identifying which people with pancreatic cysts may go on to develop pancreatic cancer.

    Aug 9, 2019
  • Blood Clotting Proteins In Urine Discovered As Biomarkers Of Lupus Nephritis

    Diagnostics World News Brief | A recent study published in Arthritis Research and Therapy reports that Clotting proteins, both those that promote blood clots and those that work to dissipate them, are elevated in the urine of patients who suffer from lupus nephritis (LN). The discovery of the new biomarker for active LN opens the door for clinical monitoring of the disease.

    Aug 8, 2019
  • Ann Curry Is Airing Patients' Medical Mysteries On Live TV. She Gets Your Concerns

    STAT | "Chasing the Cure," a new weekly show that digs into undiagnosed or uncured medical conditions, raises a number of ethical questions, from how the show will make sure patients understand the implications of sharing medical information on live television to how the producers will proceed when a participant can't afford care.

    Aug 6, 2019