News related to Optimark (Gadoversetamide) and/or conditions it is approved for
Diagnostic tool identifies children with emotional behavior difficulties in South Africa
Source: HIV / AIDS News From Medical News Today [2014.04.16]
Research on children orphaned by HIV/AIDS in South Africa may provide insight on how to identify and help children with emotional behavior issues in other areas of the world, which may have limited...
Third Annual EU Device and Diagnostic Regulation Conference, June 12-13, 2014, Brussels
Source: Conferences News From Medical News Today [2014.04.03]
For the third straight year, Q1 Productions will host the EU Device and Diagnostic Regulation Conference, offering attendees an exclusive opportunity to participate in interactive discussions with...
New diagnostic test for bowel diseases
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.03.31]
A novel method for distinguishing different types of bowel disease using the stool samples of patients has been created by a group of researchers in the UK.
New diagnostic, treatment approach for aggressive prostate cancer suggested by cholesterol-metabolism study
Source: Cholesterol News From Medical News Today [2014.03.06]
Researchers have discovered a link between prostate cancer aggressiveness and the accumulation of a compound produced when cholesterol is metabolized in cells, findings that could bring new...
Diagnostic Errors Cause Up To 160,000 Deaths Annually, USA
Source: Litigation / Medical Malpractice News From Medical News Today [2013.04.24]
Researchers at Johns Hopkins have evaluated the extent of diagnostic errors in the U.S. They found that such errors account for around 160,000 deaths every year.
Proteomics International biomarker study moves closer to a CDx test for diabetic kidney disease
Source: Diabetes News From Medical News Today [2014.04.11]
Drug discovery company Proteomics International has completed an important milestone towards the development of a companion diagnostic (CDx) test with the validation of several of its protein...
Enhancing detection of infectious disease biomarkers using shrink wrap
Source: HIV / AIDS News From Medical News Today [2014.03.25]
New technique uses wrinkles in metal-coated shrink wrap to boost biomarkers' signals a thousand-fold, paving the way for a low-cost, highly sensitive diagnostic deviceDetecting HIV/AIDS...
FDA allows marketing of four "next generation" gene sequencing devices
Source: Cystic Fibrosis News From Medical News Today [2013.11.25]
Today (November 19th, 2013) the U.S. Food and Drug Administration allowed marketing of four diagnostic devices that can be used for high throughput gene sequencing, often referred to as "next...