News related to Vitrase (Hyaluronidase) and/or conditions it is approved for
VIB scientists develop diagnostic tool for Familial Mediterranean Fever
Source: Genetics News From Medical News Today [2016.11.25]
Researchers at VIB and Ghent University have developed a tool to diagnose Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF).
Advances in Companion Diagnostics Congress, 25-26 April 2017, London
Source: Conferences News From Medical News Today [2016.11.22]
Join us at our Advances in Companion Diagnostics Congress and take part in high level discussions with key opinion leaders and gain insights into the latest challenges in the industry.
Flexible future of point-of-care disease diagnostic
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2015.07.29]
The world-wide deployment of biomedical devices for health monitoring, point-of-care diagnostics and environmental sensing is hampered by their high cost that is not readily affordable for e.g.
New test for cocaine in urine and oral fluid could lead to rapid, low cost roadside testing
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2016.11.22]
Academics in the University of Surrey's Department of Chemistry have developed a new diagnostic test for cocaine and benzoylecgonine (the main metabolite for cocaine) in urine and oral fluid.
Stereotactic Breast Biopsy: What Happens, Results, and Outlook
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.11.17]
Learn about stereotactic breast biopsies, their benefits, and what they are used for. This article describes what to expect with this diagnostic procedure.
The calling card of aggressive thyroid cancer
Source: Endocrinology News From Medical News Today [2016.11.04]
Discovery of key protein expected to advance life-changing diagnostics and therapies for patients.
New non-invasive assay may improve surveillance of heart and other solid-organ transplants
Source: Transplants / Organ Donations News From Medical News Today [2016.10.12]
Targeted, next-generation sequencing assay detects rejection by measuring donor-derived cell-free DNA levels in recipient's plasma, reports The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics.
Artificial enzymes used in wide range of household products are "potent allergens"
Source: Allergy News From Medical News Today [2016.09.22]
But no commercially available diagnostic tests to monitor this potential new health risk.
ADHD in young adulthood examined in JAMA Psychiatry studies
Source: ADHD / ADD News From Medical News Today [2016.05.18]
Many Young Adults with ADHD Did Not Have Childhood Diagnosis Among a group of young adults with ADHD at age 18, many of them did not meet diagnostic criteria for ADHD at any assessment in...
Breath test may help diagnose irritable bowel syndrome
Source: Irritable Bowel Syndrome News From Medical News Today [2016.05.11]
There is currently no specific diagnostic test for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), but now researchers have identified a combination of 16 different substances in the breath that, when measured...
Nearly half of heart bypass patients skip medications that keep blood flowing
Source: Statins News From Medical News Today [2016.05.03]
Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University discovered that nearly half of coronary artery bypass patients are not taking statins and aspirin together when they are referred for diagnostic cardiac...
AMP genomic sequencing procedure microcosting & health economic cost-impact analyses
Source: Hearing / Deafness News From Medical News Today [2016.04.14]
The Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP), the premier global, non-profit organization serving molecular diagnostic professionals, has announced the results from a 2015 analysis of the costs...
New assay offers improved detection of deadly prion diseases
Source: CJD / vCJD / Mad Cow Disease News From Medical News Today [2016.04.11]
Timed amyloid seeding assay achieves or surpasses sensitivity of currently available tests for transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, according to a report in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics.
Study shows test aids physicians in Tamoxifen drug monitoring, including non-compliance due to side effects
Source: Compliance News From Medical News Today [2015.12.15]
A study from Quest Diagnostics medical experts shows how a lab-developed test could help assess levels of several tamoxifen drug metabolites in a blood specimen.