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Genetic study identifies six new gene regions associated with type 1 diabetes in children

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:51:00 -0500

This article outlines a recent study which identified six novel gene regions in children who are at risk of type 1 diabetes.



New biodegradable sensors could assist doctors when examining serious health conditions

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:43:00 -0500

This article features the recent development of biodegradable sensors which can be used to assist doctors when monitoring chronic health conditions.



HSS orders Sectra’s 3D pre-operative planning solution for improving patient outcomes

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:32:33 -0500

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra announces that Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), one of the most renowned orthopaedic hospitals in the US, has ordered Sectra’s 3D pre-operative planning solution.



Uniqsis’ novel reactor system for continuous flow synthesis

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:30:23 -0500

Uniqsis reports how chemists at the School of Pharmacy, University College London (UK) have been using a FlowSyn continuous flow reactor system.



Women do not receive timely diagnosis for heart disease

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:25:02 -0500

A recent study has indicated that women who start menstruating at the age of 11 or earlier, or enter menopause before 47 have a higher risk of heart disease and stroke. Some other factors that were associated with elevated odds of heart problems in later years were miscarriage, stillbirth, undergoing a hysterectomy, and bearing children at a young age.



BMG LABTECH’s Australian office celebrates 20 years of innovation and growth in APAC region

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:17:00 -0500

This year, BMG LABTECH’s Australian office celebrates 20 years of innovation and steady growth. The office was established in January 1998 to support Australia and the APAC region, offering excellent sales and customer service for BMG LABTECH’s wide range of dedicated and multi-mode microplate readers.



Genevac offers miVac DNA for efficient concentration of nucleic acids

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:12:00 -0500

The miVac DNA centrifugal sample concentrator from Genevac is purpose designed to efficiently remove water and organic solvents from biological samples containing nucleic acids.



Systematic bright light exposure can improve sleep in people treated for cancer

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:45:20 -0500

Results of a randomized controlled trial suggest that systematic bright light exposure can improve sleep for fatigued people who have been treated for cancer.



Scientists discover possible cause of colonial-era epidemic in Mexico

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:36:00 -0500

An international team of scientists has identified the possible cause of a colonial-era epidemic in Mexico. Using new techniques in ancient DNA research, experts from the Max Plank Institute, Harvard University and the Mexican National Institute of Anthropology and History, identified Salmonella enterica Paratyphi C in skeletons left behind from the 1545-1550 cocoliztli epidemic.



Methods from optogenetics, machine learning should help improve treatment options for stroke patients

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:35:27 -0500

Methods from optogenetics and machine learning should help improve treatment options for stroke patients. Researchers from Heidelberg University have developed a computer vision technique to analyze the changes in motor skills that result from targeted stimulation of healthy areas of the brain.