Human Salivary Proteome Wiki Developed at University of Buffalo May Provide Biomarkers for New Diagnostic Tools and Medical Laboratory Tests
Proteins in human saliva make up its proteome and may be the key to new, precision medicine diagnostics that would give clinical pathologists new capabilities to identify disease Clinical pathologists may soon have an array of new precision medicine diagnostic tools based on peoples’ saliva. There are an increasing number of “–omes” that can be […] The post Human Salivary Proteome Wiki Developed at University of Buffalo May Provide Biomarkers for New Diagnostic Tools and Medical Laboratory Tests appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Media Reporting Shows Some Clinical Laboratories Charge Significantly Higher than Average Prices for COVID-19 Tests —and It Is Perfectly Legal
When people receive COVID-19 testing at an out-of-network facility, federal law requires insurers to pay that clinical laboratory’s posted ‘cash price’ when negotiated prices have not previously been established In the latest example that some COVID-19 testing companies are charging significantly higher prices than others, The New York Times (NYT) recently reported that one COVID […] The post Media Reporting Shows Some Clinical Laboratories Charge Significantly Higher than Average Prices for COVID-19 Tests—and It Is Perfectly Legal appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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UW Medicine Researchers Identify Blood Cell Genetic Mutations That Can Disrupt Liquid Biopsy Results
The discovery is yet another factor that must be considered when developing a liquid biopsy test clinical laboratories can use to detect cancer How often do disruptive elements present in Liquid biopsies result in misdiagnoses and unhelpful drug therapies for cancer? Researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine (UW Medicine) in Seattle wanted […] The post UW Medicine Researchers Identify Blood Cell Genetic Mutations That Can Disrupt Liquid Biopsy Results appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Former Wall Street Journal Reporter John Carreyrou Reveals Ex-Theranos CLIA Laboratory Director and Pathologist Was Main Source for 2015 Investigation into Theranos
WSJ reporter affirms that the pathologist was his “first and most important source” in confirming the problems at the now-defunct medical lab testing company During the federal fraud trial of Theranos Founder and former-CEO Elizabeth Holmes, no one has spent more days on the witness stand than ex-Theranos Laboratory Director Adam Rosendorff, MD, the pathologist […] The post Former Wall Street Journal Reporter John Carreyrou Reveals Ex-Theranos CLIA Laboratory Director and Pathologist Was Main Source for 2015 Investigation into Theranos appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Researchers Identify Antibodies That Could Be Protective Against Multiple Sarbecoviruses, Including SARS-CoV-2 and Its Variants
The antibodies target portions of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein that resist mutation, potentially leading to better treatments and vaccines One challenge in the battle against COVID-19 is the emergence of SARS-CoV-2 variants, especially the Delta variant, which may be more resistant to neutralizing antibodies compared with the original coronavirus. But now, scientists led by researchers […] The post Researchers Identify Antibodies That Could Be Protective Against Multiple Sarbecoviruses, Including SARS-CoV-2 and Its Variants appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Prioritizing a Digitization Project in Your Clinical Laboratory: Where, How, and Why Other Labs Made Changes
This white paper demonstrates how some clinical lab directors and technical supervisors relieved the unnecessary labor and hazards in one of the most common analog-world bottlenecks and also identifies three commonly overlooked streamlining instrument checks and documentation in the lab today. The post Prioritizing a Digitization Project in Your Clinical Laboratory: Where, How, and Why Other Labs Made Changes appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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UCSD Researchers Develop a Wearable Skin Patch That Monitors Blood Pressure, Glucose Levels, and Other Biomarkers in Human Sweat
Skin patch technologies could enable clinical laboratories to monitor patients’ vitals and report to medical professionals in real time Pathologists and clinical laboratory leaders have read many Dark Daily ebriefings on the development of skin patches over the years that do everything from monitoring fatigue in the military to being a complete lab-on-skin technology. Now, […] The post UCSD Researchers Develop a Wearable Skin Patch That Monitors Blood Pressure, Glucose Levels, and Other Biomarkers in Human Sweat appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Former Theranos Lab Director and Staff Testify in Ongoing Elizabeth Holmes Fraud Trial That They Voiced Concerns about Reliability and Accuracy of Edison Blood-Testing Device
Four-star general Jim Mattis testified that he eventually “didn’t know what to believe about Theranos anymore,” The Wall Street Journal reported Former-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes was known for her obsession with Steve Jobs, imitating not only the late Apple CEO’s well-known management style, but also his wardrobe choices. However, clinical laboratory managers and pathologists will […] The post Former Theranos Lab Director and Staff Testify in Ongoing Elizabeth Holmes Fraud Trial That They Voiced Concerns about Reliability and Accuracy of Edison Blood-Testing Device appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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India ’s Neuberg Diagnostics Embraces AI and Digital Pathology While Opening Its First Clinical Laboratory in the US
One of the world’s fastest growing medical laboratory companies in India is using digital pathology systems and AI to replace older diagnostic technologies Artificial intelligence (AI) is gaining acceptance around the world and use of AI to analyze digital pathology images is expected to be a major disruptor to the profession of anatomic pathology. Internationally, […] The post India’s Neuberg Diagnostics Embraces AI and Digital Pathology While Opening Its First Clinical Laboratory in the US appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Text Messages Between Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes and Ex-Boyfriend Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani Grab Headlines in Early Days of Fraud Trial
Romantic musings between the now-defunct Theranos’ CEO and COO may be introduced to undercut Holmes’ claims of ‘intimate partner abuse’ Medical laboratory professionals did not have to wait long for the first prosecution bombshell to explode during the opening week of the federal criminal fraud trial of former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes. In court filings […] The post Text Messages Between Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes and Ex-Boyfriend Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani Grab Headlines in Early Days of Fraud Trial appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Lithuanian Researchers Develop Novel Noninvasive Method for Diagnosing Melanoma That Has Greater than 90% Accuracy
Computer-aided diagnostic system combines optical dermatoscopy, spectrophotometry and high-frequency ultrasound imaging techniques to differentiate malignant lesions from benign moles Detecting skin cancer via the use of skin biopsies is the bread and butter of many dermatopathology practices. But new technologies that can instantly detect and distinguish different types of skin malignancies may result in a […] The post Lithuanian Researchers Develop Novel Noninvasive Method for Diagnosing Melanoma That Has Greater than 90% Accuracy appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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New Star Trek-like Handheld Device under Development That Can Detect SARS-CoV-2 in People and on Surfaces
Intriguing technology may find immediate value in assisting the detection and tracking of COVID-19 worldwide Pathologists and clinical laboratory personnel old enough to have watched Star Trek on television will recall the tricorder, a multi-functional handheld device that could non-invasively detect any disease or medical condition that the science fiction series needed to be revealed. […] The post New Star Trek-like Handheld Device under Development That Can Detect SARS-CoV-2 in People and on Surfaces appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Researchers in Japan Have Developed a ‘Smart’ Diaper Equipped with a Self-powered Biosensor That Can Monitor Blood Glucose Levels in Adults
The ongoing study shows promise in the general development of self-powered wearable biosensors, the researchers say, in a development that has implications for clinical laboratory testing Years back, it would be science fiction to describe a wearable garment that can not only measure an individual’s biomarkers in real-time, but also generates the power the device […] The post Researchers in Japan Have Developed a ‘Smart’ Diaper Equipped with a Self-powered Biosensor That Can Monitor Blood Glucose Levels in Adults appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Proof-of-Concept Study at University of Colorado Boulder Shows Dynamic Tattoos Can Help Detect and Track Health Issues
If tattoos can accurately be used in the diagnostic process, might clinical laboratories soon offer these types of diagnostic tattoos at their patient service centers? Could color-changing tattoos help diagnose illnesses? Researchers at the ATLAS Institute at the University of Colorado Boulder think so. They are working on prototypes of permanent tattoos that can detect […] The post Proof-of-Concept Study at University of Colorado Boulder Shows Dynamic Tattoos Can Help Detect and Track Health Issues appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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