Proteomics-based Clinical Laboratory Testing May Get a Major Boost as Google ’s DeepMind Research Lab Is Making Public Its Entire AI Database of Human Protein Predictions
DeepMind hopes its unrivaled collection of data, enabled by artificial intelligence, may advance development of precision medicines, new medical laboratory tests, and therapeutic treatments ‘Tis the season for giving, and one United Kingdom-based artificial intelligence (AI) research laboratory is making a sizeable gift. After using AI and machine learning to create “the most comprehensive map […] The post Proteomics-based Clinical Laboratory Testing May Get a Major Boost as Google’s DeepMind Research Lab Is Making Public Its Entire AI Database of Human Protein Predictions appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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UCSD Scientists Discover a Person ’s Skin Microbiome May Make Some Individuals More Attractive to Biting Insects than Others
Research could lead to clinical laboratory tests in service of precision medicine therapies to reduce a person’s susceptibility to being targeted by blood-sucking insects Ever wonder why some people attract mosquitoes while others do not? Could biting insects pick their victims by smell? Scientists in California believe the answers to these questions could lead to […] The post UCSD Scientists Discover a Person’s Skin Microbiome May Make Some Individuals More Attractive to Biting Insects than Others appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes Testifies She Made Mistakes, Shifts Blame for Some of the Now Defunct Clinical Laboratory Testing Startup ’s Failures
Jurors are expected to hear closing arguments beginning on December 16 and then will decide Holmes’ fate in criminal fraud trial It was seven days of testimony from former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes, reported in detail by most major news outlets. The jury in her criminal fraud trial heard the once-high-flying Silicon Valley executive attempt […] The post Ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes Testifies She Made Mistakes, Shifts Blame for Some of the Now Defunct Clinical Laboratory Testing Startup’s Failures appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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The Case of the Missing Mole: When costly Lost or Missing Laboratory Test Samples Instigate Courier Management Redesign
Incidents of lost or missing laboratory test samples carry heavy consequences. Yet, many laboratories find that accountability, reconciliation, and tracking persist as issues. This white paper will be useful for laboratory directors, lab managers, courier managers, logistics managers, and outreach managers—whether in hospital-based laboratories or independent medical laboratories working as outreach labs—who employ and manage couriers in-house. The post The Case of the Missing Mole: When costly Lost or Missing Laboratory Test Samples Instigate Courier Management Redesign appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Research Study Shows Cardiac Ultrasound AI May Be Superior to Anatomic Pathologists at Predicting COVID-19 Death Risk
WASE-COVID Study also found that use of artificial intelligence technology minimized variability among echocardiogram scan results Many physicians—including anatomic pathologists—are watching the development of artificial intelligence (AI)-powered diagnostic tools that are intended to analyze images and analyze the data with accuracy comparable to trained doctors. Now comes news of a recent study that demonstrated the […] The post Research Study Shows Cardiac Ultrasound AI May Be Superior to Anatomic Pathologists at Predicting COVID-19 Death Risk appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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New Study Shows Dogs Can be Trained to Sniff Out Presence of Prostate Cancer in Urine Samples
Determining how dogs do this may lead to biomarkers for new clinical laboratory diagnostics tests Development of new diagnostic olfactory tools for prostate and other cancers is expected to result from research now being conducted by a consortium of researchers at different universities and institutes. To identify new biomarkers, these scientists are studying how dogs […] The post New Study Shows Dogs Can be Trained to Sniff Out Presence of Prostate Cancer in Urine Samples appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Researchers at Wellcome Sanger Institute Develop New Tool to Analyze Genetic Changes and Role of Cell Division in Human Tissue
Nanorate sequencing allows researchers to identify changes to individual genetic sequencing letters among millions of DNA letters contained in a single cell Detecting genetic mutations in cells requires genomic sequencing that, until now, has not been accurate enough to spot minute changes in DNA sequences. Many clinical laboratory scientists know this restricted the ability of […] The post Researchers at Wellcome Sanger Institute Develop New Tool to Analyze Genetic Changes and Role of Cell Division in Human Tissue appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes Takes Witness Stand in Her Own Defense: Admits to Using Pharma Giants ’ Logos on Reports to Investors, But Claims No Intent to Deceive
Former CEO also testified that she believed company’s proprietary blood-testing technology could perform ‘any’ clinical laboratory blood test One relevant question in the federal fraud trial of ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes was whether she would testify on her own behalf. That question was answered shortly after the government rested its criminal fraud case against the […] The post Ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes Takes Witness Stand in Her Own Defense: Admits to Using Pharma Giants’ Logos on Reports to Investors, But Claims No Intent to Deceive appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Retail Giant Nordstrom Now Sells Viome Life Sciences ’ Microbiome Testing Kit Online, Will Stock the Test Kit in Some Retail Locations Next Year
Although there are healthcare providers who see the potential in microbiome testing, many clinical laboratories are not yet ready to embrace microbiome-based testing In an unlikely string of events, no less than Nordstrom, the national department store chain, announced in September that it would offer microbiome-based test claimed to “check gut health.” Apparently, its customers […] The post Retail Giant Nordstrom Now Sells Viome Life Sciences’ Microbiome Testing Kit Online, Will Stock the Test Kit in Some Retail Locations Next Year appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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More Countries Are Now Capable of Genome Sequencing and Contributing to Global COVID-19 GISAID Database than Ever Before
GISAID hosts a vast, open database of genomic sequences of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus samples, and medical laboratory scientists in countries across the globe are contributing Clinical laboratories around the world have been contributing to the global scientific community’s database of knowledge about SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that caused the COVID-19 pandemic, and its variants, through an ingenious […] The post More Countries Are Now Capable of Genome Sequencing and Contributing to Global COVID-19 GISAID Database than Ever Before appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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McMaster University Researchers Develop Bioinformatics ‘Shortcut’ That Speeds Detection and Identification of Pathogens, including Sepsis, SARS-CoV-2, Others
Molecular probes designed to spot minute amounts of pathogens in biological samples may aid clinical laboratories’ speed-to-answer Driven to find a better way to isolate minute samples of pathogens from among high-volumes of other biological organisms, researchers at Canada’s McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, have unveiled a bioinformatics algorithm which they claim shortens time-to-answer and […] The post McMaster University Researchers Develop Bioinformatics ‘Shortcut’ That Speeds Detection and Identification of Pathogens, including Sepsis, SARS-CoV-2, Others appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Junk DNA May Not be “Junk” Afterall, but Perform Significant Functions in Ensuring Fertility, and Preventing Cancer and Other Diseases
Recent research into transposons within DNA dark matter may produce new biomarkers for clinical laboratory testing and diagnostics There’s been another interesting development in the study of genetic “dark matter” which may give rise to new biomarkers for clinical laboratory diagnostics and testing. This is worth noting, because biological dark matter has long been considered […] The post Junk DNA May Not be “Junk” Afterall, but Perform Significant Functions in Ensuring Fertility, and Preventing Cancer and Other Diseases appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Another Former Theranos Clinical Laboratory Director Testifies in Holmes ’ Fraud Trial about Irregularities with Proprietary Edison Blood-Testing Technology
Pathologist Kingshuk Das, MD, tells jurors he voided 50,000 to 60,000 blood-tests from a two-year period due to unreliable results As the prosecution in the criminal fraud trial of ex-CEO Elizabeth Holmes closes in on resting its case, a fourth and final former Theranos laboratory director took the stand to describe the problems he encountered […] The post Another Former Theranos Clinical Laboratory Director Testifies in Holmes’ Fraud Trial about Irregularities with Proprietary Edison Blood-Testing Technology appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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‘Femtech’ Diagnostic Start-up Firms Want to Provide Women with At-Home Tests for Health Conditions That Currently Require Tests Done by Clinical Laboratories
Several young companies hope to expand the direct-to-consumer test market by introducing new diagnostic tests to serve the women’s health market Providing women with at-home lab test kits is the goal of a growing class of start-up companies that are bringing to market consumer test kits for a range of health conditions common to women. […] The post ‘Femtech’ Diagnostic Start-up Firms Want to Provide Women with At-Home Tests for Health Conditions That Currently Require Tests Done by Clinical Laboratories appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Have Low-cost Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests Changed Census Results in America?
Citizens claiming racial diversity increased by 276% in the 2020 census, leading experts to wonder if racial diversity is increasing or if people are simply electing to identify as such and how this trend will affect healthcare Once again, we see another unexpected consequence to expanded DNA testing done by consumers for their own interests […] The post Have Low-cost Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests Changed Census Results in America? appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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