Roche Launches New Test to Detect Fast Spreading Omicron Subvariant Roche Launches New Test to Detect Fast Spreading Omicron Subvariant
Roche has launched a new PCR test to detect a fast-spreading subvariant of the Omicron variant of coronavirus, the Swiss drugmaker said on Thursday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - January 27, 2023 Category: Pathology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Interest in Purchasing/Performing At-home Medical Tests Grows Among Older Adults, according to University of Michigan Poll
As clinical laboratory self-testing expands, sharing of test results with healthcare providers becomes even more essential to optimize health outcomes Survey data collected by the University of Michigan’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation (IHPI) indicates that consumer interest in direct-to-consumer (DTC) medical self-testing is growing. In fact, DTC testing appears to be more popular […] The post <strong>Interest in Purchasing/Performing At-home Medical Tests Grows Among Older Adults, according to University of Michigan Poll</strong> appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - January 27, 2023 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jillia Schlingman Tags: Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory News Laboratory Resources Laboratory Testing Molecular Diagnostics, Genetic Testing, Whole Gene Sequencing AARP Research anatomic pathology at-home medical tests clinical laboratory Source Type: news

Bivalent Booster Helps Prevent Symptoms from XBB.1.5: Study Bivalent Booster Helps Prevent Symptoms from XBB.1.5: Study
New data for the bivalent COVID-19 booster shot shows that it cuts the risk in half for symptomatic infection from the now predominant Omicron subvariant, XBB.1.5.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - January 26, 2023 Category: Pathology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Psychiatric Illnesses Share Common Brain Network Psychiatric Illnesses Share Common Brain Network
A network of neural connections is linked to six psychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - January 25, 2023 Category: Pathology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Study Comparing Data from Hospitals and Insurers Finds Major Hospitals Still Not Complying with Price Transparency Law
But insurers are complying under the Transparency in Coverage regulations and that is where discrepancies in the disclosure of prices to the public have been found Despite federal regulations requiring hospitals to publicly post their prices in advance of patient services, some large health systems still do not follow the law. That’s according to a […] The post <strong>Study Comparing Data from Hospitals and Insurers Finds Major Hospitals Still Not Complying with Price Transparency Law</strong> appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - January 25, 2023 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jillia Schlingman Tags: Coding, Billing, and Collections Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Testing anatomic pathology Ascension Health centers for medicare and medicaid services clinical laboratory Source Type: news

Diagnosing EBV+ B- and T-Cell Lymphoproliferative Disorders Diagnosing EBV+ B- and T-Cell Lymphoproliferative Disorders
This review and case series highlights the challenges of diagnosing Epstein-Barr virus-associated lymphoproliferative disorders, presenting guidance on accurate diagnosis.American Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 25, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

pks+ Escherichia Coli and Development of Colorectal Cancer pks+ Escherichia Coli and Development of Colorectal Cancer
This large meta-analysis aimed to determine whether individuals carrying pks+ E. coli have a greater risk of developing colorectal cancer.Laboratory Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 25, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Post-mortem freshwater animal predation--a case report - S. h. J, K. b. G, Vijay V, Prakash M.
Post-mortem animal predation affects human corpses in various ways. Lesions are a characteristic of the type of terrestrial or aquatic predators. These lesions can be misinterpreted and may be challenging for the forensic pathologist. Different species in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

Identification issues in bodies maimed by train fatalities: the role of the forensic pathologist - Franceschetti L, Galante N, Ciprandi B, Benini B, Mazzarelli D, Cattaneo C.
Traffic accident injuries are relevant causes of mortality in industrialized countries. Among traffic accidents, the most destructive effect on the victim's body is produced by trains, which in a very short time provoke a complete distortion of the normal ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Older Women With Breast Cancer: Omitting RT Needs Revisiting Older Women With Breast Cancer: Omitting RT Needs Revisiting
The practice of omitting radiotherapy for older breast cancer patients is based on outdated evidence and needs revisiting, as modern short treatment courses may suit them better, argue experts.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - January 23, 2023 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Pathology Leader Explains Growing Role of Pathologists ’ Assistants in Exclusive Interview
Though burnout due to COVID-19 pandemic plays a role, the future is bright for pathology assistants Anatomic pathology laboratories are expanding the role of Pathologist Assistants (PathAs) beyond the traditional duties. What does that mean for the future of this critical position? In an article she penned for the College of American Pathologists (CAP), certified […] The post <strong>Pathology Leader Explains Growing Role of Pathologists’ Assistants in Exclusive Interview</strong> appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - January 23, 2023 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jillia Schlingman Tags: Laboratory Hiring & Human Resources Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing American Association of Pathologists Assistants american society for clinical pathology anatomic pathology ASC Source Type: news

Dr. Risch Laboratory Group in Switzerland Partners with Drone Company to Deliver Medical Laboratory Specimens in a Unique Way
Clinical laboratories continue to test sample delivery by drone as a viable alternative to ground transport In Switzerland, another clinical laboratory drone delivery service recently launched and it has several unique capabilities. This new pilot project to test the delivery of medical laboratory samples by UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle, aka drone) is being conducted by […] The post <strong>Dr. Risch Laboratory Group in Switzerland Partners with Drone Company to Deliver Medical Laboratory Specimens in a Unique Way</strong> appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - January 20, 2023 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jillia Schlingman Tags: International Laboratory News Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory Management and Operations anatomic pathology clinical laboratory Dark Daily dark intelligence group Dark Report Dr. Risch laboratory group Drones FO Source Type: news

Medical Board Takes Action Against Misinformation Doc
(MedPage Today) -- An Idaho pathologist who previously came under fire for prescribing ivermectin to COVID-19 patients and spreading falsities about vaccines, is facing disciplinary action by the Medical Commission in Washington state, where he... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - January 19, 2023 Category: American Health Source Type: news

The utility of histology in assessing the cause of death in medico-legal autopsies in selected trauma deaths: suspension-, immersion-, fire-, and traffic-related - Beer T, B äckström B, Ottosson A, Rietz A, Michard JF, Loisel J, Sandberg O, Eriksson A.
The goal of a medico-legal autopsy is primarily to determine the cause and manner of death. To this end, the pathologist often uses auxiliary analyses, including histology. However, the utility of routine histology in all medico-legal autopsies is unknown.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

[Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR] Roche ’s Tecentriq plus Avastin is the first treatment combination to reduce the risk of cancer returning in people with certain types of early-stage liver cancer in a Phase III trial
Pivotal Phase III IMbrave050 study investigatingTecentriq plusAvastin in people with early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) at high risk of recurrence following surgery met primary endpoint of recurrence-free survivalNew adjuvant treatments are urgently needed as an estimated 70-80% of people with early-stage HCC experience disease recurrence following surgery1Data will be discussed with health authorities globally, including the US Food and Drug Administration and the European Medicines Agency to inform the next regulatory steps, and presented at an upcoming medical meetingBasel, 19 January 2023 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG;...
Source: Roche Investor Update - January 19, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news