A study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows that a new test for prostate cancer is better at detecting aggressive cancer than PSA. [Darryl Leja

New Method Improves Prostate Cancer Screening

Arguably, there are few things men look less forward to than the thought of prostate examination. The reasons for their trepidation range from the...
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Genetic Underpinnings for Migraines Uncovered

Many of the risk variants localize inside or close to genes that regulate the vascular system.
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Researcher Named Record-Holder for Fastest Genetic Diagnosis

Stephen Kingsmore, M.D., D.Sc., holds the official Guinness World Records designation for diagnosing critically ill infants in 26 hours.
BioMarker Strategies has won a two-year

BioMarker Strategies Wins $1.98M Phase II SBIR Grant Toward CDx for NSCLC

BioMarker Strategies will further develop its PathMAP CDx assay which provides information about tumors at the cell signaling level
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Climate Change May Increase Congenital Heart Defects

Previous research has shown a link between maternal heat exposure and an increased risk of heart defects on their offspring
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Researchers ID Hundreds of Genetic Factors of Osteoporosis

Research team releases an "atlas" of genetic factors linked with estimated bone mineral density, a key measure for osteoporosis diagnosis
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Liquid Biopsy Thrusts Non-Invasive Molecular Diagnostics into the Clinical Arena

Explore how liquid biopsies shape the diagnostic landscape and impact physician decision making and patient care.
CombiMatrix

Microarray Testing for Unmet Needs

CombiMatrix, a CLIA-certified laboratory, is bringing microarray analysis to the underserved problem of recurrent pregnancy loss as well as to prenatal testing. CombiMatrix performs...

Illumina Joins Children’s Hospital of Fudan University to Study Rapid WGS in NICU

Illumina said it has agreed with Children’s Hospital of Fudan University in Shanghai to conduct rapid whole genome sequencing (rWGS) in the hospital’s neonatal...
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Maximizing the Efficacy of Genetic Testing

Genetic counseling services provider InformedDNA released today a white paper on genetic testing. Use of these diagnostic tests is growing rapidly, but inappropriate testing...
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