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Tuesday 18 December 2018
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Topic: diagnosis

January 27, 2016
Meridian Bioscience collaborates with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar to launch diagnostic test up to 80,000 times more sensitive than current options

October 26, 2015
First implementation with Merian Iselin Hospital to deliver patient confidence, better productivity and precise diagnosis

Merian Iselin Hospital for Orthopaedics and Surgery, one of the largest private hospitals in Basel, Switzerland, is the first to implement NEC Display Solutions’ future-proof medical MDT (multidisciplinary team) room solution. NEC is launching the solution to enable more precise diagnosis, allowing medical professionals to access and review all relevant clinical information when formulating treatment recommendations. Merian Iselin Hospital is using it to improve its communication with patients and further strengthen its position as a leading hospital.

October 7, 2015
Company delivers latest innovation focused on aiding in diagnosis and preparation for therapy of lung cancer
June 26, 2015
Radiometer has launched a rapid, acute care procalcitonin (PCT) assay to aid in the diagnosis of sepsis

Radiometer has launched a rapid, acute care procalcitonin (PCT) assay to aid in the diagnosis of sepsis, further extending the AQT90 FLEX test menu. Sepsis is the most prevalent and severe infection-related condition and can be difficult to identify, particularly in the initial stages. This presents a considerable diagnostic challenge to emergency department and intensive care clinicians.

October 2, 2014
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommended Abbott’s ARCHITECT STAT High Sensitive Troponin-I (hsTnl) test, among others, to help doctors quickly rule out heart attacks in NHS emergency departments in England and Wales.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommended Abbott’s ARCHITECT STAT High Sensitive Troponin-I (hsTnl) test, among others, to help doctors quickly rule out heart attacks in NHS emergency departments in England and Wales. (1)
 

September 24, 2008
Women from higher socio-economic groups have better chance of surviving cancer, says study

Social class seems to be an important factor in a woman's chance of surviving breast cancer, a study suggests.

Although long-term survival continues to rise across all social backgrounds, the gap between rich and poor still persists.

One year after diagnosis, survival rates were lower for breast cancer patients from deprived backgrounds compared with those for affluent women. And five years after diagnosis the "deprivation gap" had doubled.

July 14, 2008
Widow of heart attack victim sent home with indigestion remedy wins compensation

A widow whose husband died of a heart attack after being sent home from hospital and told he had indigestion has won a compensation payout.

Police dog handler Brian Burnett, 49, went to hospital with severe chest pains.

He was given one electrocardiogram (ECG) to check his heart then told to go home, and it was recommended that he take an indigestion remedy.

But only two days later PC Burnett was found dead in his home near Lincoln by his wife Christine. He had suffered a "critical heart event", her solicitor said.