Research & Development
Sickle Cell Anemia
Hemex Health nabs $3M NIH grant to develop portable test for sickle cell disease
According to Hemex, the test is being developed to be affordable, portable, and usable at the point of care, providing results in about eight minutes.
March 29, 2023
The omicron variant is deepening severe staffing shortages in medical laboratories across the U.S.
Why should anyone care? Laboratory testing is the single highest-volume medical activity affecting Americans, and it drives about two-thirds of all medical decisions made by doctors and other health care professionals. Simply put, every time you enter a hospital or health care facility for care, your life is in the hands of a medical laboratory professional.
January 27, 2022
Half of world lacks access to diagnostic testing
The objective of the report was to quantify the state of diagnostics across the globe, according to Susan Horton, one of the members of the Lancet Commission on diagnostics who contributed to the preparation of the report and a professor of global health economics at the University of Waterloo in Canada.
October 11, 2021
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