Exact Sciences nabs license for TARDIS January 16, 2021 -- Exact Sciences has acquired a worldwide exclusive license for targeted digital sequencing (TARDIS) technology from the Translational Genomics Research Institute.
ADA lowers optimal blood sugar levels for kids January 15, 2021 -- The American Diabetes Association (ADA) has issued new guidelines for optimal A1C levels in pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes, lowering them to 7% hemoglobin A1C levels, instead of 7.5%, as per their 2019 guidelines.
I-calQ receives 9th patent for smartphone POC testing January 15, 2021 -- Diagnostic developer I-calQ has received a ninth patent for its point-of-care (POC) testing technology, which can be used with most smartphones and can test for potentially hundreds of analytes or agents.
FDA clears PerkinElmer coronavirus test for asymptomatic use January 14, 2021 -- PerkinElmer's New Coronavirus Nucleic Acid Detection kit has received an emergency use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in testing people who do not have symptoms of infection and where there is no other reason to suspect a positive result.
MicroRNA blood test identifies severe malaria in children January 13, 2021 -- A blood test for microRNAs shows promise for identifying children with severe forms of malaria and treating them accordingly, according to a new study published in Emerging Infectious Diseases, a journal of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.