Momentum builds for tests that predict kidney damage November 13, 2019 -- New studies show the potential for lab tests to help predict damage to kidneys in different settings -- one in kids in intensive care units and the other in diverse, multinational populations of adults. The two studies, both of which were reported separately in November, build hopes for prevention in the future. Discuss
Paige pathology AI products cleared for Europe November 13, 2019 -- Paige's Paige Insight artificial intelligence (AI)-native digital pathology slide viewer and Paige Prostate module for prostate cancer detection have both received the CE Mark for primary diagnosis, paving the way for use in Europe.
NantHealth's tumor mutation test cleared for U.S. November 13, 2019 -- NantHealth's Omics Core whole exome sequencing IVD test for tumor mutational burden profiling in solid tumors has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Older women miss out on cervical cancer screening November 11, 2019 -- U.S. surveys of women ages 45 to 65 show that cervical cancer screening rates are subpar, even though this type of cancer often occurs later in life, researchers reported in the journal Preventive Medicine.
CDC finds vitamin E acetate in 100% of vaping cases November 8, 2019 -- In news that sheds light on the recent outbreak of vaping-related lung disease, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on November 8 disclosed that the presence of vitamin E acetate was discovered in 100% of lung fluid samples from 29 patients that were submitted to the agency from 10 states. Discuss