Technology being developed at Washington State University provides a non-invasive approach for diagnosing prostate cancer and tracking the disease’s progression.
The innovative filter-like device isolates prostate cancer indicators from other cellular information in blood and urine. It could enable doctors to determine how cancer patients are responding to different treatments … Continue reading
Medical device innovator Velano Vascular announced today that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for PIVO™, its innovative needle-free vascular access device that seeks to improve the blood draw experience for patients while reducing risk to both patients and practitioners. Based on significant … Continue reading
Clever Culture Systems AG (CCS), the Swiss based joint venture between Australian medical technology company LBT Innovations Limited and Hettich AG (Switzerland) has received clearance of its 510(k) de novo submission to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for APAS® as a Class … Continue reading
Celgene Corporation and Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced each company has entered into collaboration agreements with Abbott to develop and commercialize companion diagnostic tests on Abbott’s m2000 RealTime System to identify isocitrate dehydrogenase (IDH) mutations in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients. Celgene is currently developing enasidenib (AG-221/CC-90007), an IDH2 mutant inhibitor, … Continue reading
The glycemic index of a given food, a value that aims to quantify how fast blood sugar rises after eating it, can vary by an average of 20 percent within an individual and 25 percent among individuals, report scientists from the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging … Continue reading
Owlstone Medical announced it has developed and received CE mark approval for a paediatric version of the company’s disease breathalyzer, ReCIVA™. The marking extends the scope of breath testing in early stage diagnostics and therapy response to include children and in particular, … Continue reading