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05 Nov 2020 - 07 Nov 2020

Clinical Chemistry

Image: Glycosylated Hemoglobin (HbA1c) Predicts Coronary Artery Disease in Non‐Diabetic Patients (Photo courtesy of Diabnext).

Glycosylated Hemoglobin Predicts Coronary Artery Disease in Non‐Diabetic Patients

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. CAD remains as a leading reason for heart failure causing disability and not only outcomes in the need for life‐long therapies, but also causes sudden death with acute myocardial infarction. More...
27 Oct 2020
Image: Breath test developed for head and neck cancer diagnosis used a selected ion flow-tube mass spectrometer (Photo courtesy of Syft Technologies).

Breath Test Developed for Head and Neck Cancer Diagnosis

Breath testing is a noninvasive way to help doctors diagnose a number of conditions. By analyzing the breath, the physicians can measure the amount of certain gases, allowing doctors to arrive at a diagnosis quickly and accurately. More...
20 Oct 2020
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Image: Glycated albumin levels in tears allows for noninvasive glucose testing (Photo courtesy of The University of Melbourne).

Glycated Albumin Levels in Tears Allow Noninvasive Glucose Testing

The glucose test helps determine if a person’s glucose level is too high or too low, which can indicate the presence of Type 2 diabetes and other medical conditions. The two most common types of glucose testing are the fasting plasma glucose test and the random plasma glucose test. More...
20 Oct 2020
Image: An ELISA kit for Galectin-3 which can predict cardiovascular events in patients with type-2 diabetes (Photo courtesy of Immuno-Biological Laboratories).

Galectin-3 Predicts Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Diabetic Patients

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a general term for conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels. It's usually associated with a build-up of fatty deposits inside the arteries (atherosclerosis) and an increased risk of blood clots. Type 2 diabetes (T2D) can lead to early and severe atherosclerosis. More...
19 Oct 2020
Image Some of the components of the cobas 8000 modular analyzer series (Photo courtesy of Roche).

Methods for Intra-Erythrocyte Magnesium and Its Determinants Compared

Magnesium is the second most abundant intracellular cation and is essential for regulation of many functions within the cell, including modulation of ion channels, protein synthesis and energy metabolism. More...
15 Oct 2020
Image: Glycated Hemoglobin (HbA1c) Screening Reveals Undiagnosed Diabetes (Photo courtesy of Diabetes.co.uk).

Glycated Hemoglobin Screening Reveals Undiagnosed Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes (T2D), formerly known as adult-onset diabetes, is a form of diabetes that is characterized by high blood sugar, insulin resistance, and relative lack of insulin. Common symptoms include increased thirst, frequent urination, and unexplained weight loss. More...
15 Oct 2020
Image: The UF-5000 fully automated flow cytometer based on renowned fluorescence flow cytometry (FFC), represents the latest in urinalysis technology (Photo courtesy of Sysmex Corporation).

Urine Osmolality Measurement Evaluated on Automated Analyzer

Urinalysis is a convenient and non‐invasive screening tool for use in both an outpatient and inpatient setting. Automated flow cytometry‐based urine analyzer is increasingly being used to identify and enumerate cells and particles in urine specimens. It measures electrical conductivity which could be transformed to osmolality. More...
06 Oct 2020


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