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Autoinjectors Gaining Acceptance as Suppliers Adju...

Improved Designs and Enhanced Ease-of-Use Features Key Factors in Patient Acceptance according to Greystone Research Associates (Amherst, NH) – The aging global population is having a major impact on the growing emphasis on drug self-administration. This trend is creating an increased demand for medical devices that are patient-friendly and cost-effective. Autoinjectors, a relatively new class of injection devices, have...

Handheld DNA lab

QuantuMDx is taking their handheld diagnostic tool to the masses, and hoping to raise $50,000 in an Indiegogo campaign starting today. The money will support a malaria clinical trial in Africa. The tool can differentiate strains of drug-resistant malaria in the field, says co-founder and CSO Jonathan O’Halloran, helping public health workers immediately identify which treatments to use, and if it’s safe for infected...

Pill Filled with Bacteria

Many health conditions are affected by the microbes that live in our bodies. Yogurt eaters already know that not all bacteria are bad for you. They may not realize that some bacteria are so important that one day people may fight off disease with pills filled with bacteria instead of drugs. Seres Health hopes to develop the first regulated, clinically approved bacteria-filled pill to treat diseases associated with disruptions...

FDA stops 23andMe from selling genetic kits

The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning letter to 23andMe CEO Ann Wojcicki on Friday, saying the company was selling its spit kits and Personal Genome Service without marketing clearance or approval in violation of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (the FD&C Act). The direct-to-consumer personalized genomics test is “intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions or in the cure,...

CAS and Thieme Publishing Group Collaborate

Columbus, Ohio (June 10, 2013) – Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the world’s authority for chemical information, and Thieme Publishing Group, a leading publisher of scientific and medical journals and books, have announced that hundreds of thousands of experimental procedures for chemical reactions from two prestigious Thieme organic chemistry journals will soon be available in SciFinder®, the choice for chemistry...

Advanced research instrumentation – HEPA-fil...

HypoxyLab™ provides a physiologically reproducible, contamination-free, low oxygen/hypoxia environment to create optimal conditions for life science and clinical medicine research Abingdon, UK, 12th November 2013. – Oxford Optronix, the leading provider of advanced research instrumentation for the clinical medicine and life science industries, today announces the formal launch of HypoxyLab™ – the industry’s first...
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