Point-of-Care Testing

News on technologies and applications for point-of-care testing.

Under the deal, Novacyt's Primerdesign business will work with Applied Microarrays on the development of microarray-based diagnostic assays.

The university health system said that it reduced incorrectly prescribed antiviral prescriptions by almost 11 percent at the sites where it installed the Roche Cobas Liat PCR test platform.

The partners aim to optimize DNA nanoball technology, accelerate the use of CTC technology, and work on a diagnostic tool for use at the point of care.

A randomized clinical trial from France revealed similar miscarriage rates in women who had cell-free DNA screening for trisomy 21 prior to invasive testing.

The company shared early evidence of the potential of its approach to improve newborn screening for immune disorders, and to offer new tools for other areas like HIV monitoring.

The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.

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