TESTING TRENDS

Signs Point to Expansion of Provider-Initiated Personal Genomic Testing

Since 2013 when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) effectively stopped direct-to-consumer personal genomic testing, there has been pent up demand among healthy individuals for testing options … [Read more...]

NEWS

Brief Your CEO: Explaining How Trump Budget Will Affect Your Lab

As lab manager, you may want to ensure your CEO understands how President Trump's 2018 budget proposal may affect your laboratory. Here are four things to cover in your briefing. What the Budget … [Read more...]

TOP OF THE NEWS

Trump Budget “Blueprint”: 4 Ways It Will Impact Labs

President Trump's 2018 budget proposal includes a number of items likely to affect your laboratory. Here are the four things lab managers need to know about the proposal. What It Is & Is Not The … [Read more...]

PUBLIC HEALTH

Child-Parent Cholesterol Screening Found Effective

Child–parent hypercholesterolemia (FH) screening is a practical and effective way of conducting population-based screening to identify the condition associated with premature cardiovascular disease, … [Read more...]

GENETIC TESTING

HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology Fosters Genomics Research, Education, Clinical Applications and Workforce Development

In just eight years, the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology (Huntsville, Ala.) has grown to be a sequencing powerhouse, ranking among the top laboratories in the world in terms of sequencing … [Read more...]

EMERGING TESTS

Update on Zika-Fighting Diagnostics

Summer may be over but the fight against the mosquito-borne virus, Zika, continues in earnest. Locally-mosquito-transmitted cases in the United States have only occurred to date in Florida, but … [Read more...]

INNOVATION

Lab Institute 2016 Highlights:
Convergence, Compliance and Genetics

Attendees at G2 Intelligence's 34th annual Lab Institute were treated to a history lesson about diagnostics as well as forward-looking discussions that illuminated the current state and the future of … [Read more...]

PUBLIC HEALTH

CDC and the Diagnostics Industry Continue to Battle Zika

While summer has ended, the battle against the mosquito-borne virus Zika continues. On Oct. 21, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced approximately $70 million will be made … [Read more...]

EMERGING TESTS

CDC and the Diagnostics Industry Continue to Battle Zika

While summer has ended, the battle against the mosquito-borne virus Zika continues. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated prior travel and testing guidance on Zika transmission … [Read more...]

PUBLIC HEALTH

DEA’s Takeback Initiative Coincides with Quest Survey Highlighting Misuse of Prescription Drugs

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's latest National Take-Back Initiative happens this month on Oct. 22, when the public is encouraged to bring unused prescription medications to collection … [Read more...]


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