Friday, 15 November 2019

Diagnostics News

  • Genetic carrier testing is the key to reducing occurrence of Thalassemia

    Diagnostics |  News | 0 Comment | 08 May, 2018

    On the eve of World Thalassemia Day, the scientific team at the Bengaluru-based genomic diagnostics and research firm, MedGenome Labs, stressed that ALL couples getting married should under...Read more

  • Van that detects presence of TB bacteria is on the move

    Diagnostics |  News | 0 Comment | 02 May, 2018

    Collector S. Suresh Kumar of Nagapattinam has inaugurated a mobile van fitted with equipment for conducting CB-NAAT, a molecular test that detects presence of TB bacteria. The van will con...Read more

  • SRL to expand its diagnostic centres in Kolkata

    Diagnostics |  News | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2018

    SRL Diagnostics will nearly double its pathology centre network in Kolkata over the next three months. The company is in the process of opening new centres across Kolkata including Kankurg...Read more

  • Liver function abnormalities more in North Indian men

    Diagnostics |  News | 0 Comment | 20 Apr, 2018

    On the occasion of World Liver day, SRL Diagnostics – a leading diagnostic chain in India – revealed that Northern states may have a higher number of undetected l...Read more

  • Hitachi to experiment 'world's first urine test' to spot cancer

    Diagnostics |  News | 0 Comment | 18 Apr, 2018

    A Japanese firm is trying to carry out the world's first experiment to test for cancer using urine samples, which would greatly facilitate screening for the deadly disease. Engineering and...Read more

  • Health Ministry bans rapid malaria diagnostic tests

    Diagnostics |  News | 1 Comment | 10 Apr, 2018

    The Union Health Ministry has banned the use of ‘antibody detecting rapid diagnostic tests’ for routine malaria diagnosis due to concerns over the practicality of the approach. ...Read more

  • TPG-Manipal buys Fortis Healthcare chain

    Diagnostics |  News | 0 Comment | 29 Mar, 2018

    The Fortis Healthcare board has approved the transaction in which its healthcare division will be merged with Manipal Hospitals. Apart from it, it will also sell a majority stake in its SRL...Read more

  • Metropolis to Expand with 800 centres and 10 labs

    Diagnostics |  News | 0 Comment | 26 Mar, 2018

    Metropolis Healthcare Limited operates a chain of diagnostic centers and hospital laboratories in India, the United Arab Emirates, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Kenya, Mauritius, and Ghana. The...Read more

  • Revolutionary drug test uses Fingerprint detection

    Diagnostics |  News | 0 Comment | 23 Mar, 2018

    A fingerprint test published in AACC's Clinical Chemistry journal can tell whether someone has taken heroin or cocaine, and accurately distinguishes between drug users versus individuals wh...Read more

  • Roche launches immunoassay for Zika virus detection

    Diagnostics |  News | 0 Comment | 23 Mar, 2018

    Roche has launched the first fully automated Zika IgG immunoassay to help detect Zika virus infection. The diagnostic test is called the Elecsys Zika IgG immunoassay and will be available i...Read more

  • Fortis Hospital launches Cancer Care Institute

    Diagnostics |  News | 0 Comment | 22 Mar, 2018

    Fortis Hospital Shalimar Bagh, Delhi has added a dedicated cancer care wing to its current array of specialties. The institute brings together experienced cancer care specialists backed wit...Read more

  • CSIR-IGIB to commercialise its genetic tests

    Diagnostics |  News | 0 Comment | 10 Mar, 2018

    The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research’s Delhi-based Institute of Genomics & Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB) has decided to commercialise a set of 27 genetics tests it ...Read more

  • HDFC invests in MedGenome to complete Series C funding of $40M

    Diagnostics |  News | 0 Comment | 05 Mar, 2018

    MedGenome Labs Ltd., the leading genetic diagnostics company in India, announced investment by HDFC Ltd., HDFC Life and HDFC Asset Management to complete its Series C funding of $ 40 millio...Read more

  • Applied DNA to establish unit in India

    Diagnostics |  News | 0 Comment | 24 Jan, 2018

    US based Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. has announced the establishment of a Central DNA Testing Laboratory in Ahmedabad, India providing full forensic authentication services. Officially open...Read more

  • Thyrocare launches affordable TB diagnostic facility

    Diagnostics |  News | 0 Comment | 01 Jan, 2018

    Mumbai based diagnostics services provider Thyrocare has recently launched FocusTB, its affordable brand focusing on tuberculosis (TB) diagnostics. Access to sophisticated diagnostics and h...Read more

  • Apollo Hospitals offer new diagnostic services

    Diagnostics |  News | 0 Comment | 29 Nov, 2017

    India’s largest integrated healthcare provider, Apollo Hospitals Group, has recently partnered with Colombo-based Credence Genomics. As part of this association, Apollo has announced ...Read more

  • CliniMACS Prodigy System: A breakthrough approach for cancer patient

    Diagnostics |  News | 0 Comment | 21 Nov, 2017

    As per the analysis, doctor says that 70% of blood cancer patients were left with no donors. For many patients with blood cancers like leukaemia’s, lymphomas & Thalassemia; Bone m...Read more

  • Health Ministry to release indigenous TB test

    Diagnostics |  News | 0 Comment | 07 Nov, 2017

    An indigenously developed diagnostic test called Truenat test for effective case detection of Tuberculosis (TB) will soon be rolled out by the Union Health Ministry. Multi-centric studies ...Read more