7 hrs ago
S.F.'s chief medical examiner to step down
The head of San Francisco's medical examiner office, which has been plagued by a staff shortage and a deep backlog of death cases, is stepping down, administrators said Thursday.
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17 hrs ago
Speech pathologists' experiences with stroke clinical practice...
Communication and swallowing disorders are a common consequence of stroke. Clinical practice guidelines have been created to assist health professionals to put research evidence into clinical practice and can improve stroke care outcomes.
21 hrs ago
Credit card-sized device could analyze biopsy, help diagnose pancreatic cancer in minutes
This prototype of a microfluidic device has both curved and straight channels for transporting tissue biopsies.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Journal and Courier
Aphasia support group offers place to share, grow for stroke survivors
Because the words don't come easily, Michael Johnson used a variety of techniques -- tapping on an iPad, scribbling on paper or counting on his fingers -- to share his thoughts about his family or his views on the support group itself.
Joint Statement From the Alliance for Integrity in Medicare...
The Alliance for Integrity in Medicare , a broad coalition of medical specialty, laboratory, radiation oncology, and medical imaging groups committed to ending the practice of inappropriate physician self-referral, is extremely pleased that President Obama's FY 2015 Budget , released today, recommends the exclusion of anatomic pathology, advanced ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Thank you doctor, may I have another -- its second opinion time.
A prompt, accurate, and complete diagnosis is critical to correctly assessing and treating cancer .
Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.
3 Wireless Medical Devices to Watch: Evena Eyes-On Glasses
Intravenous access is the most common invasive medical procedure, with roughly one billion venipunctures for drawing blood and IV therapy taking place annually in the United States, according to the American College of Pathologists.
Customer Interaction Solutions
Zoetis Appoints Dr. Willie M. Reed, Dean of the College of Veterinary ...
Zoetis Inc. today announced the appointment of Dr. Willie M. Reed, Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Dr. Reed has more than 30 years of experience in animal health and veterinary medicine, gained during his tenure at Purdue University and Michigan State University, and as a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists ... (more)
A new online toolkit puts resources in the hands of pathologists and medical laboratory scientists to promote conversations between physicians and patients about which diagnostic tests are appropriate.
University of Rochester
Using Cancer's Fingerprint, UR Researchers Clinch a Diagnosis
Rochester scientists are using a gene test to diagnose a difficult-to-detect form of bone marrow cancer an example of how academic medical centers are applying new technology in ways that play to their strengths to achieve better patient care.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Dako is Official Platinum Sponsor of Global Pathology Congress for Second Straight Year
Dako, an Agilent Technologies company and worldwide provider of cancer diagnostics, is again the official Platinum Sponsor of this year's annual meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Glucose or HbA1c..Who you Gonna Call?
I have the most instructive conversations with physicians and others outside of our profession.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
PerkinElmer Launches Innovative High Throughput Imaging System for...
Laminaa Multilabel Slide Scanner's advanced digital pathology capabilities support deeper understanding of diseases and development of more effective therapies )-- PerkinElmer, Inc. , a global leader focused on the health and safety of people and the environment, today announced the launch of the Lamina multilabel slide scanner at the USCAP 2014 ... (more)
Mitosis detection in breast cancer histological images An ICPR 2012 contest.
In the framework of the Cognitive Microscope project, we have set up a contest about mitosis detection in images of H and E stained slides of breast cancer for the conference ICPR 2012.
Laboratory Network .com
PCL Alverno Clinical Laboratories And Beckman Coulter Diagnostics...
With a strong commitment to advancing innovation in the clinical laboratory, PCL Alverno Clinical Laboratories awarded Beckman Coulter Diagnostics a new installation agreement.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Focus on Seniors: Special therapy helps Parkinson's patients regain voices
Many people lose the ability to be heard with the onset of any number of neurological conditions consisting of stroke, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Associate Scientist II / Scientist I - Histopathology / Immunohistochemistry
MedImmune's Pathology team in Cambridge are focussed on delivering key expertise in histopathology, immunohistochemistry, advanced microscopy and image analysis to support the build of early biological rationale for candidate therapeutic targets.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Report exposes "discrimination" against frail, elderly patients
The province's near 20-year fixation with cuts to Ontario hospitals including the closure of 19,000 beds and decreased access to in hospital restorative convalescent care, is resulting in human tragedies on a grand scale, with many patients, foremost the elderly pushed out hospitals while acutely ill with little access to care at home, a report ... (more)
The Southtown Star
Health Briefs for Feb. 26, 2014
St. Xavier University's Ludden Speech and Language Clinic is available to help Chicago-area residents.
Research could help improve early diagnosis of prostate cancer
Prostate cancer patients could get better diagnosis and treatment for the disease in the future thanks to a successful research project at the University of Essex.