Clinical

Immunohistochemistry

Immunohistochemistry (IHC) is a technique used to diagnose, or even differentiate, different types of cancers or other diseases. This lab test uses fluorescently dyed antibodies to selectively test for specific […]

Clinical

21st Century Cures Act

The FDA is continually working to improve patient outcomes by including patients as well as their comfort and safety in the development of new drugs, biologics, and medical devices. A […]

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Ovarian Cancer Early Detection Tests Development

Early detection of cancer is important in the treatment of disease. A blood test created by the Georgia Institute of Technology detects ovarian cancer with 90 percent accuracy. ‪To read […]

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qPCR Testing

qPCR, also known as quantitative polymerase chain reaction, is a technique used to detect a specific DNA sequence or sequences. This type of testing is common in both research and […]

Clinical

Translational Science

Translational science, is a newly popular term used in the biomedical world. Also called translational medicine or translational research, it is a term used to describe turning, or translating, laboratory […]

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Hepatotoxicity

Hepatotoxicity is a term used to describe damage to the liver caused by a medicine, chemical, or dietary supplement, or it can also be a side effect of HIV drugs. […]

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Immunoassays

An immunoassay is a highly sensitive chemical test done to detect a substance in blood or other bodily fluid sample. Immunoassays have been used to track things like proteins, hormones, […]

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HLA Matching

HLA (human leukocyte antigen) typing is a method used to determine how closely one person’s tissues match another person’s tissues. HLA typing is done to match bone marrow and cord […]