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Small babies may weaken mothers' hearts
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A full-term pregnancy with a small baby may cause changes in a woman's cardiovascular system that increase her risk for heart disease later in life, data suggest. Using a nationally representative sample, researchers studied 6,608 women who had delivered full-term babies. Women who had small babies were at about twice the risk for heart disease as those who had not. More

Treating sleep apnea may cut heart failure
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A nightly breathing treatment for those with obstructive sleep apnea might also help prevent heart failure, researchers in Britain said. Researchers evaluated 40 patients with moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea and compared the results with those obtained from 40 people with high blood pressure and 40 healthy people. More

Blueberries and apples tied to lower diabetes risk
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Eating more blueberries, apples and pears may be linked to lower risk of diabetes, according to a new study. These fruits are loaded with flavonoids, a natural compound present in certain fruits, vegetables and grains, which some research has tentatively tied to heath benefits such as a lower risk of heart disease or cancer. More

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NSH presents 5th annual Summer Symposium
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NSH is bringing the Summer Symposium back to Las Vegas! General sessions and workshops featuring expert speakers will provide you with the tools, advice and guidance you seek in your professional career. The Summer Symposium is one of the best values for your training dollars offering 12 continuing education credits and an exhibit fair for one just one low price! More

Our Gallery Can be Yours

Dako's FLEX RTU Gallery of Stains features the most trusted clones in the market today. Take a moment to visit our gallery and learn about the recent additions to our menu: Cyclin D1 Clone EP12, CD23-DAK23, CD5 4C7. To bring these masterpieces into your lab, contact your local Dako representative.

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Viruses recruited as killers of tumors
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In 1951, a 4-year-old boy with leukemia contracted chickenpox. His liver and spleen, swollen by the cancer, soon returned to normal, and his elevated blood cell count fell to that of a healthy child. His doctors at the Laboratory of Experimental Oncology in San Francisco were thrilled by his sudden remission, but the blessing was short-lived. After one month, his leukemia returned and progressed rapidly until the child's death. More

Statins may lower pneumonia risk
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Statins, the same drugs that help millions of Americans control their cholesterol may also help prevent pneumonia, a new study found. Blocking cholesterol build-up inside arteries, statins reduce the risk of heart disease. But a clinical trial of Crestor suggests the benefits of statins extend beyond the heart. More

FDA addresses sex disparity in device trials
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Medical device studies have shown persistent underrepresentation of women — a sex gap that could have a profound impact on the health of women who receive such devices. In an attempt to correct this disparity, the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Devices and Radiological Health issued draft guidance outlining the center's expectations regarding sex-specific patient enrollment, data analysis and reporting. More

StainTray™ Slide Staining System

LabStorage is pleased to offer this unique item, suitable for both IHC and routine staining requiring a humid chamber. Slides are secured by “sticky” polymer strips on plastic rails. Wells between rails hold water for humidity when required. Available in 10 and 20 slide capacity with clear or black covers. More…
Rabbit Monoclonal for Anatomic Pathology
Epitomics’ EP Clones are a line of high quality antibodies for anatomical pathology. Each antibody is generated using Epitomics’ patented Rabbit Monoclonal Antibody (RabMAb®) technology. We now have over 100 antibodies in 16 different panels including Lymphoma and Colon Cancer Markers: c-Myc, Cyclin D1, PMS2, MSH6. Find out more here.
Mossberg Labs Stains Improving Outcomes

If you are truly interested in using the highest quality, most consistent H&E and Specialty stains, get acquainted with Mossberg Labs. Chances are the most likely response you will get from us is; Yep, we can do it. Mossberg Lab stains, simply the best! Let us prove it to you. MORE

Studying slimy substances for a cleaner environment    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Extracellular polymeric substances are the slimy material that bacteria excrete and surround themselves with as they form biofilms. EPS are mostly water, but the remaining ingredients include a mix of lipids, saccharides and bacterial debris such as cell fractions, DNA and proteins. More

Report: Molecular diagnostics fast-growing path lab testing sector
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Just as consolidation and acquisitions reshaped the in vitro diagnostics manufacturing industry and concentrated market share among just a handful of multi-billion dollar IVD giants, a similar consolidation can be seen in the molecular diagnostics sector. Today it is estimated that just nine global companies control 75 percent of the molecular diagnostics market. More

Aperio Digital Pathology

Aperio’s outstanding digital slide scanners, data management and image analysis software, and digital pathology services lowers costs, increases efficiency, and manages workflow in pathology labs.

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Researchers print live cells with standard inkjet printer
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Researchers from Clemson University in South Carolina have found a way to create temporary holes in the membranes of live cells using a standard inkjet printer. The method will be published in the Journal of Visualized Experiments. Researchers have been using the method to print cells onto slides, but that they have only recently discovered that printing the cells causes the disruption in their membranes for a few hours. More

Video footage of T cell attacking a cancer cell
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VideoBrief A video from Cambridge University's Under the Microscope series reveals a battle to the death between a white blood cell and a cancer cell. The T cell, which is only 10 microns long, identifies and engulfs its victim slowly. More
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