Tag Archives: Testing

Color Genomics to partner with NorthShore on genetic testing

Color Genomics is continuing to build relationships with healthcare organizations to offer DNA tests to their populations. In its latest move, the Burlingame, Calif.-based DNA-testing company is partnering with NorthShore University HealthSystem to offer its genetic tests to more than 10,000 patients. As part of the collaboration, the hospital system will offer Color’s genomic health… Read More »

Public Health England warns that improved treatment and testing rates for STIs in the UK could be imperilled by cuts

The authors place the post-AIDS increase in STIs within a historic context. Gonorrhoea cases in the UK have been recorded since 1918 and syphilis since 1922, when the UK’s network of free and confidential STI clinics was set up. This was after a Royal Commission on Venereal Diseases (as STIs used to be called) recommended… Read More »

POPS! one System for Easy Blood Glucose Testing Cleared by FDA

December 7th, 2018 Editors Medicine, Net News, Pediatrics POPS! Diabetes Care, a company based outside of Minneapolis, won FDA clearance for its unusual, but certainly innovative, POPS! one blood glucose monitoring system. The system consists of a device that can (optionally) stick to the back of your smartphone. It is used to take readings, which… Read More »