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Autoscribe Release New and Improved Pharmaceutical/Manufacturing-Specific LIMS Solution

Autoscribe Informatics, a leading global laboratory informatics provider, announced the release of a new and improved Matrix Gemini Pharmaceutical/Manufacturing LIMS to meet the changing needs of the pharmaceutical, manufacturing and regulated industries. Designed specifically for pharmaceutical and other regulated...

Vitamin D Status Did Not Predict COVID-19 Infection Risk In The UK Biobank

A recent meta-analysis of 25 clinical trials located in 15 countries conducted by the UK National Health Service (NHS), Institute for Health Research, indicated that vitamin D supplements reduced the risk of acute respiratory infection (ARI) from...

How Do People In Nashville React To The Biobank Consent Process?

Gathering informed consent from participants is a pillar of biobanking. As ambitious biobanking projects such as All of US and UK biobank proliferate and become ever larger, the benefits and the potential risks for participants also grow....

Therapeutic Avenue For Acute Coronary Syndrome? – Exploring The Circular RNA Profile

Circular RNAs (circRNA) result from pre-mRNA back-splicing. Next generation sequencing has a blind spot for these circRNAs due to their lack of polyA tails and thus their abundance has only recently been appreciated. Using appropriate primers and/or...

Microbial Communities Associated With Cystic Fibrosis

Much of the morbidity and mortality of cystic fibrosis (CF), an inherited mucus condition of the lungs, is due to infections by the bacterial pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Some data indicate that between 60-80% of CF patients are...

Genetic Associations With Tpe Of The Heart T-Wave Under Different Conditions In UK Biobank

Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is an unexpected death due to heart failure which occurs rapidly, often within 1 hour of symptom presentation. In the vast majority of SCD cases there were no long term warning signs of...

Making Associations With Dilated Cardiomyopathy Using MRI

Under the condition of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), the heart becomes enlarged and cannot pump blood effectively, which can proceed to heart failure. It is the most common reason for heart transplantation. There are both extrinsic and genetic...

Sleep Medicine Structured Clinical Documentation And Implementation Toolkit

Quality of sleep and disorders thereof have been difficult to quantitate in a comparable manner needed for investigation of effective interventions. Electronic health records (EHR/ EMRs), mobile devices and wearables could remove that barrier. An effective modern...

Associations Between Chemicals And Colorectal Cancer

Cancer is a disease that is influenced by both extrinsic and genetic factors. These factors can be protective or deleterious. Gene-extrinsic factor interactions could provide valuable insights into chemicals that are potentially protective or toxic.

Biobank Study Of Multimorbidity In Type II Diabetics

Multimorbidity is common for people with type II diabetes (T2D) with around 85% suffering from other chronic conditions. Comorbidity could make it more difficult to maintain inadequate control of blood glucose leading to further complications of diabetes,...