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January 29, 2015, 3:14 pm
PerkinElmer profit tops estimates on strong newborn screening
Scientific instruments maker PerkinElmer Inc on Thursday reported better-than-expected fourth quarter revenue and profit, helped by strong demand for its newborn screening tests in developing markets. PerkinElmer, which also sells environmental and food safety testing equipment, gets more than half of its revenue from sales outside the United States, including some 25 percent from Europe, where ...

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January 29, 2015, 1:23 pm
PerkinElmer profit tops estimates on strong sales of newborn screening tests
Scientific instruments maker PerkinElmer Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly adjusted revenue and profit, helped by strong sales of its newborn diagnostic screening tests in developing markets. ...

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January 30, 2015, 10:20 am
PerkinElmer Beats Q4 Earnings & Revenues, View Optimistic - Analyst Blog
PerkinElmer Inc (PKI) reported fourth-quarter 2014 EPS of 85 cents, which surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 7 cents.

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January 29, 2015, 10:42 am
Grey Nuns first to routinely test newborns for heart defects
Edmonton’s Grey Nuns Hospital is the first in the world to screen every newborn leaving the hospital for congenital heart defects. The test monitors the child’s oxygen saturation, identifying infants that may need further testing.

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January 29, 2015, 8:35 am
AACC Cautions FDA Against Extraneous Oversight of Medical Tests That Help Patients With Rare or New Conditions
Today AACC sent formal comments to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) addressing FDA's proposal for oversight of laboratory developed tests. AACC shares FDA's goal of improving the safety and effectiveness of these crucial tests, but recommends that the agency protect patient access to the tests by limiting its oversight to high risk laboratory developed tests. AACC additionally recommends ...

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January 27, 2015, 8:58 am
MDA Names Kristin Stephenson to VP of Policy and Advocacy to Build on Recent Landmark Victories
WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Muscular Dystrophy Association has named Kristin Stephenson, an accomplished lawyer, seasoned public health advocate and active member of the MDA community, as its Vice President of Policy and Advocacy, effective immediately....

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January 22, 2015, 11:19 pm
Deadline to send baby blood sample now 1 business day
LITTLE ROCK -- The Arkansas Board of Health gave final approval to two rule changes to blood sampling for newborn babies Thursday, including one measure to send samples to a state laboratory more quickly for testing.

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January 19, 2015, 10:56 pm
Researchers find genetic mutation that causes glycogen storage disease type IIIa in Inuit
A team of Canadian and Japanese researchers has identified the genetic mutation responsible for glycogen storage disease type IIIa in Inuit in northern Quebec, Canada, in a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

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January 19, 2015, 11:56 am
Rare shared genetic mutation for disease in Inuit discovered
A team of Canadian and Japanese researchers has identified the genetic mutation responsible for glycogen storage disease type IIIa in Inuit in northern Quebec, Canada. Their paper identifies a mutation in the gene encoding the glycogen debranching enzyme, which had previously been undetected in a decade of investigation by the same authors.

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January 19, 2015, 9:16 am
Researchers identify rare shared genetic mutation for disease in Inuit
( Canadian Medical Association Journal ) A team of Canadian and Japanese researchers has identified the genetic mutation responsible for glycogen storage disease type IIIa in Inuit in northern Quebec, Canada, in a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. The paper identifies a mutation in the gene encoding the glycogen debranching enzyme, which had previously been undetected ...

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January 15, 2015, 1:11 pm
Bristol Township students celebrate first Hope for Hannah Day
Hannah Ginion would have turned 2 Thursday. To honor her memory, students across Bristol Township wore blue to raise awareness for the baby who inspired a law to update Pennsylvania's newborn screenin

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January 15, 2015, 5:41 am
Microbiology Testing Market worth $12,411.36 Million in 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets
The clinical microbiology market is segmented on the basis of products into consumables and instruments. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/microbiology-testing-market-219135367.html (PRWeb January 15, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/clinical-microbiology/market/prweb12440347.htm

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