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Increase your knowledge during Autism Awareness Month For almost 50 years, the Autism Society has celebrated Autism Awareness Month each April in hopes of increasing…

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) affects 15%–20% of adolescents and women of childbearing age. It is a result of androgen excess and leads to the progression…

Blood Banking Blood Banking

By improving guidelines, an academic medical center research team reduced blood wastage and saved millions of dollars. BLOOD BANKING A multidisciplinary team at Vanderbilt University…

Immunology Vaccine Refrigeration

Protect vaccination integrity with new guidelines from the CDC. Proper vaccine refrigeration is not a hit-or-miss proposition. Each year, there are reports on how improper vaccine…

Microbiology Thinkstock/iStock

Accurately identifying those with tuberculosis infection and disease is crucial to initiative to reduce related deaths. Recent mathematical models have estimated that, in 2014, the…

Oncology Thinkstock/istock

Liquid biopsies move towards becoming the preferred method of monitoring tumors It’s no secret that cancer diagnostics play a central role in the realm of…

Microbiology Thinkstock/DisabilityImages

Current trends in diagnostic microbiology testing for drug resistant organisms With the rising problem of global antibiotic resistance, the role that the diagnostic microbiology laboratory…

Molecular Diagnostics Thinkstock/istock

Molecular assays enable accurate detection, yet sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise. Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and diseases (STDs) pose a unique problem in…

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