Roche is partnering with Moderna to include a Covid-19 antibody test in the mRNA specialist’s ongoing vaccine trials, the Swiss drugmaker said, potentially demonstrating if the vaccine is working.
A recent study completed by the University of Chicago School of Medicine suggests a key player should be added to protective measures to stay safe and healthy during the Covid-19 pandemic: Vitamin D.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting clinical laboratory staff and healthcare providers that false positive results can occur with Covid-19 antigen tests.
Elizabeth Holmes is set to go to trial in March 2021 after a last-ditch effort to throw out the pending criminal charges against her failed
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization for Abbott Laboratories’ lab-based Covid-19 antibody blood test.
Three scientists will share the Nobel Prize for Medicine for their seminal discoveries that led to the identification of the Hepatitis C virus, a significant health problem across the globe that can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer in patients.
Progentec Diagnostics Inc. launched a novel blood test to determine the likelihood that a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus (commonly known as both SLE and lupus) will experience an immunologic disease flare during the coming 12 weeks.
South San Francisco-based Freenome closed on an oversubscribed $270 million Series C financing, with the round led by new investor Bain Capital Life Sciences and existing investor Perceptive Advisors.
A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that a new blood test may be helpful for detecting Alzheimer’s disease as early as 20 years before the onset of cognitive impairment.
Many studies assessing the accuracy of COVID-19 antibody tests had major shortcomings, a review concluded, offering further evidence the blood tests are of little use for people seeking to know with certainty if they have been infected.