Survey data show that stress and burnout are common in laboratory workplaces and suggest a need for interventions to improve job satisfaction and well-being, according to reports published online February 21 in the American Journal of Clinical Pathology.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has created a Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System code (U0001) specifically for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.
A laboratory is a facility that provides controlled conditions in which research experiments, analytical services, quality control, etc., are performed to determine whether a clinical intervention or process produces the desired effects or whether other factors were responsible for the desired effects.
In order to contain a virus, it’s important to know exactly what you’re dealing with – and the COVID-19 coronavirus is no different. “One of the key tools to try to contain or limit transmission of infectious diseases is case identification,” says Samira Mubareka, a virologist in the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine and at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.
O’Day is the founder and CEO of Olaris, a local biotech startup developing artificial intelligence designed to determine the effectiveness of various drugs for individual patients.
In a world first, a woman rendered infertile by cancer treatment gave birth after one of her immature eggs was matured, frozen, and then -- five years later -- thawed and fertilized, researchers in France reported.
Thanks to the popularity of urgent care clinics and other non-hospital-based ambulatory care providers, the year-over-year growth in the number of hospital outpatient visits has been on the decline for decades.
A randomized, controlled clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the investigational antiviral remdesivir in hospitalized adults diagnosed with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has begun at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha
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