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Inside Track: Bacterial Vaginosis: Common, and Silent

Abridged and edited results of a live Q&A session with Donna Mayne, BS, MT(ASCP), (CLS)NCA, microbiology and molecular laboratory manager at Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola Laboratory, during CLP's well-attended webcast on “Bacterial Vaginosis: Complications and Diagnostic Options.”

Beckman Coulter Study Identifies Heart Attack Risk

Beckman Coulter Inc, Orange County, Calif, announced research results that demonstrated that elevated levels of pregnancy associated plasma protein-A (PAPP-A), as measured by the companys investigative test cPAPP-A, can predict risk of imminent heart attack or death in patients with non-ST segment elevation (NSTE) Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS).

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News Story #18662

Long-term low-intensity warfarin therapy found highly effective in preventing recurrent VTE A new study led by Paul M. Ridker, M.D. of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, has found that long-term, low-intensity warfarin t

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The Heart

By Coleen Curran hs-CRP may diagnose potential cardiac risk and be the tip of the “inflammatory response” iceberg While heart disease is still the No. 1 killer of humans – male and female – an increasing number of us survive t

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