With the latest update from the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC) showing influenza near epidemic proportions in 43
states, Concentra ,
a subsidiary of Humana
Inc. (NYSE: HUM), is urging those at medical risk of complications
to take steps to protect against the spread of the disease.
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN) today
announced a new strategic alliance to collaborate on scalable and
affordable genomics solutions to provide personalized health care for
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Program promotes balanced fertilization by Ethiopian farmers using potassium fertilizers to maximize agricultural productivity and improve economic benefits Sponsored activities include the establishment of hundreds of potassium fertilizer demonstration plots throughout Ethiopia and support of digital soil fertility mapping project led by the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ethiopian Agriculture Transformation Agency ICL (NYSE and TASE: ICL), a global manufacturer of products based on minerals that fulfill essential needs of the world's growing population in the agriculture, processed food and engineered materials markets, today announced that it launched a Potash for Growth program in Ethiopia .
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QIAGEN's circulating tumor DNA test is now CE-IVD marked to assess EGFR mutation status in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients based on plasma samples therascreen EGFR RGQ Plasma PCR kit helps physicians to identify patients who could benefit from treatment with IRESSA when tumor tissue sample is not evaluable QIAGEN pioneering the use of liquid biopsy-based companion diagnostics as a less-invasive option to complement surgical biopsies for genomic profiling of cancers QIAGEN (NASDAQ: QGEN; Frankfurt , Prime Standard: QIA) announced today the CE-IVD marking of its novel liquid biopsy-based companion diagnostic that analyzes circulating nucleic acids obtained from blood samples to assess an important genomic mutation in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), the most common form of this cancer.
By Laura He, MarketWatch
Other major Asian markets close lower
Hong Kong stocks ended higher on Monday, extending a winning streak to four sessions, led by two of tycoon Li Ka-shing's major companies following reorganizing plans announced late last week.
GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. (Nasdaq:GNMK), a leading provider of
automated, multiplex molecular diagnostic testing systems, today
announced completion of the development stage of its ePlex system,
positive preliminary fourth quarter 2014 results, and the closing of a
debt facility of up to $40 million led by GE Capital, Healthcare
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