Memories from Medica Trade Fair 2017

Our team thanks all of our friends, customers and partners for their support during the great experience of Medica Trade Fair 2017. There were days full of meetings with people from all over the world, with whom to talk about business, technology and the future of IVD...

Prejuidices about physicians: a report

Physicians often face important stress situations. Unfortunately, doctors sometimes have to suffer negative prejudices made by patients who do not demonstrate the due respect. Sites like STAT, WebMD and Medscape have collaborated in collecting stories and data...

Repeatability: an old problem

The question of repeatability in science is an old matter with ancient roots. Despite technological advances, the problem still persists. In a study conducted in 2016 by Nature Magazine, more than 70% of researchers tried to reproduce experiments by other scientists...

Procrastination and work

Procrastination, as we all know, is that behavior that makes us put a task, action, or duty in favor of other tasks for us more enjoyable. It's superfluous to say that this behavior is clashing with productivity at work, it's important for companies and workers, and...

cMyC test: an “instant” blood test for heart attacks

An heart attack (myocardial infarction) occurs when the blood flow to a part of the heart muscle stops, if the flow is not restored, it causes heart muscle damage. Symptoms may vary by person, among the most common we have chest pain, shortness of breath and pain in...

Decision Making in multigenerational teams

Decision making is never a simple process. In any company, periodically, there are difficult choices to make with long meetings where it is discussed the best direction to follow. Teams in companies are often heterogeneous , in their composition, they can integrate...

Low levels of vitamin D to higher risk of MS in Women

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic autoimmune disease affecting the central nervous system. MS produces a loss of myelin in multiple areas of the brain. Causes are still unknown, genesis of the disease seems to be caused by a combination of environmental and genetic...

Leadership: Impact factor and right signals

Solid leadership is a primary factor in managing a team. This role is often the result of a career progression, it is a very important change that needs to be dealt with at best. Leadership styles are different, they can change based on age and experience. The...

Blood biomarkers and early diagnosis in ASD

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a definition that is given to a wide array of symptoms and behavioral disorders. These disorders can have varying degrees and intensity levels. ASD has a wide variety of symptoms and can be diagnosed in both school and pre-school...

Alzheimer’s disease: a blood test can predict the risk

The sadly known Alzheimer's disease is a neurological degenerative disease affecting the brain and is the most common cause of dementia. According to Alzheimer.net about 44 million people in the world are afflicted with Alzheimer's disease or dementia-related...

Hashimoto’s Disease: 8 tips

Hashimoto's disease is an autoimmune pathology that attacks the thyroid and is linked to hypothyroidism, was diagnosed by Japanese physician Haraku Hashimoto in 1912. The causes are not well known but there are several factors that can trigger...