Walter Jessen

557 Flips | 3 Magazines | 6 Following | 140 Followers | @wjjessen | Publisher at Highlight Health Media. Digital magazines: Highlight HEALTH, Biomarker Commons and Patron Health.

Roche Receives FDA Approval for VENTANA ALK (D5F3) CDx Assay to Identify Lung Cancer Patients Eligible for Treatment with Roche's ALECENSA (alectinib)

Reading time: 1 – 2 minutes<p>Roche recently announced it has obtained US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the VENTANA ALK (D5F3) CDx …

Biognosys Announces a Technological Breakthrough in the Development of Its Next-Generation Proteomics Workflow

Reading time: 2 – 3 minutes<p>Biognosys AG announced today a breakthrough in the development of its next generation proteomics technology that helps …

World Vegan Day: 5 Vegan Diet Health Benefits

Reading time: 6 – 10 minutes<p>Today is World Vegan Day, an annual event celebrated on November 1st. World Vegan Day is an opportunity to promote the …

Biodesix Blood-Based Diagnostic Testing Approach To PD-L1 Detection Shows Concordance with Immunohistochemistry

Reading time: 2 – 3 minutes<p>Biodesix presented preliminary data evaluating a blood-based PD-L1 assay to identify patients who may benefit from cancer …

Recently Identified Biomarker Could Be Valid Diagnostic Tool for Gaucher Disease, Mouse Study Suggests

Reading time: 2 – 4 minutes<p>Glucosylsphingosine (lyso-Gb1), a recently identified biomarker for Gaucher disease (GD), was shown to contribute to the …

So My Brain Amyloid Level is “Elevated”—What Does That Mean?

Reading time: 4 – 6 minutes<p>Testing drugs to prevent or delay the onset of Alzheimer’s dementia and using them in the clinic will mean identifying and …

New Study: Videssa Breast Blood Test Can Effectively Rule Out Breast Cancer, Regardless of Breast Density

Reading time: 3 – 4 minutes<p>A new study published in PLOS ONE demonstrates that Videssa® Breast, a multi-protein biomarker blood test for breast …

Tyme Identifies Potential Method and Biomarker for Converting Malignant Tumors to Inert Calcified Mass

Reading time: 2 minutes<p>Tyme Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: TYME), a biotechnology company using cellular metabolism and oxidative stress to develop …

Immunovia Signs Major Autoimmune Biomarker Discovery Collaboration with Linkoping University

Reading time: 2 minutes<p>Immunovia announced today the signing of a major research collaboration on discovery of diagnostic biomarkers for autoimmune …

What, Where and How: Exploring Disease Predisposition to Deliver Personalized Medicine

Reading time: 5 – 8 minutes<p>Geneticists from the University of Geneva have taken an important step towards true predictive medicine. Exploring the …

New Asthma Biomarkers Identified from Lung Bacteria

Reading time: 4 – 6 minutes<p>While the microbiome has gained significant attention for its impact on digestive health in recent years, its effect on …

Are e-Cigarettes ‘Safer’ than Regular Cigarettes?

Reading time: 3 – 4 minutes<p>E-cigarettes appear to trigger unique immune responses as well as the same ones triggered by regular cigarettes, according …

Today is World Food Day 2017: Change the Future of Migration

Today is World Food Day. World Food Day is both a day of action against hunger for those who are starving from lack of food and a day to promote …

Comprehensive Online Library Developed by Telomere Diagnostics Provides Resources on Science of Telomeres

Reading time: 2 minutes<p>Telomere Diagnostics, the leader in telomere length measurement, a recognized biomarker for aging well, and creator of the …

New Biomarker Allows Better Prediction of Survival for Patients with Colorectal Metastases

Reading time: 2 – 4 minutes<p>Liver metastases are formed from cancer cells that have originated in other organs and migrated to the liver via the …

Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells: Proteomics Test

Reading time: 4 – 6 minutes<p>Stem cells have the ability to continue dividing and renewing for long periods of up to a year or more and transform from …

Tau Shalt Not Return to Play

Reading time: 4 – 7 minutes<p>This January, former New York Jets defensive end Mark Gastineau told a radio show host that he had been diagnosed with …

Candidate Biomarkers for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

Reading time: 2 – 3 minutes<p>An article published in Experimental Biology and Medicine (Volume 242, Issue 2, January, 2017) reports a new method for …

Biomarker Could Identify Patients With Potential to Recover From Advanced Heart Failure

Reading time: 4 – 6 minutes<p>Investigators at the University of Utah have identified distinct differences in the hearts of advanced heart failure …

White Matter Hyperintensity May Serve as Biomarker for SCD, Study Says

Reading time: 2 – 4 minutes<p>An analysis of white matter hyperintensity (WMH, a measure of the risk of stroke) may serve as a biomarker to track the …

Serum micoRNAs May Serve as Biomarkers for Multiple Sclerosis

Reading time: 2 – 3 minutes<p>MicroRNAs are small RNA molecules that influence basic cellular processes and have been proposed as biomarkers for the …

Health Care Costs Doubled in Patients Showing Presence of Asthma Biomarker

Reading time: 2 – 3 minutes<p>eMAX Health Systems, LLC announced the results of new research showing almost 200% higher health care costs in patients …

Salivary Cortisol Biomarker May Improve Glucocorticoid Therapy Management

Reading time: 3 – 4 minutes<p>In patients with adrenal insufficiency, salivary cortisol rhythm may serve as a useful biomarker to evaluate the adequacy …

Biomarker in Pregnant Women Linked to Depression, Low Infant Birth Weight

Reading time: 2 – 4 minutes<p>Depression is very common during pregnancy, with as many as one in seven women suffering from the illness and more than a …

Scientists Detect Malaria in 15 Minutes with 20-cent Paper Centrifuge

Stanford bioengineers have created an ultra-low-cost, hand-spun centrifuge that separates blood into its individual components in only 1.5 minutes …

Sarah Cannon and Genospace, LLC Announce Merger to Enhance Cancer Care Through Personalized Medicine Platform

Reading time: 2 – 3 minutes<p>Sarah Cannon, the Cancer Institute of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), today announced that Genospace, LLC, a …

Autism Biomarker Seen as Boon for New Treatments

Reading time: 2 – 3 minutes<p>Researchers at the UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment have identified a signature brain-wave pattern for …

AbbVie and GMI Announce Landmark Population Genomics Alliance

Reading time: 2 – 3 minutes<p>AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a global biopharmaceutical company, life-sciences startup Genomics Medicine Ireland Limited (GMI), …

Biodesix and Bioyong Announce Agreement for Joint Development and Commercialization of VeriStrat Test in Greater China

Reading time: 2 minutes<p>Biodesix, Inc. (Boulder, CO, USA) and Bioyong Technology Company Ltd. (Beijing, China) announced today that they have entered …

January is National Cervical Health Awareness Month

The goal of National Cervical Health Awareness Month is to raise awareness about how women can protect themselves from HPV (human papillomavirus) and …