Accumetrics signs a distribution agreement with Grifols for its VerifyNow Program in Spain.

Has announced the signing of a fresh exclusive distribution agreement for its VerifyNow System in Spain, Chile and Portugal with Grifols S.A. This distribution agreement will continue to broaden Accumetrics’ reach in both scope and geography, and enhance the growing numbers of countries where physicians have access to the VerifyNow Program. The VerifyNow System assesses response to life-saving antiplatelet therapies, such as for example aspirin, Plavix, Effient and GP IIb/IIIa inhibitors. Patients react to antiplatelet medications differently and these lab tests help doctors ensure their sufferers are receiving the optimal treatment. ‘We’re extremely excited to discover distribution of our VerifyNow Program reach Spain, Chile and Portugal.That is a good way to begin practicing.

Ageing reversed in mice: Study By Dr Ananya Mandal, MD A scientific team at Harvard-affiliated medical centers manipulated mice to age quicker genetically. They used gene therapy to lengthen telomeres Then. Telomeres are compounds found at the ends of strands of DNA that are linked to age. This lengthening of telomeres reversed age-related complications such as decreased brain function and infertility. Dr. Enzymes known as telomerases protect the telomeres and reduce DNA harm thought to donate to tissue ageing.