Thyroid Awareness | Get to Know the Gland

According to the American Thyroid Association (ATA), more than 12 percent of the United States population will develop a thyroid condition during their lifetime. Although most thyroid diseases are life-long conditions, the ATA advises that they can be managed with medical attention.1 Thyroid Awareness | Get to Know the Gland This January, observe Thyroid Awareness […]

Gestalt Diagnostics’ AI-based digital pathology platform adopted for clinical use by large U.S. lab

The Spokesman-Review Local health sciences company Gestalt Diagnostics says it has achieved a significant milestone by using artificial intelligence and digital pathology to improve patient care. BioReference Laboratories, an OPKO Health company that serves more than 19 million patients per year, has adopted Gestalt Diagnostics’ digital pathology platform in combination with an algorithm developed by […]

Sema4 to Acquire GeneDx, Strengthening its Market-Leading AI-Driven Genomic and Clinical Data Platform

Business combination projected to deliver $350 million in pro forma 2022 revenue $200 million private placement from leading growth and life sciences investors, including Pfizer, will fortify transaction and Sema4 balance sheet Katherine Stueland, CEO of GeneDx and former CCO of Invitae, to join Sema4 as Co-CEO, alongside Eric Schadt, PhD, and become a member […]

Kick-Start Your New Year’s Resolution – Know More about Your Health

The arrival of a new year often sparks inspiration for setting new intentions. As many of us consider making New Year health resolutions, a good starting point may be getting to know more about your health and wellness through an annual visit to your healthcare provider. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this approach could be […]

What Holiday Activities are Safe during the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Each year, the holiday season brings opportunities for festive fun. However, with the emergence of the Omicron variant amid the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, planning for safe holiday activities could still be a challenge. Though reducing your risk of exposure to COVID-19 to zero may be difficult – here, we offer a few creative holiday activities, […]

MVP Health Care Offers On-Demand COVID-19 PCR Testing and Laboratory Collections

First regional health plan to offer innovative digital platform providing safe and affordable diagnostic services Schenectady, NY — December 21, 2021 — MVP Health Care(MVP) today announced a collaboration  with BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company, to offer MVP members medically necessary COVID-19 testing, bloodwork, and other diagnostic tests in the comfort of their homes. MVP, […]

NFL requiring coaches, team staff to get COVID-19 boosters

The Associated Press The NFL is requiring coaches, front-office staff and team personnel to receive a COVID-19 booster by Dec. 27. In a memo sent to teams on Monday and obtained by The Associated Press, the league said: “Given the increased prevalence of the virus in our communities, our experts have recommended that we implement […]

COVID-19 – Connecting with Friends & Family during the Holidays

Festive celebrations are an important part of the winter holiday season. From parties to feasts to opening presents, many cherished holiday traditions have one thing in common – gathering with friends and family. Taking precautions to help keep loved ones safe from COVID-19 should be an important part of your plan this year, especially with […]

BioReference Celebrates 40 Years: Our Story

This December, BioReference is proud to be celebrating an exciting milestone – our 40th anniversary. For over four decades, our dedicated team has worked to build a legacy of scientific expertise through innovative and tailored laboratory test solutions. Join us in celebrating our 40th anniversary and learn more about our dynamic evolution. BioReference Celebrates 40 […]

OPKO Health Receives U.S. FDA Approval for the 4Kscore® Test

MIAMI, Dec. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OPKO Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPK) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved OPKO’s 4Kscore Test. This test is approved for use in men age 45 and older who have not had a prior prostate biopsy or are biopsy negative and have an age-specific abnormal total PSA and/or […]