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Month: August 2017


Peanut Allergy Research Yields Promising Results

August 31, 2017

Peanuts terrify a skyrocketing number of kids and adults who are plagued by allergies that can close the throat and prevent breathing. New research offers potential relief even as allergies are on the rise. Private insurance claims for anaphylactic peanut reactions – severe shock that can narrow the airway – soared by 445 percent from […]

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How iSpecimen Ensures Biospecimen Patient Privacy: A Deeper Dive

August 22, 2017

At iSpecimen, getting researchers the specimens they need from the patients they want is accomplished with the utmost attention to patient privacy and federal regulations. By patient, we mean the people whose biofluids, solid tissue, or viable cells make their way into biomedical research for new diagnostics and therapeutics. Protecting patient privacy requires us to […]

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A Wake-Up Call About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

August 10, 2017

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis, afflicts as many as 2.5 million Americans, most of whom have faced doubters who think the condition is mainly psychological. “If I never hear another person say, ‘I’m chronically fatigued too,’ it won’t be too soon,” quipped one expert. But new research out of the Stanford […]

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