Market Updates

Nearly 50% of The Depressed Individuals are Untreated
October, 2018

Half Of The Individuals Suffering With Depression Remain UntreatedDepression is a leading cause of disability globally, leading to increased rate of suicide. It is noted that nearly 16 million individuals in US are suffering from depression.  Many statisti [...]

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cell-free DNA Testing, is set to Compete with Traditional Diagnostic Techniques
October, 2018

Cell-free DNA (cfDNA) or circulating free DNA are degraded DNA fragments present in blood plasma and urine, that can be used to describe various forms of DNA freely circulating the bloodstream, that includes circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA), cell-free fetal DNA (cfDNA) and donor-derived cell-free DNA (ddcfDNA). These tests include screening to detect chromosomal abnormalities in the fetus and to identify post-transplantation rejection & specific mutations in cancer patients in gynecology, transplantation rejection, and oncology. ctDNA is [...]

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Russia LDPE Prices Continue to Rise on Plant Shutdowns
October, 2018

Russia is facing limited supply of low-density polyethylene (LDPE), due to which it put pressure on prices despite low demand. It is creating lack of supply and rise in prices for LDPE. It all started because of Ufaorgsintez shut for a scheduled turnaround in September; and Kazanorgsintez’s reduced production in September-October due to a lack of ethylene.Although, the demand for LDPE is not that strong but due to the shortage in production of LDPE, the prices are continuing to go higher. The company Ufaorgsintez has r [...]

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Microwave Ablation - Destroying Tumors with Extreme Temperatures
October, 2018

The microwave ablation of soft tissue is the most adopted minimally invasive therapeutic procedure used for dissection, destruction, or elimination of the targeted tissue. These systems have controlled transmission of electromagnetic energy that is directed into the target site or tissue during a medical procedure. It is used for treating tumors and in various fields such as urology, gynecology, orthopedic, and ophthalmology. Ablation procedures involve the use of imaging modalities such as MRI, CT, and ultrasound for detection and treatment of [...]

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Petrochemicals Set to be the Largest Energy Consumer
October, 2018

International Energy Agency (IEA) released a study stating that petrochemical industry is set to become the largest crude oil & natural gas consumer in future. The industry which account for almost 14% of the global oil consumption roughly 8% of natural gas demand, is one of the key blind spots in global energy conservation and environment debate as per Fatih Birol, executive director, IEA.There are few noticeable facts about the industry which many people might not be aware of.

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Swift Diagnosis of Heart Attacks with High-Sensitivity Troponin Test
October, 2018

Heart attack is the cause of more than 114,023 lives in US in 2015. Nearly 8 million emergency room visits are recorded in US annually, but only 5.5% are diagnosed with conditions such as heart attack, rupture of aorta, lung embolisms, collapse of lungs, and esophageal ruptures. Equipped with data to eliminate myocardial infarctions, Siemens Healthineers has developed a troponin I assay (TnIH) with high sensitivity for the Atellica IM and ADVIA Centaur XP/XPT in vitro diagnostic analyzers for initial diagnosis of myocardial infractions.

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Managed Security Services - To Gain Security Expertise
October, 2018

Managed security services (MSS) are offered by third party providers for managing organization’s security needs. MSS providers offer their services from within the premises of the organization or remotely, typically via cloud depending on the requirements. Businesses are growing and expanding globally and so do the threats and malwares. With threats becoming more hostile, IT budgets have been diversified for various tasks making it difficult to allocate adequate budget for specific security tasks that require constant monitoring as well a [...]

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James Allison and Tasuku Honjo won Nobel Prize for Cancer Immunotherapy
October, 2018

Swift Diagnosis of Heart Attacks with High-sensitivity Troponin Test Two scientists (Professor James P Allison from the University of Texas and Professor Tasuku Honjo from Kyoto University) who discovered how to fight cancer using the body's immune system have won the 2018 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine. The scientists found that the body's own immune system could be turned on cancers, marking a major breakthrough in our fight against the disease. The prize was worth 9 million Swedish kro [...]

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Managed Mobility Services - To Reduce Organization’s Burden
October, 2018

OverviewManaged Mobility Services is a term used for procurement, and/or deployment or management of mobile devices which connect the mobile workforce with the organization’s environment, along with secured provisioning of the corresponding application software and services. Here procurement means automating and streamline purchasing, provisioning and device activation with integration direct into your existing purchasing system, while deployment signifies, simplifying carrier service and d [...]

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Why Chinese Smart Bike Sharing Systems Failed in Western Europe
October, 2018

Biking is a popular transit mode across developed countries and smart bike vendors have already witnesses higher adoption from urban commuters in North America, China and western European countries. The leading smart bike sharing vendors in China, namely, Ofo and Mobike have already registered a few million rides every day. Due to the competitive pricing models and low-cost of capex and favourable regulations from local transportation authorities, these companies have managed to expand their services in European cities; however, the move has no [...]

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