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Sep 21, 2015
In today's guest blog, Ben Nunn and Mike Birtwistle, from Incisive Health, look at the key figures in the Shadow Cabinet who will determine where Labour goes on health.
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Aug 28, 2015
Doesn't time fly when you're having fun! Barbara, having completed her first year at BIVDA, gives us a lowdown on what has been keeping her busy for the past 12 months #Barbara'sBIVDAblog
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Aug 21, 2015
Ahead of Blood Cancer Awareness Month in September, this week’s #BIVDAblog is raising awareness of haematological malignancies and the role played by diagnostics.
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Aug 14, 2015
Looking back at some of the headlines from the past few months, it would appear that the world of sport has been gripped by one doping scandal after another in 2015.
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Aug 07, 2015
With the rising prominence of tumour biomarkers and genetic profiling, it is clear that the profile of in vitro diagnostics within the cancer sector has never been higher. BIVDA outlines some of the research that has grabbed the attention of the national media this year.
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Jul 30, 2015
BIVDA used this week’s #TestingTuesday to join the likes of Stephen Fry, Richard Branson and Right Said Fred in raising awareness on World Hepatitis Day, highlighting the role in vitro diagnostics play in tackling the disease. Read on to find out more about the day and how diagnostics can help prevent hepatitis.
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Jul 23, 2015
Monday saw the launch of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Life Sciences in the House of Commons. BIVDA gives an overview of the day.
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Jul 10, 2015
This week dementia is once again at the centre of the healthcare agenda. Following Wednesday’s budget, BIVDA takes a look at the economics of dementia research funding and how IVDs may be able to help.
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Jul 03, 2015
China is viewed as one of the world’s most lucrative export markets by almost all sectors, and this is no less true for the health and life sciences industry. We take a look at the growing IVD market in in this rising global power.
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Jun 26, 2015
The science and technology community descended upon Portcullis House along with several MPs for Parliamentary Links Day 2015, hosted by the Society of Biology. BIVDA were there and give an overview of the day in this week's blog.
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