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New patient test could tell GPs if infections are antibiotic resistant in under two hours

A new rapid patient test which could identify whether bacteria isolated from clinical samples are antibiotic resistant in under two hours is being trialled on a range of antibiotics commonly used to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs). If successful, the test could transform decision-making around antibiotic choice by helping inform the five million antibiotic prescriptions… Read More »

A Blood Test for Alzheimer’s? It’s Coming, Scientists Report

For decades, researchers have sought a blood test for beta amyloid, the protein that is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. Several groups and companies have made progress, and on Thursday, scientists at Washington University in St. Louis reported that they had devised the most sensitive blood test yet. The test will not be available for… Read More »

Q&A released with Major General John Charlton, Former Commander of the Army Test and Evaluation Center, US Army ahead of SMi’s Future Armored Vehicles Active Protection Systems USA Conference 2019

SMi reports: Conference chairman, Former Commander of the Army Test and Evaluation Center, US Army is interviewed ahead of the upcoming conference on June 11th and 12th 2019 Ahead of SMi’s Future Armored Vehicles Active Protection Systems USA conference taking place on June 11th and 12th in Arlington, VA, SMi group caught up with conference… Read More »