Horseshoe crab blood is key to making a Covid-19 vaccine – but the ecosystem may suffer

In 2016 a synthetic alternative (rFC) to horseshoe crab blood, used in bacterial infection detection for injectable procedures, was licensed. And yet horseshoe crabs are both threatened with extinction and in line for preservation due to Covid-19 and its...

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Breakthrough studies on monoclonal antibodies

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Centre (VUMC), based in Amsterdam, have recently published optimistic results from monoclonal antibody preclinical trials in Nature Medicine that could potentially be a breakthrough in the search for both a curative for the Covid-19...

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Hospital margins are down – is selling your health data a solution

A framework allowing a more sensible approach to health data collection In our previous blog we outlined the pressure on hospital margins and the entire hospital business model as a direct result of Covid-19. One solution is the sale by...

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