Urine test helps spot lung blood clots; Study: Companion Dx market slated to soar;

> Researchers have come up with a urine test that detects lung blood clots more accurately than existing blood tests. Story

> MDxHealth said its ConfirmMDx prostate cancer diagnostic test substantially reduced the repeat biopsy rate for patients in a successful new clinical utility study. Release

> Biomarkers exist that can be used to develop a diagnostic test for peripartum cardiomyopathy, a life-threatening disorder that kills pregnant women in developing countries, scientists have found. Release

> The CEO of MGC Diagnostics has resigned and will switch to a company that handles healthcare cost containment and wellness programs for small and midsize employers. Item

> The companion diagnostics market will grow in a big way over the next several years even in the face of low insurance reimbursement rates, the research and consulting firm GlobalData predicts. Release

> Activity in the hippocampus could serve as a schizophrenia biomarker and help measure the effectiveness of drug treatments for the condition, according to a new study. Story

Virtual Clinical Trials Summit

Virtual Clinical Trials Summit: The Premier Educational Event Focused on Decentralized Clinical Trials

In this virtual environment, we will look at current and future trends for ongoing virtual trials, diving into the many ways companies can improve patient engagement and trial behavior to enhance retention with a focus on emerging technology and harmonized data access across the clinical trial system.