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Wearable or portable healthcare technology is a sector we first visited back in June 2013 and it became timely again because the FDA has just issued guidance about the use of some of these low risk devices. […]

Health Care Small Cap Stocks Looking, Well, Healthy

Posted On June 10, 2014 | by AllenCaron

Though the small cap market as a whole has been down lately, one sector appears to be rallying and surpassing the others. That’s right – health care companies, a mainstay of small cap indices, is on the […]

Last month, pioneering Spokane-based and PerkinElmer-owned tech company Signature Genomic Laboratories, which provides scientific, DNA-based tests to identify genetic disorders in embryos or babies, announced they would be closing their doors sometime this summer. PerkinElmer stated that […]

Sink Your Teeth Into These Dental Small Caps

Posted On March 18, 2014 | by AllenCaron

When you think about the importance of teeth (after all, everyone has them), it’s hard to believe that the worldwide movement to promote regular brushing and flossing only began around 1890. The history of dentistry as we […]

$1,000 Milestone for Molecular Analysis

Posted On March 4, 2014 | by AllenCaron

In the world of molecular analysis, one long-term goal has been the creation of cost effective genome sequencing. A recent announcement from Illumina, Inc. (Nasdaq:ILMN), the world’s leading seller of gene sequencing machines, marks the near accomplishment […]

Small Caps for Backs Are On Track

Posted On December 30, 2013 | by AllenCaron

If you’ve ever woken up with a twinge in your back and wondered, “Where did that even come from?”, you’re not alone. Lower back pain is the leading cause of physical disability in people under the age […]

According to a recent press release, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) now recommends microarray analysis for pregnancies that show fetal abnormalities during an ultrasound. This decision means that chromosomal microarray analysis (CMA) is now […]

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