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Significant Step in Coronavirus Response Efforts. Emergency Diagnostic Panel Usage Authorized

February 5, 2020

FDA Issues Emergency Use Authorization for the First 2019 Novel Coronavirus Diagnostic. Today, the U.S Food and Drug…
Want to know your mental health status? There is an app for that

November 13, 2019

Thanks to advances in artificial intelligence, computers can now assist doctors in diagnosing disease and help monitor patient…
Survival rates for ovarian cancer patients could be increased by this little scope

November 9, 2018

Ovarian cancer claims the highest mortality rate of all gynecologic cancers – as high as 70 percent –…
Blood Test ‘Biopsy’ for Kids with Brain Tumors Is Simple, Safe Way to See If Treatment Is Working

October 17, 2018

A new blood test for children with brain tumors may offer a safe way to allow doctors to…
Scientists develop new way to identify breast cancer tumors

September 7, 2018

research team led by USC scientists has developed a new way to identify molecular markers of breast cancer…
Scientists created a Tetris-like AI program for breast cancer diagnosis

September 6, 2018

More than 1.5 million women each year are affected by breast cancer – it is one of the…
New patch boosts brightness in medical diagnostic tests

July 16, 2018

Fluorescence-based biosensing and bioimaging technologies are widely used in research and clinical settings to detect and image various…
A laser with a nose? This laser beam can sniff out different gases

July 12, 2018

Lasers are good for pointing at stuff, cutting, playing games and doing science. But did you know they…
UPMC Hamot First in U.S. to Use Innovative Robotic Technology to Detect Lung Cancer Earlier

June 21, 2018

More than 90 percent of people diagnosed with lung cancer do not survive the disease, in part because…
Proteomics International signs with PrismHealthDx for US launch of PromarkerD predictive test for diabetic kidney disease

June 5, 2018

Medical technology company Proteomics International Laboratories Ltd (Proteomics International; ASX: PIQ) has signed the first licence agreement for…
Altered body odor indicates malaria even if microscope doesn’t

May 15, 2018

Typhoid Mary may have infected a hundred or more people, but asymptomatic carriers of malaria infect far more…
How the power of mathematics can help assess lung function

May 11, 2018

Researchers at the University of Southampton have developed a new computational way of analysing X-ray images of lungs,…
Symptom Checker: Identifying Symptoms and Signs of Disease Using Radio Waves

April 27, 2018

New research and approaches abound. Research in different fields allows discovering patterns which make it possible to effectively…
Using tooth sensors to detect disease

April 21, 2018

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the School of…
Diagnosing, treating neuropathy symptoms in cancer patients not exact science

April 20, 2018

Most of the roughly 15.5 million cancer survivors in the U.S. receive chemotherapy, and roughly 65 percent develop…
Researchers identify “smell” given off by malaria-infected children

April 19, 2018

In a new study published today a team including scientists from Cardiff University have been able to identify…
Device for patients with diabetes puts feet first

April 4, 2018

Patients with diabetes are often at risk of cuts or other injuries to their extremities that they may…
More realistic and accurate organs-on-chips

March 15, 2018

In a step toward better diagnosis and treatment of digestive conditions, such as inflammatory bowel disease, scientists report…
Glowing designer sponges: New nanoparticles engineered to image and treat cancer

February 27, 2018

A Sandia National Laboratories team has designed and synthesized nanoparticles that glow red and are stable, useful properties…
Artificial Intelligence Quickly and Accurately Diagnoses Eye Diseases and Pneumonia

February 23, 2018

Using artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques, researchers at Shiley Eye Institute at UC San Diego Health and…
CRISPR scissors, Cas12a, enables cutting-edge diagnostics

February 19, 2018

CRISPR-Cas12a, one of the DNA-cutting proteins revolutionizing biology today, has an unexpected side effect that makes it an…
Detecting early warning signs of disease onset

November 13, 2017

A group of researchers at the University of Tokyo and their collaborators have revealed for the first time…
Screening for Disease or Toxins in a Drop of Blood

October 18, 2017

The promise of being able to quickly and accurately screen for diseases or chemical contaminants in a tiny…
Blood testing via sound waves may replace some tissue biopsies

September 19, 2017

Cells secrete nanoscale packets called exosomes that carry important messages from one part of the body to another.…
The music of arrhythmia

September 11, 2017

The project, ‘music, computing and cardiology’ is seeking to understand whether musical representation of irregular heart beats could…
PupilScreen aims to allow parents, coaches, medics to detect concussion, brain injuries with a smartphone

September 7, 2017

University of Washington researchers are developing the first smartphone app that is capable of objectively detecting concussion and…
Breakthrough study reveals new diagnosis for Alzheimer’s

September 7, 2017

In the largest and most conclusive study of its kind, researchers have analysed blood samples to create a…
New app could use smartphone selfies to screen for pancreatic cancer

August 30, 2017

Pancreatic cancer has one of the worst prognoses — with a five-year survival rate of 9 percent —…
Behind the waiting time paradox: the diagnostic waiting time has a prognostic significance in cancer

August 30, 2017

New advanced analysis of data from more than 10,000 Danish, British, Canadian and Spanish patients with colorectal cancer…
Study questions reliability of diagnostic tests for herpes

August 28, 2017

Tests commonly used to diagnose oral and genital herpes are often unreliable, missing some cases of infection and,…
Putting it to the test

August 26, 2017

It’s estimated that about 788,000 people worldwide died of liver cancer in 2015, the second-leading cause of cancer…
Dyes Detect Disease through Heartbeat Signals

August 24, 2017

Vibrant tones of yellow, orange, and red move in waves across the screen. Although the display looks like…
Test uses nanotechnology to quickly diagnose Zika virus

August 14, 2017

Washington University in St. Louis researchers have developed a test that quickly detects the presence of Zika virus…
New diagnostic kit for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

August 11, 2017

Researchers at Cardiff University and Cardiff and Vale University Health Board have developed a more reliable method of…
Metal-free nanoparticle could expand MRI use, tumor detection

August 4, 2017

What do newborns and people with kidney problems have in common? What might sound like the set-up to…
Fast, noninvasive technique for probing cells may reveal disease

August 3, 2017

The stiffness or elasticity of a cell can reveal much about whether the cell is healthy or diseased.…
Physicians Evaluate New Device to Test for Cervical Cancer

August 3, 2017

When a woman has an abnormal pap smear she usually undergoes colposcopy, the procedure physicians use to closely…
Getting Therapeutic Sound Waves Through Thick Skulls

August 3, 2017

Ultrasound brain surgery has enormous potential for the treatment of neurological diseases and cancers, but getting sound waves…
Testing begins for student-created app to aid Alzheimer’s diagnosis

August 1, 2017

In the hectic, tightly scheduled day at a memory clinic, doctors set aside blocks of time to meet…
Eye Test Could Help Diagnose Autism

July 26, 2017

A new study out in European Journal of Neuroscience could herald a new tool that helps physicians identify…
Could slot machines be the key to more effective HIV testing?

July 25, 2017

A new Yale School of Public Health study found that slot machines, or “one-armed bandits,” may offer a…
Material from shellfish delivers a boost to bioassays and medical tests

July 18, 2017

Scientists at the University of Washington have discovered a simple way to raise the accuracy of diagnostic tests…
Detecting long-term concussion in athletes

July 13, 2017

Lawyers representing both sides in concussion lawsuits against sports leagues may eventually have a new tool at their…
Using Automated DNA Analysis To Identify Rare Genetic Diseases

July 7, 2017

Modern science has allowed a greater understanding of rare disease genomics giving doctors the ability to identify potential…
Could free self-diagnose tests reduce the number for undiagnosed HIV cases?

July 4, 2017

Whether we like it or not, some people face higher risk of contracting HIV. Scientists are trying to…
Light-scattering tool peers into pancreas to find cancer

June 27, 2017

Pancreatic cancer is difficult to detect early because the pancreas is deep inside the abdomen, making potentially cancerous…
Testing new ideas for the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s

June 6, 2017

Researchers at the University are part of a new European project to test an innovative concept for the…
Using the body’s own cells as biosensors

May 25, 2017

The idea behind Efferent Labs – implanting a device containing living cells into the body to act as…
Sensors detect disease markers in breath

May 20, 2017

A small, thin square of an organic plastic that can detect disease markers in breath or toxins in…
Detecting, diagnosing women’s cancers in new ways

March 30, 2017

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a Washington University in St. Louis faculty member in the School…
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