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Tags results for 'blood test'

Startup Hopes One Drop of Blood Could Diagnose All Types of Cancer

Posted in Medicine on 27th Dec, 2013 12:47 AM
by AlexMuller
A silver bullet test to diagnose all cancers.

Blood test can predict Alzheimer's, say researchers

Posted in Medicine on 9th Mar, 2014 11:44 PM
by AlexMuller
A blood test can accurately predict the onset of Alzheimer's disease, according to US researchers.

Doctors Sketch Out Potential Blood Test for Depression

Posted in Science on 2nd May, 2014 04:36 PM
by AlexMuller
A new test for depression has been uncovered by researchers, who think it's possible to find physical traces of the signs of mental ill health in the blood.

Alzheimer's research in 'major step' towards blood test

Posted in Medicine on 9th Jul, 2014 01:36 AM
by AlexMuller
British scientists have made a "major step forward" in developing a blood test to predict the onset of Alzheimer's disease.

Cancer blood test moves closer after promising results

Posted in Science on 27th Jul, 2014 01:52 AM
by AlexMuller
A British team of researchers has developed what might be a simple blood test that can detect all cancers.

Newer heart attack test 'could save women's lives'

Posted in Medicine on 21st Jan, 2015 05:43 PM
by AlexMuller
Doctors rely on blood tests to help them judge if a patient with chest pain might be having an attack, but a normal result can mean the diagnosis is overlooked.

A new rapid blood test could 'cut antibiotic use'

Posted in Medicine on 20th Mar, 2015 09:20 PM
by AlexMuller
A new blood test can help doctors tease out whether an infection is caused by a virus or bacteria within two hours, research in Plos One suggests.

Biomarker discovery points to blood test for osteoarthritis

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Mar, 2015 12:44 PM
by AlexMuller
An algorithm developed by University of Warwick researchers can detect and differentiate between osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis via biomarkers in the blood.

Blood test uses human stem cells to predict severe drug reactions

Posted in Medicine on 27th Mar, 2015 12:09 AM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have developed a blood test using human stem cells that predicts whether new drugs will cause severe side effects.

New sampling device promises to make blood tests needle-free

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Apr, 2015 04:56 PM
by AlexMuller
When it comes to conducting a routine blood test, US-based company Tasso Inc. believes that unpleasant needles can be removed from the equation completely.

HIV home test kit goes on sale in UK

Posted in Medicine on 27th Apr, 2015 07:59 PM
by AlexMuller
The first legally approved HIV self-test kit that allows people to get a result in 15 minutes at home has gone on sale in England, Scotland and Wales.

Blood test 'boost' in ovarian cancer fight

Posted in Medicine on 5th May, 2015 06:58 PM
by AlexMuller
Regular blood tests can detect 86% of ovarian cancers before the point at which women normally would be diagnosed, according to a trial that could lead to national screening.

Scientists turn an iPhone into a blood parasite detector

Posted in Science on 7th May, 2015 07:24 PM
by AlexMuller
A team at UC Berkeley has adapted its iPhone microscope project to identify blood parasites in under three minutes.

Fast blood test for radiation exposure could save lives

Posted in Science on 15th May, 2015 05:38 PM
by AlexMuller
A team of researchers has found a tiny genetic indicator that reflects how much radiation the patient has been exposed to and the amount of damage it has done in the body.

Blood Test Helps Irritable Bowel Syndrome Patients Get Firm Diagnosis

Posted in Medicine on 19th May, 2015 10:16 PM
by AlexMuller
A blood test rules out inflammatory bowel disease in nearly all cases.

Test unravels history of infection

Posted in Science on 6th Jun, 2015 12:28 AM
by AlexMuller
US researchers claim to have developed a single test that is able to identify past exposure to every known human virus infection, using a drop of blood.

Blood chemical predicts brain decline

Posted in Medicine on 18th Jun, 2015 01:49 AM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have discovered a chemical in blood that indicates whether people will have declining brain function.

A diagnostic platform capable of detecting over 30 Diseases in a Single Drop of Blood

Posted in Medicine on 18th Aug, 2015 11:23 PM
by AlexMuller
A diagnostic platform capable of assessing an individual’s real-time immune system response to specific diseases.

A paper-based blood test can quickly diagnose Ebola in remote areas

Posted in Hardware on 21st Aug, 2015 09:52 PM
by AlexMuller
A low-cost, paper-based device that changes color, depending on whether the patient has Ebola, dengue, or yellow fever.

A blood test can show the body's biological age and predict disease

Posted in Medicine on 8th Sep, 2015 12:06 AM
by AlexMuller
A blood test can tell researchers what a person’s 'biological age' is and may help to change the way we think about ageing, researchers have said.

Heart attack blood test 'could cut hospital stays'

Posted in Medicine on 8th Oct, 2015 11:49 AM
by AlexMuller
A blood test can more than halve the number of people admitted to hospital with a suspected heart attack, say doctors.

Single Drop Of Blood Will Soon Be Enough To Diagnose Most Types of Cancer

Posted in Medicine on 31st Oct, 2015 06:35 PM
by AlexMuller
The ability to detect cancer in the blood, also called liquid biopsy, is a major advantage for the early diagnosis and detection of cancer cells.

Blood test could determine prostate cancer therapy

Posted in Medicine on 5th Nov, 2015 03:15 PM
by AlexMuller
A blood test can determine whether prostate cancer patients are likely to respond to drugs, scientists say.

Google has filed a patent for a 'needle-free blood draw'

Posted in Medicine on 4th Dec, 2015 05:26 PM
by AlexMuller
The company has filed a patent for a "needle-free blood draw" system that can be used either as a wearable on a person's wrist or as a hand-held device.

A Quirk of Physics Could Give Us a Fast, Cheap Way To Diagnose Diseases

Posted in Medicine on 13th Dec, 2015 10:45 PM
by AlexMuller
A test that exploits a quirk of physics could make blood tests for certain diseases faster, cheaper, and easily performed.

Researchers find a genomic signature shared by 5 types of cancer

Posted in Medicine on 6th Feb, 2016 08:48 PM
by AlexMuller
"These findings could be an important step in developing a blood test to identify early cancers."

New nanotechnology can detect the biomarkers of cancer and other diseases

Posted in Hardware on 14th Feb, 2016 04:21 PM
by AlexMuller
"We envision this as a potential first-line, noninvasive diagnostic to detect anything from cancer to the Ebola virus"

New blood test to detect inherited heart conditions

Posted in Medicine on 19th Feb, 2016 09:01 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers found that by looking at a specific group of genes they were able to reliably detect underlying problems.

Blood test may give early warning of skin cancer relapse

Posted in Medicine on 7th Mar, 2016 02:52 PM
by AlexMuller
A blood test may be able to sound early warning bells that patients with advanced melanoma skin cancer are relapsing.

Blood test detects concussion up to a week after impact

Posted in Medicine on 29th Mar, 2016 01:25 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers were able to detect mild to moderate traumatic brain lesions with an accuracy of 97 percent.

First blood test for Parkinson’s detects the disease much sooner

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Apr, 2016 02:43 AM
by AlexMuller
The blood test is based on a discovery that over-active mitochondria are responsible for the buildup of toxic products responsible for the cell damage in Parkinson’s.

Rapid, low-cost detection of Zika virus using paper-based synthetic gene networks

Posted in Science on 7th May, 2016 06:04 PM
by AlexMuller
The sample is applied to the sensors, triggering a response that provides visually evident results in as little as an hour.

Silk can preserve blood samples without refrigeration

Posted in Medicine on 12th May, 2016 12:10 AM
by AlexMuller
The new technique could lead to better blood testing in rural areas.

New blood test to pick the best drug for patients with depression

Posted in Medicine on 8th Jun, 2016 11:04 PM
by AlexMuller
UK scientists have developed a blood test to help doctors pick the best drug for patients with depression.

Cheap blood test can discriminate between bacterial, viral infections, study finds

Posted in Medicine on 7th Jul, 2016 05:59 PM
by AlexMuller
The overuse of antibiotics threatens to create a global scourge of antibiotic-resistant bacterial pathogens.

Blood markers peel back the curtain on a stealthy form of liver disease

Posted in Science on 8th Oct, 2016 05:29 AM
by AlexMuller
A set of proteins 'were significantly more common' in samples taken from patients with NASH, than those without the liver disease.

Blood test for hidden heart disease and risk of heart attack

Posted in Medicine on 21st Dec, 2016 05:28 PM
by AlexMuller
A cheap blood test can predict which apparently healthy patients are at high risk of a heart attack.

A new test can detect a patients blood type with color-changing paper

Posted in Medicine on 17th Mar, 2017 12:21 AM
by Alex Muller
It could be crucial in emergency situations and remote areas.

A new blood test unlocks new frontier in treating depression

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Apr, 2017 09:01 AM
by Alex Muller
Doctors for the first time can determine which medication is more likely to help a patient overcome depression.

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