New meningitis test to speed up diagnosis and save lives

Posted in Medicine on 31st Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

A hospital A&E department in Northern Ireland is to start using a new, rapid test for meningitis that should speed up diagnosis and save lives.

Eye test could help diagnose autism

Posted in Medicine on 26th Jul, 2017
by Alex Muller

A new study could herald a new tool that helps physicians identify a sub-group of people with Autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

New nuclear magnetic resonance technique offers 'molecular window' for live disease diagnosis

Posted in Hardware on 6th May, 2017
by Alex Muller

NMR that can look inside a living system to get a high-resolution profile of which specific molecules are present, and extract a full metabolic profile.

Artists may unknowingly paint a picture of cognitive decline

Posted in Science on 1st Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

It's not abnormal for the style of artists to evolve over time, but could very subtle changes represent something bigger than simply maturing tastes?

Blood test for hidden heart disease and risk of heart attack

Posted in Medicine on 21st Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

A cheap blood test can predict which apparently healthy patients are at high risk of a heart attack.