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Tongue Microbiome Could Help Identify Patients with Early-Stage Pancreatic Cancer
Tongue Microbiome Could Help Identify Patients with Early-Stage Pancreatic Cancer
Taylor & Francis Group | Jan 29, 2019
Findings could pave the way towards new  early detection or prevention tools
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Speeding up Genetic Diagnosis of Huntington’s Disease
Speeding up Genetic Diagnosis of Huntington’s Disease
Swiss National Science Foundation | Jan 28, 2019
Researchers have developed a method to measure the gene for Huntington's disease quickly and easily
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New Risk Score More Effective for Diabetes Diagnosis in Babies
New Risk Score More Effective for Diabetes Diagnosis in Babies
University of Exeter | Jan 22, 2019
Researchers have developed a new risk score that takes into account detailed genetic information known to increase the chances of type 1 diabetes
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Zika and Chikungunya Viruses: Diagnostic Pitfalls
Zika and Chikungunya Viruses: Diagnostic Pitfalls
German Center for Infection Research | Jan 21, 2019
New combination tests have greater reliability than currently available diagnostics
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Personalized Medicine Tool for Inherited Colorectal Cancer Syndrome Risk
Personalized Medicine Tool for Inherited Colorectal Cancer Syndrome Risk
Huntsman Cancer Institute | Dec 10, 2018
The Cell-free in vitro MMR Activity (CIMRA) assay improves classification of variants of uncertain significance in Lynch syndrome
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Blood Test to Diagnose Alzheimer's Disease Under Development
Blood Test to Diagnose Alzheimer's Disease Under Development
Brigham and Women's Hospital | Dec 7, 2018
Investigators evaluate a blood test to detect tau, a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease
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An Accurate, Non-Invasive Method to Detect Bladder Cancer
An Accurate, Non-Invasive Method to Detect Bladder Cancer
Tufts University | Dec 4, 2018
Atomic force microscopy accurately identifies cancer in patients by examining the surface of cells expelled in urine
Regulatory
FDA Suggests Complete Overhaul of IVD Regulation
FDA Suggests Complete Overhaul of IVD Regulation
Kimberly Scott | Dec 1, 2018
Proposal of a single regulatory pathway for kits and LDTs spurs controversy
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Study Identifies Sepsis Symptoms That Lead to Death
Study Identifies Sepsis Symptoms That Lead to Death
Drexel University | Nov 27, 2018
Using data science to quantify the relationship between organ dysfunction signs and risk for in-hospital mortality
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New Blood Test Can Rule Out Heart Attacks Earlier at Point of Care
New Blood Test Can Rule Out Heart Attacks Earlier at Point of Care
Abbott | Nov 18, 2018
A new blood test that is done right at the patient's side could identify nearly three-fifths of people at low risk of experiencing a heart attack