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New Hope for Personalized Lung Cancer Treatment
New Hope for Personalized Lung Cancer Treatment
News   Jan 16, 2017

Researchers have identified distinct tumor types within small cell lung cancer and a targeted drug combination that worked well against one of these specific tumor types.

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Enhancing Bone Healing in Diabetics
Enhancing Bone Healing in Diabetics
News   Jan 13, 2017

Researchers from Stanford University have uncovered the reason why diabetes can impair bone healing, and demonstrated the potential of activating skeletal stem cells to overcome this.

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Genetic Health Information Useful, Not Alarming
Genetic Health Information Useful, Not Alarming
News   Jan 13, 2017

Less than 2 percent of direct to consumer genetic testing customers regret receiving their test information.

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Handheld DNA Duplication with Adaptive PCR
Handheld DNA Duplication with Adaptive PCR
News   Jan 13, 2017

New development promises to make PCR simpler to operate with improved reliability and reduced sensitivity to environmental conditions whilst also shrinking it to handheld size.

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Urine Test Detects Healthiness of Diet
Urine Test Detects Healthiness of Diet
News   Jan 13, 2017

The test takes 5 minutes to complete, and can provide information about the amount of fat, sugar, fibre and protein a person has eaten.

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Vitamin Deficiencies Detected in Tears
Vitamin Deficiencies Detected in Tears
News   Jan 13, 2017

Researchers from Michigan Technological University have demonstrated the potential of tears to asses the level of vitamins in the body.

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Vaginal Microbes May Play Role in Endometrial Cancer
Vaginal Microbes May Play Role in Endometrial Cancer
News   Jan 12, 2017

First ever direct assessment of the uterine microbiome identifies possible tools for the early detection of endometrial cancer.

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Protein Central to Immune Response Against Tuberculosis Bacteria Identified
Protein central to immune response against tuberculosis bacteria
News   Jan 12, 2017

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have identified a protein that is central to the immune system’s ability to recognize and destroy the bacterium responsible for the global tuberculosis epidemic.

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Detecting Prions in Blood
Detecting Prions in Blood
News   Jan 11, 2017

The new methods could offer a non-invasive way to test for "silent" carriers of vCJD.

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Chembio Acquires RVR Diagnostics
Chembio Acquires RVR Diagnostics
News   Jan 11, 2017

The acquisition will enable the expansion of Chembio's offerings in Southeast Asia.

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