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Research Collaboration Aims to Improve Breast Cancer Diagnosis Using AI
Research Collaboration Aims to Improve Breast Cancer Diagnosis Using AI
News   Nov 24, 2017

A new project to explore how artificial intelligence (AI) could improve breast screening could potentially lead to more accurate detection of cancers.

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A Structural Clue to Attacking Malaria’s ‘Achilles Heel’
A Structural Clue to Attacking Malaria’s ‘Achilles Heel’
News   Nov 23, 2017

Researchers have shed light on how the human immune system recognizes the malaria parasite though investigation of antibodies generated from the RTS,S malaria vaccine utilising X-ray crystallography and other sophisticated imaging technologies. This work could boost the development of a more potent vaccine against the global killer.

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New Simple Test Could Help Cystic Fibrosis Patients Find Best Treatment
New Simple Test Could Help Cystic Fibrosis Patients Find Best Treatment
News   Nov 22, 2017

In a significant step toward personalized medicine for cystic fibrosis, a minimally-invasive technique shows promise as a fast, inexpensive indicator to help more patients access new treatments.

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Dipstick Technology Enables Rapid Diagnosis Anywhere
Dipstick Technology Enables Rapid Diagnosis Anywhere
News   Nov 22, 2017

A new Australian study has reported a revolutionary dipstick technology that allows DNA and RNA to be extracted from living organisms in as little as 30 seconds.

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Unlocking the Secrets of Ebola
Unlocking the Secrets of Ebola
News   Nov 21, 2017

Scientists have identified a set of biomarkers that indicate which patients infected with the Ebola virus are most at risk of dying from the disease.

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Disposable Optical Test Substrate for Detecting Harmful Microbes
Disposable Optical Test Substrate for Detecting Harmful Microbes
News   Nov 21, 2017

Harmful microbes and toxic micromolecules in food and drinking water can cause serious health problems around the world. A researcher has developed a disposable optical test substrate for use in microbial detection. The aim is to enable cost-effective detection of harmful microbes and toxins.

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Cell-weighing Method Could Help Doctors Choose Cancer Drugs
Cell-weighing Method Could Help Doctors Choose Cancer Drugs
News   Nov 21, 2017

Researchers at MIT have now shown that they can use a new type of measurement to predict how drugs will affect cancer cells taken from multiple-myeloma patients.

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Breakthrough Discovery In Diagnostic Tools That Can Replace Antibodies
Breakthrough Discovery In Diagnostic Tools That Can Replace Antibodies
News   Nov 21, 2017

Experts from the University of Leicester have announced the development of polymeric materials with molecular recognition capabilities which hold the potential to outperform natural antibodies in various diagnostic applications.

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Molecules in Spit Could Help Diagnose Concussions
Molecules in Spit Could Help Diagnose Concussions
News   Nov 21, 2017

Diagnosing a concussion can sometimes be a guessing game, but clues taken from small molecules in saliva may be able to help diagnose and predict the duration of concussions in children, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.

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SCIEX Announces Joint Venture with Zhenjang Dian Diagnostics in China
SCIEX Announces Joint Venture with Zhenjang Dian Diagnostics in China
News   Nov 20, 2017

Leading diagnostics companies combine to address diagnostic and wellness testing in China.

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