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Improving Pregnancy Predictions for Whales
News   Feb 21, 2020

To identify pregnant whales, researchers have relied on hormone tests of blubber collected via darts, but the results were often inconclusive. But a new hormone test could now help give a more accurate picture.

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New Biomarkers for Diagnosis and Prognosis of Lung Cancer
News   Feb 20, 2020

Research conducted in the SCBI of the UMA shows, using bioinformatic approaches, that the expression of repetitive DNA regions changes when healthy cells become cancerous. The researchers have identified new biomarkers for the diagnosis, prognosis and even treatment of lung cancer.

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New Coronavirus Insights Mark Important Step Towards Vaccine
News   Feb 19, 2020

In a new study published in the journal Science, researchers outline their work that could be considered a major step towards the development of a viable vaccine for the 2019 novel coronavirus. The work was deemed so pertinent that Science expedited its review process for the study manuscript.

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Protein Participates in Shift From “Fatty Liver” to Cancer
News   Feb 19, 2020

A protein has been discovered that is involved in the progression of a "fatty liver" to cancer. The protein "S100A11" could be harnessed as a means for early detection of cancer risk and could aid the development of new targeted therapies.

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Gene Test for Heart Disease Risk Has Limited Benefit
News   Feb 19, 2020

Genetic tests to predict a person’s risk of heart disease and heart attack have limited benefit over conventional testing, according to a new study.

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Supersensitive Nanomaterial for DNA Diagnostics and Targeted Drug Delivery
News   Feb 18, 2020

Scientists have developed a unique smart material characterized by supersensitivity to DNA signals. It is several orders of magnitude more sensitive than the closest competitor. Moreover, the new material exhibits a higher sensitivity than that of the vast majority of currently available express DNA assays.

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Novel Technology Could Significantly Reduce Coronavirus Diagnostic Time
News   Feb 17, 2020

Diagnosing coronavirus takes approximately one hour using current methods. A new technology, based on a combination of optics and magnetic particles, can rapidly test 100 samples of patients potentially infected with the virus and reduce the diagnostic time to approximately 15 minutes.

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Test Measures Immune Response To Improve Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis
News   Feb 17, 2020

Simple blood test could be an important new diagnostic tool for assessing suspicious ovarian growths.

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Predicting Autism Risk May Begin With a Drop of Blood
News   Feb 14, 2020

A new research study will analyze blood for the presence of molecules that might predict autism risk years before symptoms appear.

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Genetic Profile Could Predict Chance of Type 2 Diabetes in Women With Gestational Diabetes
News   Feb 14, 2020

Women who go on to develop type 2 diabetes after having gestational, or pregnancy-related, diabetes are more likely to have particular genetic profiles, suggests an analysis by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions.

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