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Simple Test Identifies Patients at High Risk for Future Dialysis or Transplant
News   Jan 28, 2020

A low-cost test has been shown to accurately identify patients at higher risk for progressive kidney disease after being hospitalized for acute kidney injury.

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Micro-scaled Method Holds Promise for Cancer Diagnosis
News   Jan 28, 2020

Using a using a single-needle biopsy and new technology for tumor diagnosis developed by Baylor College of Medicine and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, researchers have been able to provide a more detailed and wider window into cancer biology, tumor type and the mechanisms of response and resistance to therapy than with conventional approaches.

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High-protein Diet Could Increase Heart Attack Risk
News   Jan 27, 2020

High-protein diets may help people lose weight and build muscle, but a new study in mice suggests they have a down side: They lead to more plaque in the arteries.

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Taking Aim at Gastric Cancer
News   Jan 24, 2020

A team has discovered that a novel drug, called “FerriIridium”, is capable of simultaneously diagnosing and treating gastric cancer.

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Portable Device Helps Doctors Diagnose Sepsis Faster
News   Jan 23, 2020

EPFL researchers have developed a highly sensitive and portable optical biosensor that stands to accelerate the diagnosis of fatal conditions like sepsis. It could be used by ambulances and hospitals to improve the triage process and save lives.

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Blood Tests Can Predict Timing of Final Menstrual Period
News   Jan 23, 2020

Blood tests could replace menstrual periods as a gauge for when a women is nearing menopause, according to new research published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

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Imaging Approach Refines Breast Cancer Classification
News   Jan 22, 2020

An imaging approach developed at UZH enables the study of breast cancer tissue in greater detail. It uses 35 biomarkers to identify the different cell types in breast tumors and its surrounding area compared to the current standard of testing single markers. This increases the precision of tumor analysis and classification - and improves personalized diagnostics for breast cancer patients.

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New Glaucoma Test To Help Prevent Blindness
News   Jan 22, 2020

After identifying 107 genes that increase a person’s risk of developing the eye disease glaucoma, researchers have now developed a genetic test to detect those at risk of going blind from it.

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Blood Test Could Predict Onset of Tuberculosis
News   Jan 22, 2020

Scientists at UCL have shown a blood test could predict the onset of tuberculosis three to six months before people become unwell, a finding which could help better target antibiotics and save countless lives.

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Magnetized Molecules Help Monitor Breast Cancer
News   Jan 21, 2020

A new type of scan has been developed that involves magnetizing molecules – it allows physicians to observe in real-time which regions of a breast tumor are active.

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