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Biomarkers – News and Features

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Type 1 Diabetes Leaves Distinct T-Cell Signatures in the Blood

A study has found distinct signatures in T cells in blood samples from children with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes. These T-cell signatures could be used to develop better biomarkers for evaluating type 1 diabetes risk.
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Predicting Long-Lasting Pain From LASIK With Tear Proteins

Researchers have linked changes in proteins in patients’ tears with pain months after eye surgery.
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Band-Aid-Like Microlaser Device Measures Glucose Levels From Sweat

Scientists have developed a band-aid-like device that measures biomarkers in sweat to indicate health or disease, paving the way for a new non-invasive and effective way for patients to monitor their health.
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New Alzheimer’s Drug Donanemab Approved by FDA

The drug donanemab (also known as Kisunla™) has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of adults with early symptomatic Alzheimer’s disease (AD).
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AI Model Detects Cancer Clues Better and Faster Than Current Methods

Researchers have developed an AI model that increases the potential for detecting cancer through sugar analyses.
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Industry Insight

Semarion Wins SLAS Europe Ignite Award 2024

At SLAS Europe 2024, Technology Networks had the pleasure of speaking with Jeroen Verheyen, CEO of Semarion, to discuss their award-winning work and how technological innovations advance research.
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Tai Chi Reduces Breast Cancer Survivors’ Insomnia and Inflammatory Disease Risk, Study Finds

Chronic insomnia is one of the most prominent symptoms experienced among cancer survivors and poses significant health concerns. A new study shows that Tai Chi led to more significant, sustained reduction in inflammation among participants compared to cognitive behavioral therapy.
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Brain Barrier Breakdown in Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers at Mayo Clinic and collaborators have uncovered unique molecular signatures of blood-brain barrier dysfunction that could point to new ways to diagnose and treat Alzheimer's disease.
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Intermittent Fasting Study Offers a Blueprint for Researching Diet’s Effect on the Brain

According to a study, while both diets had equally positive effects on reducing insulin resistance markers, intermittent fasting allowed for stronger improvements in memory and executive function than a standard healthy diet.
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Mass Spectrometry Imaging in Pharmaceutical Development

In this article, we explore how mass spectrometry imaging technology is evolving into a high-resolution spatial biology toolset to transform drug discovery and development.