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New biomarker helps identify cancer chemotherapy timing

New biomarker helps identify cancer chemotherapy timing

In ray of hope for doctors to identify the tumour normalising period for effective timing of anti-cancer drug treatment, a team of researchers have discovered a new biomarker that can visualise the activity of blood vessels.

Apr 10, 2018, 11:50 AM IST
Researchers identify potential predictor of glaucoma damage

Researchers identify potential predictor of glaucoma damage

Researchers idendified a marker of damage to cells in the eye which could be used to monitor progression of glaucoma and the effectiveness of the treatment.

May 07, 2017, 00:28 AM IST

Parkinson's biomarker found in patient urine samples!

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham found the LRRK2 protein in the urine of Parkinson's patients.

Jul 07, 2016, 10:17 AM IST

A new biomarker that detects severity of COPD!

 Using biomarkers in medical science for determining the state and stage of any disease is an age old practice.

May 17, 2016, 19:21 PM IST

A new biomarker that detects severity of COPD!

 Using biomarkers in medical science for determining the state and stage of any disease is an age old practice.

May 17, 2016, 19:21 PM IST

Disposable biochip for simpler, affordable HIV diagnosis

There are about 50 microliters in a drop of blood.

Mar 14, 2016, 12:43 PM IST

Our hair and nails' secret toxic tale

Until now, researchers depended on samples of human milk, blood and urine, and those samples are more difficult to obtain than hair and nails.

Mar 03, 2016, 14:05 PM IST

Blood test for Alzheimer's disease comes a step closer

The findings, published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, suggests that a routine blood test can reveal Alzheimer's risk and IQ measurements.

Feb 09, 2016, 15:15 PM IST

Biomarker of early lung cancer identified

Researchers have identified a biomarker that detects the most common lung cancer in its earliest stage.

Dec 04, 2015, 11:20 AM IST

Key biomarker in obesity-related diabetes identified

Researchers have identified a new fingerprint of inflammation that may be able to predict which patients with obesity may also develop Type 2 diabetes.

Nov 23, 2015, 14:08 PM IST

Biomarker for autism that may aid diagnostics found

A fault in the channel of cells related to release of calcium in brain may be linked to certain forms of autism and serve both as a potential biomarker for diagnosing the disorder as well as a potential therapeutic target, new research has found.

Sep 23, 2015, 11:12 AM IST

News worth toasting to: Red wine, dark chocolate can benefit Alzheimer's patients

A compound found in grape skins and red wine called resveratrol is thought to impact Alzheimer's disease biomarker.

Sep 12, 2015, 10:24 AM IST

New biomarker for migraine found

Researchers may have discovered a new blood biomarker for episodic migraine which defined as having less than 15 headaches per month.

Sep 10, 2015, 12:33 PM IST

Potential biomarker for pre-diabetes identified

Researchers have identified a biomarker in pre-diabetic individuals that could help prevent them from developing Type-2 diabetes.

Aug 21, 2015, 13:20 PM IST

New biomarker for breast and prostate cancers found

Researchers have identified a novel genetic biomarker responsible for the progression of many breast and prostate cancers.

Aug 08, 2015, 13:02 PM IST

Soon, a blood test to detect lung cancer

Scientists at The Wistar Institute in the US have found a protein in the blood that appears to be more accurate at detecting lung cancer than currently available methods used for screening.

Jun 04, 2015, 18:28 PM IST

New method spots heart attack in one hour

A new method to spot heart attacks in suspected patients within an hour has been found effective in three out of four cases in a clinical trial involving over 1,000 participants, reports a study.

Apr 14, 2015, 12:00 PM IST

Now simple blood test to detect risk of dementia

Now you can test the possibility of developing dementia with a prick of a needle.

Feb 10, 2015, 10:18 AM IST

First stable 'biomarker for financial risk-attitudes' identified

A new study has revealed about the first stable 'biomarker' for financial risk-attitudes suggesting that tolerance of risk could potentially be measured in billions of existing medical brain scans.

Sep 14, 2014, 15:47 PM IST

New biomarker discovery brings HIV vaccine a step closer

The vaccine for HIV being developed by the Norwegian vaccine company Bionor Pharma could soon be a reality as researchers have found that median HIV viral load reduction more than doubled among participants with high anti-C5/gp41732-744 antibody levels.

Jul 18, 2014, 15:13 PM IST