Genome sequencing can identify hidden cancer

Researchers have found that whole-genome sequencing can be used to identify patients' risk for hereditary cancer which can potentially lead to improvements in cancer prevention, diagnosis and care.

New device diagnoses prostate cancer in minutes

A new prototype device that determines whether a prostate tissue sample is benign or malignant in just one-and-a-half minutes has been developed.

I don`t know when I`ll be back, says injury-hit Djokovic

Novak Djokovic admitted he has no idea when he will play again after a right wrist injury contributed to his 7-5, 6-2 Monte Carlo Masters semi-final loss to Roger Federer on Saturday.

U.S. to spend $14 million on concussion research, using NFL funds

U.S. researchers on Monday unveiled a $14 million series of research projects aimed at diagnosing and treating brain injuries in football players and others who have suffered multiple head injuries or concussions.

HIV: Risk factors, symptoms and diagnosis

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a life threatening virus that cause Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in humans leading to failure of immune system.

New blood test can diagnose lung, prostate cancer

Scientists have developed a simple new blood test that can detect early-stage lung and prostate cancers as well as their recurrence.

Soon, blood test for early diagnosis of lung cancer

Scientist have revealed that a protein called isocitrate dehydrogenase (IDH1) is available at high levels in lung cancers and can be detected in the blood, making it a noninvasive diagnostic marker for lung cancers.

Shining infrared light on cancer `helps speed up diagnosis`

Infrared light can help in spotting cancerous tissue instantly, a new study has claimed.

Fewer kids dying from leukemia: Study

: Kids with one type of leukemia are living longer than they used to, most likely thanks to new drug combinations that mean fewer patients are relapsing after a first round of treatment.

New blood test to diagnose heart attacks

A possible new blood test based on the presence of a protein released after a heart attack, could help diagnose an attack.

First black child diagnosed with aging disease

Ontlametse is the first black child diagnosed with progeria, a rare and fatal genetic condition.

Hypertension study prompts new diagnosis guidance

An estimated 1 billion people around the world have high blood pressure, or hypertension, which is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death globally.

iPad to impart greater accuracy to diagnosis

A new iPad app will help doctors in delivering the appropriate treatment at the right place and time.

Now, an online test for early signs of Alzheimer`s!

It uses computer-based tasks and games to measure different components of memory.

Now, an online test for early signs of Alzheimer`s!

It uses computer-based tasks and games to measure different components of memory.

Device to see under the skin for cancer signs

Optical technology that provides unprecedented images under the skin`s surface developed.

What Causes Dysentery?

A term applied to a number of intestinal disorders, especially of the colon, characterized by inflammation of the mucous membranes.

Coming soon: `A health chip for instant diagnosis`

Soon, a "health
chip" will give you test results on the spot, say scientists.

Coming soon: `A health chip for instant diagnosis`

Soon, a "health
chip" will give you test results on the spot, say scientists.

Device to tell cancer patients how long they will live

Terminal cancer patients could soon be offered a simple and accurate diagnosis of how much time they have left to spend with loved ones.