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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Now simple blood test to detect risk of dementia

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

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.

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.

Your brain may not be wired to play stocks

Do not curse yourself if you have not made moolah in the stock market so far. Your brain is just not wired to predict market bubbles.

First biomarker boon for teens with clinical depression

Researchers from University of Cambridge have identified the first biomarker - a biological signpost - for major depression.

Biomarker for Parkinson`s disease identified

Scientists have found that elevated levels of a protein can be detected in the skin of Parkinson`s patients, offering a possible biomarker to help diagnose the disease early.

Biomarker for smoking-related lung cancers identified

Researchers have revealed that that a specific protein pair has shown promise to become a successful prognostic biomarker for identifying smoking-related lung cancers.

New biomarker for diabetes risk identified

Researchers have identified a biomarker, which can help predict diabetes risk up to 10 years before its onset.

Biomarker predicts recurrence of breast cancer after treatment

A biomarker reflecting expression levels of two genes in tumor tissue may be able to predict which women treated for estrogen-receptor (ER)-positive breast cancer should receive a second estrogen-blocking medication after completing tamoxifen treatment.

Biomarker identification could help detect colorectal cancer early

A new non-invasive test has been developed that could help detect colorectal cancer in its early stages and thereby improve the chances of survival of people.

Chikungunya breakthrough offers hope for better treatment

Scientists claim to have found a specific biomarker for Chikungunya, which they say could serve as an early and accurate prognosis.

Biomarker can nip hardening of arteries in the bud

Atherosclerosis brings on coronary heart disease, stroke and heart attacks and kills by stealth.