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Simple blood test may help detect cancer early

Simple blood test may help detect cancer early

As per a new research, doctors may soon be able to detect and monitor a patient`s cancer with a simple blood test, reducing or eliminating the need for more invasive procedures.

Scientists develop new blood test to detect, locate cancer early

Scientists develop new blood test to detect, locate cancer early

Scientists have developed a new method of novel blood test which can easily detect the deadly disease cancer and also locate where the tumour is growing in the body.

Your blood test has the answer to how long will you live

Your blood test has the answer to how long will you live

The study, published in the journal Aging Cell on Friday, used biomarker data collected from 5,000 blood samples and analysed it against the donors` health developments over the subsequent eight years.

New blood test may improve treatment for ovarian cancer patients

New blood test may improve treatment for ovarian cancer patients

By measuring the levels of the mutated cancer gene TP53, researchers found those who responded well to treatments had a rapid fall in the levels of this circulating DNA.

This new test can diagnose skin cancer much more quickly!

This new test can diagnose skin cancer much more quickly!

The blood test can provide the same information in a matter of hours from a simple blood test, potentially saving millions of lives worldwide.

New blood test may identify alcohol disorders in foetus

New blood test may identify alcohol disorders in foetus

Researchers have identified a blood test that may help predict how severely a newborn can be affected by alcohol exposure during pregnancy.

Simple blood test may enhance diagnosis rate of severe liver disease

Using information collected in a liver biopsy study, researchers at Cardiff University have developed a method of determining the onset of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) through the analysis of lipids, metabolites and clinical markers in blood.

Ben Stiller's prostate cancer – What you need to know about the PSA test that saved actor's life!

According to Stiller, who is now cancer-free, it was the prostate-specific antigen test, a controversial blood test known as the PSA, that saved his life. 

Now a non-invasive contact lens to test glucose levels

Researchers have developed a new technology that could allow non-invasive testing of glucose levels, via a contact lens that samples glucose levels in tears.

Blood test for Alzheimer's comes a step closer

In a major step towards development of a blood test for Alzheimer's disease, researchers have discovered a set of biomarkers (indicators of disease) that predicted whether or not a given individual would develop the debilitating disorder that impairs memory.

Chilean engineer develops early cancer detection system

he technology is based on a diagnostic test to detect microRNA, small molecules of genetic material which function as a biomarker for various types of pathologies.

Blood test to predict your risk of developing TB

 An international team of researchers has identified biological markers in the blood that can help doctors predict who is at high risk of developing active tuberculosis (TB).

Blood test may indicate skin cancer relapse

In this early work they found they could see whether a patient was relapsing by tracking levels of circulating tumour DNA. 

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.

Simple blood test may spot 5 types of cancers

 A simple blood test may be used to diagnose five types of cancers - colon, lung, breast, stomach and womb - at early stages, scientists say.

New blood test to track skin cancer

Researchers have found out a new blood test that can closely track metastatic melanoma -- one of the most aggressive forms of skin cancer.

New blood test to predict risk of preeclampsia

Researchers have developed a new blood test to predict the early onset of preeclampsia -- a multi-system disorder that affects women in pregnancy.

Single drop blood tests many not be accurate

Just a single drop of blood in fingerprick test may not produce accurate results, warns a new study.

World's first blood test for accurate prenatal testing

It can use the blood that is taken from the mother at the early stages of pregnancy, negating the need for multiple appointments.

Single blood test to predict premature death risk

 With identification of a biomarker, researchers have found that a single blood test could reveal whether an apparently healthy person is likely to die of pneumonia or sepsis within the next 14 years.