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.

Alzheimer's blood test comes closer to reality

The blood test has also shown promise in detecting other diseases, including Parkinsons's, multiple sclerosis and breast cancer

Now, `sensitive` blood test that can rule out heart attacks

Now, a new blood test that can identify patients at low risk of heart attack.

Paula Radcliffe claims test results prove her innocence in doping storm

Paula Radcliffe claims test results prove her innocence in doping storm

Women`s marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe insists blood test results released on Thursday prove she is not guilty of doping.

Paula Radcliffe likens pressure to release blood data to abuse

Paula Radcliffe likens pressure to release blood data to abuse

 Women`s marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe says the pressure being put on her to release her blood test data is "almost abuse".

Blood test may predict hypertension risk

A more sensitive version of a blood test long used to verify heart muscle damage from heart attacks could also identify people on their way to developing hypertension well before the so-called silent killer shows up on a blood pressure machine.

Blood test could predict breast cancer's return: study

An experimental blood test may be able to predict whether a woman with breast cancer will suffer a relapse months before new tumors would be detectable on scans.

Blood test to spot pancreatic cancer comes closer

 Researchers, including one of the Indian-origin, have found a blood test effective in detecting pancreatic cancer in human patients.

Now, simple blood test to predict future risk of breast cancer

Good news for women! Scientists have come up with a simple bold test to predict future risk of breast cancer.

New blood test to help diagnose Parkinson's faster

Although there are currently no fully validated blood signatures or biomarkers for Parkinson's disease (PD), a new blood test developed by researchers at Mount Sinai Hospital in the US shows promise for early diagnosis of the disease.

Simple blood test to tell if you can catch peanut allergy

Researchers have developed a simple blood test which can foretell whether one was liable to have severe allergic reactions to peanut and seafood.

Now, simple blood test to accurately pinpoint TB

A new study has revealed that blood-based biomarkers can enable simple, accurate Tuberculosis (TB) tests for diagnosis and monitoring.