Zinc test can help diagnose breast cancer early

Detecting changes in zinc in the body through a simple blood test could help diagnose breast cancer early, finds a research that holds promise of an easily-detectable biomarker of early breast cancer.

Ebola test results now in 15 minutes!

A 15-minute blood and saliva test for Ebola is to be tried in Guinea.

New Alzheimer's test detects disease 10 years before diagnosis

A new blood test for Alzheimer's can detect the onset of the disease up to 10 years before symptoms appear and has 100 per cent accuracy rate.

Single blood test to detect many types of cancer

Scientists have identified more than 800 markers in the blood of cancer patients that could lead to a single blood test for early detection of many types of cancer, according to new research.

Device detects several cancer types with single blood test

A low-cost device that could detect the presence of dozens of different cancers using a single blood sample is being developed in the US.

Now, blood test can help detect risk of Atrial fibrillation, stroke

A new study has revealed that a blood test can help in detecting the risk of Atrial fibrillation and stroke among the people who are genetically predisposed to the development of the problem.

New blood test may offer personalised ovarian cancer treatment

Researchers have discovered that a combination of proteins is the key to ovarian cancer treatment.

New simple blood test to diagnose tuberculosis in kids

Tuberculosis in children can now be detected with a simple blood test.

Junk blood tests may reveal resistant skin bacteria

Instead of trashing contaminated positive blood samples in hospitals, these can be used for studying the presence of skin germs, a study suggests.

New pain-free needles for blood tests

Patients no longer need put off blood tests for fear of painful needle prick. Butterfly needles are here, making blood collection a pain-free exercise.

Simple blood test may even predict suicide

A simple blood test can soon reliably predict a person`s risk of attempting suicide, significant research reveals.

Single blood test may help to detect all cancers

Scientists claim to have developed a simple blood test that can screen if a person is suffering from cancer or not.

ECG, blood test must for chest pain sufferers: Study

Suffering from chest pain? Do not take it lightly for indigestion or gas pain. Better get an electrocardiogram (ECG) and blood test done to rule out the worst and avoid hospitalisation.

Revolutionize yet simple blood test may help detect all cancers

Scientists have developed a new universal and easy test that might help in detecting all the cancers in the near future.

Now, simple blood test to predict Alzheimer in people

Researchers have reached a step closer to Alzheimer`s treatment by coming up with a new blood test which can predict the commencement of the disease in people.

Now, just pinprick of blood could provide astronauts with correct medical diagnosis

ESA is building a prototype tester for crews on the International Space Station to provide diagnoses within a few minutes from a pinprick of blood.

Chronic brain damage not as prevalent in NFL players as believed

Researchers have said that chronic brain damage may not be as prevalent in NFL players as thought.

New TB blood test could eliminate unnecessary treatment

A new screening process for tuberculosis (TB) infections in Canadian prisons could mean that more than 50 per cent of those screened won`t undergo unnecessary treatment due to false positives.

Now, a blood test to predict premature delivery

In view of the fact that a lot of pregnant women get hospitalised because of false labour pain, researchers have developed a new blood-based diagnostic test to determine whether or not women with threatened pre-term labor (TPTL) would give birth prematurely.

Cheap portable chip to run blood tests in a jiffy

Days are not far when doctors would run blood tests for you almost instantly on a piece of plastic about the size of a credit card!