Diagnosis

New handheld device turns smartphone into diagnostic tool

New handheld device turns smartphone into diagnostic tool

The USD 550 spectral transmission-reflectance-intensity (TRI) Analyzer attaches to a smartphone and analyses patient blood, urine, or saliva samples as reliably as clinic-based instruments that cost thousands of dollars.

Aug 11, 2017, 19:21 PM IST
A spoon can help diagnose a lot of health problems for you! - Here's how to do the test

A spoon can help diagnose a lot of health problems for you! - Here's how to do the test

It's simple and can reveal a lot about your health issues and signs and symptoms that you may have ignored at some point within a minute.

May 13, 2017, 20:51 PM IST

New device reduces time to diagnose infections

A team of US engineers has developed a new device that significantly reduces the amount of time necessary to diagnose tissue infections.

Sep 06, 2015, 13:26 PM IST

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.

Dec 24, 2014, 20:15 PM IST

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.

Nov 10, 2014, 14:32 PM IST

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.

Apr 20, 2014, 08:59 AM IST

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.

Dec 17, 2013, 10:31 AM IST

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.

Dec 05, 2013, 17:22 PM IST

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.

Oct 16, 2013, 17:34 PM IST

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.

Sep 18, 2013, 21:55 PM IST

Shining infrared light on cancer `helps speed up diagnosis`

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

Apr 15, 2012, 17:03 PM IST

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.

Mar 17, 2012, 10:00 AM IST

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.

Sep 21, 2011, 16:37 PM IST

First black child diagnosed with aging disease

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

Sep 09, 2011, 09:52 AM IST

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.

Aug 24, 2011, 10:13 AM IST

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.

Jul 21, 2011, 13:00 PM IST

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.

Jul 21, 2011, 13:00 PM IST

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

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

May 14, 2011, 12:58 PM IST

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

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

May 14, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Device to see under the skin for cancer signs

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

Feb 20, 2011, 18:09 PM IST