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Delhi gets its first health ATM; get blood test reports in 5 minutes

Now health checkups won’t take too long as the New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) is organising a health ATM which would be providing test reports in five minutes. Normally, reports of blood tests easily take a couple of days.

Jan 25, 2019, 15:06 PM IST

Prateik Babbar refuses blood test after car mishap in Goa

Babbar has been called Thursday at the Porvorim police station for questioning, Naik added.

Oct 11, 2018, 12:55 PM IST

Simple blood test can tell if you're sticking to diet: Scientists

Clinical trials of diets and their health impacts are often plagued by participants' poor adherence to assigned diets.

Jun 20, 2018, 12:02 PM IST

Scientists develop new sticky patch to monitor blood sugar in diabetes patients

A team of researchers have developed a novel sticky patch which can non-invasively monitor glucose levels in diabetics through the skin. The patch will end the frequent use of painful finger-prick blood tests in diabetes patients.

Apr 10, 2018, 14:47 PM IST

New blood test to predict TB onset two years in advance

Researchers have developed a new blood test that can more accurately predict the development of tuberculosis (TB) up to two years before its onset in high-risk patients.

Apr 06, 2018, 12:26 PM IST

Combining ultrasound imaging with blood test improves cancer detection by 40%: Study

Symptoms of liver cancer can include upper abdominal pain or swelling, loss of weight or appetite, white chalky stools, and general fatigue.

Feb 12, 2018, 12:30 PM IST

Novel blood test may help you measure your heart health

According to the researchers, this research may help them to identify new targets for reducing the risk and eventually lead to more effective treatments.

Feb 08, 2018, 18:27 PM IST

Scientists develop world's first blood test to detect Alzheimer's

Up until now, the only way to determine if a patient had Alzheimer's was by highly invasive and expensive methods, including brain scans and lumbar punctures.

Feb 01, 2018, 17:24 PM IST

New blood test may help early detection of 8 cancers

The test "has the potential to be a one-stop, safe screening test for multiple tumour types that should have high community acceptance," Jeanne Tie, Associate Professor at the institute was quoted as saying.

Jan 19, 2018, 18:58 PM IST

Multiple sclerosis can be detected by a simple blood test

The research identified two natural biomarker compounds, which have been linked to multiple sclerosis.
 

Dec 15, 2017, 18:31 PM IST

Blood test can predict skin cancer's return

The research studied blood samples taken after surgery from 161 patients with stage 2 and 3 melanoma.

Dec 06, 2017, 11:40 AM IST

Blood test may cut liver damage risk of paracetamol overdose

The test detects three different molecules in the blood that are associated with liver damage - called miR-122, HMGB1 and FL-K18.

Nov 25, 2017, 18:37 PM IST

Blood test may prevent liver damage due to paracetamol overdose

Paracetamol is a relatively safe painkiller when taken in the right dose.

Nov 20, 2017, 19:19 PM IST

VR game may reduce pain while drawing blood

For the study, published in the Journal of Pediatric Psychology, the researchers recruited patients, ages 10 to 21 years, the patient's caregiver and the phlebotomist in the outpatient blood draw clinic.

Nov 09, 2017, 17:11 PM IST

Now, a blood test that can detect a heart attack 'instantly'

 The new test uses similar technology to the troponin test, but analyses the level of a protein called cardiac myosin-binding protein C (cMyC).

Sep 28, 2017, 17:12 PM IST

Ben Stiller cancer-free since three years

Actor Ben Stiller has revealed that he has been free from prostate cancer for three years now and said he feels happy and healthy.

Sep 21, 2017, 14:16 PM IST

New low-cost blood test may refine cancer treatment

The test requires only a fraction of a tube of blood and can detect genetic mutations in minute amounts of DNA released from cancer cells into the blood, according to a study published in the The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics.

Aug 14, 2017, 12:47 PM IST

Researchers develop new blood test to predict onset of Huntington's disease

The test may help identify new treatments for the genetic brain disorder, which is fatal and currently incurable.

Jun 08, 2017, 23:29 PM IST

This common blood test can predict cancer as minutely as a lump in the breast - Read

High number of platelets have been linked to an increased risk of all forms of cancer and scientists are now urging doctors to consider thrombocytosis as a detection method for patients who are yet to show symptoms.

May 24, 2017, 21:33 PM IST

Soon, a single drop of blood may help detect cancer! - Read

It was the first clinical trial in the world to test if the protein could be a useful tumour biomarker for lung cancer, and it succeeded, the report said. 

May 05, 2017, 16:05 PM IST