During the early stages of schizophrenia and depression, doctors often have a difficult time distinguishing between the two mental health disorders. The good news is that doctors may now be steps closer to be diagnosing depression and schizophrenia with the… Read More
In celiac disease, early blood test screening may reduce future mortality risk. Celiac disease (CD) is characterized by gluten intolerance, and although the solution is as simple as avoiding gluten, many individuals do not get diagnosed, which can put their… Read More
A new tuberculosis test can improve and simplify diagnosis. The new blood test for tuberculosis is inexpensive and helps identity the gene expression that differentiates people with tuberculosis and those without it or with different stages of tuberculosis.
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Researchers are closer to developing a blood test which may be able to distinguish between viral and bacterial infections in turn knowing when antibiotics will be unsuccessful. If completed, this blood test will be able to be conducted in a… Read More
A new blood test may help detect the spread of melanoma – skin cancer – much earlier according to latest findings. The blood test monitors DNA fragments from dead cancer cells in the blood and has been found to be… Read More
Screening postmenopausal women with an annual blood test for ovarian cancer could reduce deaths caused by ovarian cancer by 20 percent, according to new findings. There is currently no reliable screening method for ovarian cancer, and unfortunately it is often… Read More
Researchers have found a marker in blood that could reveal the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA) up to 16 years prior to the start of symptoms. A research team from the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology at Oxford University found… Read More
A blood test taken prior to surgery may be able to predict recovery time in patients. The study found that identifying a patient’s immune state with blood samples before surgery may reveal patterns that can help predict recovery from post-surgery… Read More
An early Alzheimer’s disease detection blood test for antibodies is being developed by researchers at the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine. Alzheimer’s disease affects roughly 5.3 million Americans and there is currently no approved blood test that can detect… Read More
A blood test could now improve cancer treatment by pairing patients with the best form of treatment based on their results. The blood test was developed by UK researchers and could not only improve treatment, but better track tumors as well.… Read More
A new blood test will be able to better detect celiac disease – gluten allergy – than the traditional way of using the tissue in the small intestine. The findings come from the University of Oslo, Faculty of Medicine.
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