Saliva Test for HPV Driven Throat Cancer

July 28, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Saliva test detects occult HPV oral cancer.
“Unlike cervical cancer, there is no standard or routing screening program for HPV-driven OPC [MORE]

Urine Test Predicts Bladder Cancer Early

June 30, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Telomerase reverse transcriptase promoter
From a cohort of over 50,000 Iranians comes the discovery of a biomarker, the telomerase reverse transcriptase [MORE]

A Biomarker for Suicide

July 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Psychiatry scientists at Yale University have found that in patients suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, but not from major depressive [MORE]

A Universal Cancer Biomarker

July 2, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA methylation and cancer
Last December, researchers at the University of Queensland reported they found a distinct feature of DNA methylation [MORE]

Monitoring Glucose in Saliva

January 1, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Saliva for glucose monitoring
As far as your editor can tell, this video (first link) and the published article (second link) [MORE]

Biomarker Preservation at Room Temperature

April 3, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Transport of Specimens without Refrigeration
Quoting directly: “Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis have developed a method to preserve protein [MORE]

A Health “Snapshot” in Sweat

January 23, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Portable System to Analyze Sweat
Swiss engineers have built a tiny (one centimeter squared) biomarker analyzer that uses sweat as its [MORE]

Nanowire Detection of Prostate Cancer

November 1, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Quoting directly: “[Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL)] researchers have managed to get around this obstacle by inventing a new [MORE]

Finding the Best Blood Biomarker for Heart Attacks

April 29, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Heart Attack
More than 915,000 Americans suffer heart attacks each year, but two and a-half-times that many are admitted to hospitals [MORE]

Breathalyzer for Diabetes

September 24, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hybrid Material
Two weeks ago, Tagline included a piece about a tin dioxide nanofiber, with a catalytic platinum coating, that [MORE]

Super Sensitive Biosensor

July 31, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

With the US Preventive Services Task Force recently downgrading PSA screening to Class D, it may seem like the [MORE]

Highly Sensitive Biosensor for POC Devices

June 5, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ultrasensitive Biosensor
The debris of diseased cells ends up as biomarkers—proteins and/or DNA—in the blood.  From reference studies, investigators have [MORE]

Biomarker for Earlier Detection of Ovarian Cancer

October 18, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Epidemiologists have long suspected a link between infertility and ovarian cancer, and researchers at Rush University Medical Center may [MORE]

Promising Biomarker for Early Lung Cancer Detection

November 30, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

In the transition of loose connective tissue, known as mesenchyme, into epithelial cells of the lung, DNA methylation can silence [MORE]