POSTS TAGGED AS blood test

CTC Blood Test for Prostate Cancer

January 21, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood testing for CTCs
The prostate specific antigen test that is widely used to detect prostate cancer is famously inaccurate.  For [MORE]

A Blood Test for Relapsed Breast Cancer

July 30, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mammogram of breast cancer
Dying breast cancer tumors release declining levels of mutant DNA into the blood, unless those tumors are [MORE]

Predictive Protein Profile of Alzheimer’s Disease

April 9, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Protein changes in blood forecasts Alzheimers
This may be your father’s NFL or your mother’s, though in this case NfL refers [MORE]

Simple Blood Test for Metabolites

November 20, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

PKU test
Quoting directly: “researchers at Max Planck Institute for Medical Research in Heidelberg, Germany and the École Polytechnique Fédérale de [MORE]

Cell Free RNA Blood Test for Premature Birth

September 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Infant blood test
Building on research in Denmark, Stanford University biologists identified cell free RNA in mothers’ blood that can indicate [MORE]

Detecting Alzheimer’s Decades Earlier

September 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Beta amyloid plaque
Misfolded amyloid beta, forming plaques, has long been suspected as a key to understanding how Alzheimer’s disease causes [MORE]

Blood Test for Pregnancy and Fetal Health Complications

December 20, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood Test
During pregnancy, a protein derived from the DLK1 gene on Chromosome 14 rises in the mother’s blood, though it [MORE]

Highly Accurate Blood Test for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Multiple Sclerosis

July 12, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood Test
Screening more than 9,000 proteins with protein microarrays, researchers at the Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine (Glassboro, NJ) have [MORE]

Blood Test for Irritable Bowel

July 14, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

GI Anatomy
Irritable bowel disease, inflammatory bowel syndrome, celiac disease and other GI tract problems present similar symptoms and none are [MORE]

Inexpensive Blood Testing Device

March 12, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Researchers in Houston have a prototype of a microfluidics device that can test for 50 substances (e.g. drugs, toxins) [MORE]

Biomarkers for Schizophrenia

January 19, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Even the tag “behavioral disorders”-meaning psychiatric diseases-is vague.  However, the search is now on to identify protein biomarkers in [MORE]

New Biomarker Test for Breast Cancer

December 21, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

Provista Life Sciences (Phoenix, AZ) is now marketing in 41 states a “Biomarker Translation Test” or “BT Test” for breast [MORE]

Biomarker Test for Heart Attack

December 21, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

In acquiring BRAHMS (Hennigsdorf, Germany) last October, Thermo Fisher Scientific (Waltham, MA) took over marketing of BRAHMS’s blood biomarker [MORE]

Newborn Screening

December 14, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

PerkinElmer (Waltham, MA and Fremont, CA) has introduced an automated platform that quantitatively and qualitatively analyzes neonate blood samples [MORE]