POSTS TAGGED AS diagnostics

HIV Testing on a Thumb Drive

January 3, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

USB Stick for HIV Testing
HIV testing today can be as complicated as blood glucose monitoring was in the days before [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]

Optical Sensor for Vitamin B-12 Deficiency in Blood

December 13, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Georgios Tsiminis in Photonics Laboratory
“University of Adelaide researchers have developed a world-first optical sensor that can detect vitamin B12 in [MORE]

Prospects for Diagnosing Neurodegenerative Diseases in Urine

November 22, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sporadic CJD
Protein misfolding is a common feature of Crutzfeldt-Jacob, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. But in each case, the proteins are [MORE]

Ingestible X-Ray Pill

October 25, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Check-Cap Ingestible Imaging Capsule
GE Healthcare and Check-Cap (Isfiya, Israel) are collaborating to create a imaging pill (somewhat similar to Medtronic’s [MORE]

Detecting Colon Polyps in Urine

August 16, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Urine Test
A recent newswire story announced that Advanced Diagnostic Laboratories (Bensalem, PA) is now offering a urine test for precancerous [MORE]

POC Device for Fast Diagnosis of Bacterial Infections

July 26, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Polarization Anisotropy Diagnostics
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have built a point-of-care device that can diagnose five different bacteria—the major germs [MORE]

Photon Sensor for Microfluidics Analyzes Cell Mechanics

July 19, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

University of Illinois-Opto Mechano Fluidic Resonator OMFR
Flow cytometry has been a useful tool in pathology labs since the first machines [MORE]

Skin Patch Dx for Food Allergies

June 21, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Viaskin Peanut Product
For an infant with undiagnosed allergies to milk and egg proteins, the only communication is through crying—-non-stop crying. [MORE]

3-D Printing with Stem Cells

June 14, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nano Dimensions 3D Print Stem Cells
In 1999, Anthony Atala’s regenerative medicine group at Wake Forest University used a 3-D bioprinter [MORE]

Gut-Biome Sensor

May 10, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Jeffrey Tabor
Synthetic biologists at Rice University are working to create bacterial sensors that can detect different kinds of inflammation associated [MORE]

“Smart Tampons”

May 10, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Harvard Professors Ridhi Tariyal and Stephen Gire
There’s an interesting “what” in this piece, but an insufficient description of “how.” Two [MORE]

Multiplex Microfluidics Device for Low Concentration Biomarkers

April 5, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Quoting directly from this piece, “At the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland, researchers have developed a device for rapid [MORE]

An Automated “Radiologist” Named Avicenna

March 1, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Avicenna Software
IBM is placing a big bet that computational medicine will be the fulcrum between the digital patient and the [MORE]