POSTS TAGGED AS diagnostics

A Hand-Held Device that Determines Sepsis in 10 Minutes

March 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

eLab Diagnostic Device
Nanomix (Emeryville, CA) is now clinically testing its point-of-care, hand held diagnostic device that can give an evaluation [MORE]

Ultrasound in POC Devices

March 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Acoustic Whirlpool Device
Engineers in the US (Duke University) and China have developed an acoustofluidic chip that can concentrate fluorescently-labeled biomarkers [MORE]

Lens Free Microscope for Automated Diagnosis of Meningitis

March 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fluid Lens Free Microscopy for Meningitis
Quoting directly from this piece: “French researchers from Grenoble Alpes University and Aix-Marseille University have [MORE]

A Clinic for the Future

March 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Forward Medical Clinic
“Forward” is the name of a San Francisco startup which has some interesting concepts about the doctor’s office [MORE]

Making Disease Sensors from Stacked Antibodies

March 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Antibody Sensor
This piece reports: “In the research by MIT chemical engineers, molecular self-assembly was used to build sensors containing [MORE]

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]