POSTS TAGGED AS infectious diseases

Singapore University’s $1 Test for Multiple Diseases

February 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human papilloma virus has one hundred subtypes, five of which can cause cervical cancer.  Consequently, a point-of-care microfluidic device that [MORE]

Revenge of the Germs

November 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

This month marks the centennial of The Great War’s ending. But it also recalls the “Great Influenza” when somewhere between [MORE]

Antibiotics with Light Activated Nanoparticles

December 5, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

CU Boulder Researcher at Boulder at the BioFrontiers Institute
Drug resistance in several pathogenic species have raised alarms and stimulated a [MORE]

SPED: Self-Powered Electrochemical Device, POC Diagnostic

October 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

SPED POC Diagnostic Device
A paper-based diagnostic device that detects biomarkers and identifies infectious diseases by electrochemical analysis with reporting by [MORE]

Synthetic Prions

February 16, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prion Replication
It remains to be seen if autoimmune diseases are actually responses to self, when it’s at least possible they [MORE]

Medical Nanotech Review

February 18, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Flexible Electronic Around Hair
Here is a convenient review of nanotech innovations for medicine, including developments in contact lenses, heart [MORE]


December 24, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smartphone Microscope
With smartphone cameras now having super pixel capacity that was hardly imaginable more than a year or two [MORE]

“Gene Radar” Diagnostic

November 19, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanobiosym Health Gene Radar
Nanobiosym (Boston, MA) has developed a mobile device named “Gene Radar” that can identify genetic [MORE]

Business Perspective on Molecular Diagnostics

October 8, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Roche, Qiagen, BD, Novartis, Abbott, Hologic, Agilent/Dako, Cepheid, Seimens Healthcare and bioMérieux are the top ten makers of molecular [MORE]

Aiming to Regenerate Intestinal Immunity

September 3, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

While polio is close to being the second human disease to be eradicated, knowledge of it is useful for [MORE]

The Human Microbiome Project So Far

August 28, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human Microbiome Project
With $170m funding some 200 scientists at 80 institutions, the has sought to identify a [MORE]

Listening to Pathogens

April 3, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nano Ear
Bacteria and viruses make faint sounds when they move—hard as that is to imagine.  To detect these acoustic [MORE]

Nanoparticles for Antibiotic-Resistant MRSA

May 24, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) accounts for nearly 19,000 deaths annually from hospital-acquired infections. Antibiotics which might otherwise penetrate the [MORE]