AI Predicts Success of Deep Brain Stimulation for Depression

November 28, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

MEDTECH AI uncovers biomarker to predict deep brain stimulation successes in depression- NIH study
“To find the biomarker, the scientists used [MORE]

Predicting Kidney Failure a Decade in Advance

October 31, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Metabolite in urine predicts diabetic kidney failure 5-10 years early; oral therapeutic drug shows promise in mice
“Urine levels of adenine, [MORE]

Salt as a Biomarker in Breast Cancer

July 19, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sodium accumulation in breast cancer predicts malignancy
From researchers at the Universities of York and Cambridge:  “23Na MRI revealed elevated sodium [MORE]

Blood Test for Early Metastatic Diagnosis

March 29, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Metabolomic Biomarkers
“Here, we [University of Oxford researchers] hypothesized that biomarkers within the blood metabolome could identify cancers within a mixed [MORE]

Predicting T2D Years in Advance

January 18, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood biomarker predicts type 2 diabetes risk
“We [at Lund University] found that higher levels of the protein follistatin circulating in [MORE]

Cortisol in Hair as a Biomarker for Diagnosis

March 23, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Measuring stress levels by analyzing cortisol in hair
“In a new study out of Linkoping University in Sweden, a team examined [MORE]

A Possible Urine Test for Cancers and Metabolic Syndrome

March 16, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pillar-like molecules as biosensors
Japanese biochemists report that a pillar shaped compound can bind with the metabolite 1-methylnicotinamide to form a [MORE]

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]