POSTS TAGGED AS tuberculosis

Automated Diagnosis of Lung Diseases

January 24, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Automated lung disease diagnosis
“Researchers at the University of the West of Scotland (UWS; Paisley, UK) have developed an algorithm that [MORE]

Swarm Learning for Disease Diagnosis

August 17, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Swarm learning
Scientists at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (Bonn, Germany) “introduce Swarm Learning—a decentralized machine-learning approach that unites edge [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]

CDC Infographic on the Underlying Causes of Death in the US by State

July 21, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Which state has the most deaths from tuberculosis? Answer: Texas. Which state has the most death due to septicemia? Answer: [MORE]

Breath Analysis via Smart Phone

November 26, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Breath analysis has been a compelling research field for about 50 years—though moving slowly because of difficulties in identifying individual [MORE]

DNA Screening for Drug Resistant TB Pathogen in Prison Populations

February 19, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prisons around the world are reservoirs that generate drug resistant tuberculosis, and when infected prisoners are released the disease [MORE]

Magnetic Nanosensor Technology

July 24, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mycobacteria, such as Mycobacterium tuberculosis, are hard to identify because they hide within cells.  Diagnosis requires multiple steps, including [MORE]

Breath Analysis for Diseases

August 30, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Breathlink System
According to Dr. Raed Dweik at the Cleveland Clinic, “there are clear signatures in the breath for liver [MORE]

Rapid DNA-Based Test for TB

January 18, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Diagnosing TB
In poor countries, where tuberculosis ravages, the standard technique for detection is a sputum slide under a microscope.  [MORE]

Rapid TB Test

August 25, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

TB Detector
Tuberculosis sufferers account for some two billion people worldwide. The disease’s spread is a public health concern of the [MORE]