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Image: Made-to-order diagnostic tests may soon be on the horizon (Photo courtesy of McGill University)

Breakthrough in Diagnostic Technology Could Make On-The-Spot Testing Widely Accessible

A significant advancement has been achieved in diagnostic technology with the development of a 'lab on a chip' that can be created through 3D printing in just half an hour. More...
01 Dec 2023
Image: The new eye-safe laser technology can diagnose traumatic brain injury (Photo courtesy of 123RF)

Novel Diagnostic Hand-Held Device Detects Known Biomarkers for Traumatic Brain Injury

Researchers have pioneered a groundbreaking device that detects traumatic brain injury through a safe laser directed into the eye. More...
30 Nov 2023
Image: A new blood test can improve diagnosis for patients with a heart muscle injury (Photo courtesy of 123RF)

High Sensitivity Blood Test Aids Emergency Diagnosis of Heart Conditions

A new method of measuring troponin levels offers the potential to reduce future heart attacks in high-risk patients by 10% over five years. More...
29 Nov 2023
Image: SeptiCyte cartridges are formatted to work with the Biocartis Idylla platform (Photo courtesy of Immunexpress)

Molecular Test Accurately Diagnoses Sepsis in Immunocompromised Patients

A new near-patient testing solution offers timely assistance in determining the need for early antibiotic treatment and adherence to sepsis care protocols for immunocompromised patients with a moderate to high likelihood of developing sepsis. More...
24 Nov 2023
Image: The QScout hematology analyzer has received US FDA 510(k) clearance (Photo courtesy of Ad Astra Diagnostics)

First Rapid-Result Hematology Analyzer Reports Measures of Infection and Severity at POC

A rapid-result hematology system capable of delivering vital diagnostic measures almost instantaneously has the potential to revolutionize patient care. More...
23 Nov 2023
Image: The biosensor consists of a chip with a highly sensitive transistor (Photo courtesy of UC San Diego)

Wireless, Handheld, Non-Invasive Device Detects Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Biomarkers

A groundbreaking handheld device can non-invasively detect biomarkers associated with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases, as well as wirelessly transmit its findings to a computer or smartphone. More...
21 Nov 2023
Image: The Lab-in-Cartridge system operates by placing a sample swab into a disposable cartridge that extracts RNA (Photo courtesy of Imperial College London)

Revolutionary Genomic Handheld Device Offers First-of-Kind Point-Of-Decision, Lab in Cartridge PCR Test

The world’s first handheld PCR genomic diagnostic cartridge and chip offers the potential to transform the diagnosis of infections and cancer risk based on personal genomics at the point of decision. More...
08 Nov 2023
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