Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune disorder that affects 2% of the world population. It is characterised by inflammation and scaling of the skin, accompanied by a greater risk of contracting … Continue Reading Researchers identify a link between psoriasis and bone loss.
Over the past century, the most reliable method of diagnosing diseases has been the microscopic visualization of thinly sectioned tissues mounted on glass slides. This practice of histopathology is universally … Continue Reading Pen-sized microscope which identifies cancer cells in the operating room, out of animal studies.
The use of blood-based liquid biopsies to detect, diagnose, and monitor cancer may enable earlier diagnosis of cancer, lower costs by tailoring molecular targeted treatments, improve convenience for cancer patients, … Continue Reading New blood test can detect, classify and pinpoint cancer location from one drop of blood.
Liquid biopsy of colorectal cancer shown to be more accurate than tissue biopsy in large-scale study.
Tumour genotype plays an important role in drug resistance in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer, however, the genotype obtained at diagnosis can vary after different treatment lines. Therefore, DNA analysis … Continue Reading Liquid biopsy of colorectal cancer shown to be more accurate than tissue biopsy in large-scale study.
In a clinical study of patients in the United States and China, researchers from Rice University, Baylor College of Medicine, the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and the National Cancer … Continue Reading Microendoscope could eliminate unneeded biopsies, human study shows.
A team of neuroscientists and bioengineers at the University of Colorado have created a miniature, fiber-optic microscope designed to peer deeply inside a living brain. The researchers published details of … Continue Reading Researchers develop microscope allowing deep brain exploration.
Researchers at the University of California have shown that a micromotor fueled by stomach acid can take a bubble-powered ride inside a mouse. These tiny motors, each about one-fifth the … Continue Reading Stomach acid-powered nanobots get their first test in a living animal.
Researchers from the Vanderbilt University, the University of Toronto and Chronix Biomedical have demonstrated a method for detecting ‘cell-free’ tumour DNA in the bloodstream. The team believe that the technique … Continue Reading Researchers develop epigenetic ‘cell-free’ DNA blood test for prostate cancer.
Cervical cancer is, in many ways, a shining example of how successful the war on cancer can be. Thanks largely to the advent of Pap smear screening, U.S. cervical cancer … Continue Reading New imaging technique shows great potential for cervical cancer detection and diagnosis.