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Researchers use non-invasive ‘diagnostic pill’ to detect breast cancer in mice.

Unchanged for decades, breast screening technology such as mammograms can be painful and generally rely on anatomical differences with several limitations.  These include the lack of phenotyping to identify aggressive … Continue Reading Researchers use non-invasive ‘diagnostic pill’ to detect breast cancer in mice.

Noninvasive eye scan can detect key signs of Alzheimer’s Disease in humans.

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a fatal neurodegenerative disorder as well as the leading cause of senile dementia worldwide, with no effective treatment and limited functionality for early diagnosis.  Now, a … Continue Reading Noninvasive eye scan can detect key signs of Alzheimer’s Disease in humans.

New nanotech contrast enables blood test for precancerous growth in colon cancer.

Colon cancer is often detected in its earliest stages thanks in part to screening technologies like colonoscopy. By snaking a camera through a patient’s intestines, doctors can identify polyps and … Continue Reading New nanotech contrast enables blood test for precancerous growth in colon cancer.