Biomolecular monitoring in the gastrointestinal tract could offer rapid, precise disease detection and management, however, it is impeded by access to the remote and complex environment. Now, a study from … Continue Reading Researchers develop an ingestible bacteria-on-a-chip to diagnose disease.
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.
Men have two practical choices for contraception, namely, the condom accompanied by a high failure rate of approximately 18 percent or a vasectomy known to be expensive and hard to … Continue Reading Male contraceptive successfully stops sperm without affecting hormones in monkeys.
Diabetes is a chronic condition that causes high blood sugar levels that are potentially fatal if left unmanaged. Injection of insulin is the primary treatment against this disease. Unfortunately a … Continue Reading New insulin pill successful in animal studies.
Microbes in the human body are estimated to outnumber human cells by 10 to 1, yet research on how they affect health is still in its infancy. A perspective article … Continue Reading Swallowable gas capsule could be used to measure intestinal gas to diagnose disease.