A simple blood test that doesn't require overnight fasting could identify youth at risk for developing type 2 diabetes later in life.
Aug. 11, 2020 • ~7 min
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Newly discovered cells in the blood seem to indicate impending flare-ups of rheumatoid arthritis. Could they one day be a gauge of pain to come?
July 20, 2020 • ~7 min
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A new blood test accurately detects a protein that indicates Alzheimer's disease, researchers say. It may change the way we diagnose and treat the disease.
May 12, 2020 • ~8 min
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A new "scorecard" that looks at 29 different genes could be a tool to improve cancer diagnosis. It may also help predict patient survivability.
Feb. 12, 2020 • ~5 min
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When tested with people with easy-to-access veins, a blood-drawing robot had a 97% success rate. That's just as good and even better than phlebotomists.
Feb. 11, 2020 • ~3 min
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Artificial intelligence can check blood samples to predict and explain the progress of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's, researchers report.
Jan. 28, 2020 • ~3 min
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A new blood test for children with bacterial pneumonia may determine the cause of painful inflammatory lesions of the skin and mucous membranes.
Dec. 30, 2019 • ~4 min
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