A team at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have created a test...
Researchers create low-cost oesophageal cancer test
A team at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have created a test known as the EsophaCap, which could provide a simple and inexpensive screening method for oesophageal cancer.
23andMe secures FDA clearance for consumer cancer test
Personal genetics firm 23andMe has obtained clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the use of its new direct-to-consumer genetic test on a hereditary colorectal cancer syndrome, MUTYH-associated polyposis (MAP).
UK researchers use genetic profiling to predict lung cancer
Researchers at University College London (UCL) have evaluated the use of molecular profiling to predict lung cancer by analysing precancerous lesions.
Combination blood test may help detect pancreatic cancer early
A research team from Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) in the US has developed a new blood test that could be used in combination with an existing test to diagnose pancreatic cancer in the disease's early stages.
J&J to study Apple Watch in heart health research project
Johnson & Johnson (J&J) subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals has partnered with Apple on a research project that is intended to boost the diagnosis and outcomes of atrial fibrillation (AFib) patients.
Imperial College London develops new blood test for TB
Researchers at Imperial College London in the UK have developed a new second generation blood test for quick diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB).
Wearable sensor can detect hidden anxiety and depression in children
Researchers at the University of Vermont and the University of Michigan have teamed up to create a tool to screen young children for anxiety and depression, among other internalising disorders, so they can be treated earlier.
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