Researchers at University of Cambridge in the UK have found that virtual reality...
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UK researchers test virtual reality technology to detect Alzheimer’s
Researchers at University of Cambridge in the UK have found that virtual reality (VR) could detect early Alzheimer’s disease more accurately compared to existing ‘gold standard’ cognitive tests.
FDA clears diagnostic tests for chlamydia and gonorrhoea
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared two tests, Aptima Combo 2 Assay and the Xpert CT/NG, for the detection of the Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria.
Auris Health announces positive study data for Monarch Platform
Johnson & Johnson’s Auris Health has reported initial data from the ongoing BENEFIT clinical study of its robotic Monarch Platform intended for diagnostic and therapeutic bronchoscopic procedures.
Google and Northwestern Medicine test AI to detect lung cancer
Google and Northwestern Medicine in the US have conducted a new study to assess the ability of an artificial intelligence (AI) technology to identify lung cancer.
FBI raid on genomics company sheds light on demand for DIY microbiome testing
uBiome uses sequencing technology coupled with machine learning and AI to identify which micro-organisms are present in a patient’s gut.
Owlstone Medical and Actelion to develop breath test for PH
Breath Biopsy solutions provider Owlstone Medical has partnered with Actelion Pharmaceuticals to discover and validate a breath test for the early diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension (PH) and its subtypes.
Biocept introduces liquid biopsy panel for lung cancer
Molecular diagnostics maker Biocept has launched a new multi-gene liquid biopsy test called Target Selector NGS Lung Panel, for the detection of lung cancer.
Qiagen and Inovio partner to develop companion diagnostic
Qiagen has partnered with US-based Inovio Pharmaceuticals to jointly create a companion diagnostic to identify patients who are most likely to respond to the drugmaker’s new immunotherapy, VGX-3100.
Smartphone app can sense ear infections in children
A research team at University of Washington in the US has developed software that leverages a small paper funnel and a smartphone’s microphone and speaker to detect ear infections in children.
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