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Cheap breath test may detect stomach, oesophageal cancers

Cheap breath test may detect stomach, oesophageal cancers (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Scientists have developed a cheap and non-invasive test that can measure the levels of five chemicals in the breath to detect cancers of the oesophagus and stomach with 85 per cent accuracy. Together, stomach and oesophageal cancer account for around 1.4 million new cancer diagnoses each year worldwide. Both ... Read More »

New imaging technique to detect onset of vision loss

New imaging technique to detect onset of vision loss Researchers have developed a new non-invasive retinal imaging technique that could prevent vision loss in diseases like glaucoma – the second leading cause of acquired blindness worldwide. The new technique called multi-offset detection, which images the human retina — a layer of cells at the back of the eye that are ... Read More »

MRI can help detect bone marrow cancer

IANS | Nov 16, 2016, 12.15 PM IST MRI can help detect bone marrow cancer In a first, researchers have shown that doctors can effectively identify bone marrow cancer (myelofibrosis) using Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). The findings, in an experimental model and published in the journal Blood Cancer, may change the way this disease is diagnosed which is now through ... Read More »

Here Comes A Smartphone Laboratory That Can Detect Cancer

WASHINGTON: In a major step towards faster and convenient delivery of medical tests, Washington State University researchers have developed a low-cost, portable laboratory on a smartphone that can analyse several samples at once to catch a cancer biomarker, producing lab quality results. At a time when patients and medical professionals expect always faster results, researchers are trying to translate biodetection ... Read More »

New Portable Smartphone Lab Can Accurately Detect Cancer

WASHINGTON:  Scientists have developed a new low-cost, portable laboratory on a smartphone that can analyse several samples at once to catch a cancer biomarker with 99 per cent accuracy, producing lab quality results. At a time when patients and medical professionals expect always faster results, researchers are trying to translate biodetection technologies used in laboratories to the field and clinic, ... Read More »

Malicious, malware-peddling ad campaigns are becoming trickier to detect

Jerome Segura, a senior security researcher with Malwarebytes, was recently stumped by a cyberattack he was studying. It seemed to keep vanishing. Segura often studies malvertising, which involves seeding ad networks with harmful online advertisements that then appear on websites, potentially delivering malware to a person’s computer. It’s a particularly insidious type of attack, since a person merely has to ... Read More »