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Category: Biomarker


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Blood biomarkers offer hope for autism diagnosis in children

September 10, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

A panel of blood biomarkers discovered by researchers at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) MIND Institute and NeuroPointDX could create a new test to detect autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in certain children. As part of the Children’s Autism […]


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Imaging biomarker measures coronary inflammation from fatty tissue

September 4, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

A novel imaging biomarker is able to detect inflammation of fatty tissue surrounding the coronary arteries using computed tomography. Researchers also say the non-invasive approach can predict all-cause and cardiac mortality. Developed by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic, University of […]


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Biomarker predicts kidney cancer risk years before diagnosis

August 17, 2018

Via: The Medical News

The research showed that a protein called KIM-1, which is elevated in the blood of some RCC patients at the time of diagnosis, could also be used as a tool to predict onset of the disease up to five years […]


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First biomarker evidence of DDT-autism link

August 16, 2018

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Researchers identified 778 cases of childhood autism among offspring born from 1987 to 2005 to women enrolled in the Finnish Maternity Cohort, representing 98 percent of pregnant women in Finland. They matched these mother-child pairs with control offspring of mothers […]


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Blood test can help detect kidney cancer five years early

August 14, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

An international team of researchers has discovered a blood biomarker with the potential to help in detecting the risk of kidney cancer development much earlier than standard diagnosis. The research was supported by Cancer Research UK, the International Agency for […]


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Scientists find genetic marker that indicates a person’s risk for tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy

August 9, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Scientists in Japan have found a potential marker to identify which people with abnormally fast heartbeats are at high risk of developing heart failure. The results were published in June in Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine, a journal from the […]


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CellMax Life receives six U.S. patents for early cancer detection blood test

July 26, 2018

Via: The Medical News

CellMax Life, enabling early cancer detection and management with affordable, non-invasive blood tests, announced today that six U.S. patents have been granted for its biomimetic platform CMx, which detects circulating tumor cells (CTC). The patents cover the entire detection workflow, […]


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‘Financial toxicity’ of cancer treatment not adequately addressed by doctors, reveals study

July 23, 2018

Via: Medical News

In addition to facing new concerns about their health, individuals who are diagnosed with cancer often worry about the financial burdens of treatment. A new study indicates that many patients feel that such ‘financial toxicity’ is not adequately addressed by […]


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Study: Many patients concerned about financial impact of cancer diagnosis and treatment

July 23, 2018

Via: Medical News

As treatment for early stage breast cancer becomes less extensive and more precise, a new concern is surfacing: Cancer takes an enormous toll financially on many people. A new study led by researchers at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer […]


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Study finds blood test can predict lung cancer risk

July 16, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

A study by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in France has found a new blood test for four protein biomarkers can better identify people who will develop lung cancer in the future. The study was performed in […]


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New biomarkers to help detect hypervirulent K. pneumonia

July 9, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

University of Buffalo researchers have discovered several biomarkers that can accurately detect a hypervirulent strain of Klebsiella pneumonia bacteria (K. pneumonia), which leads to sudden life-threatening complications. Based on the theory that hypervirulence of the bacteria is due to genes […]


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Researchers find new marker for better prognosis in gastric and esophageal cancer

July 2, 2018

Via: The Medical News

In Austria, adenocarcinoma of the gastroesophageal transition is diagnosed in about 500 people every year. At the same time, this is the type of tumor with by far the highest increase. Sebastian Schoppmann, Department of Surgery (Head M. Gnant) of […]


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Prostate cancer: Scientists find 63 ‘new genetic markers’

June 18, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

A 6-year research project identifies 63 gene changes that could help to indicate an increased risk of prostate cancer in certain men. The study was conducted at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, OH, and the results […]


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Scientists discover first genetic marker for bone tumor

June 12, 2018

Via: The Medical News

The first genetic marker for the bone tumor, osteoblastoma, has been discovered by scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and their collaborators. Whole-genome and transcriptome sequencing of human bone tumors revealed that a genetic change that affects the transcription factor, […]


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Researchers develop blood test for liver cancer

June 7, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Researchers at molecular diagnostics company Exact Sciences and Mayo Clinic have identified a blood-based DNA biomarker panel that could help detect hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), a type of liver cancer. During the study, the test was used to analyse DNA extracted […]