Cancer Predictions From Blood Testing

Cancer Predictions From Blood Testing

Harvard and Northeastern University researchers have reported findings of a distinct correlation between blood telomeres and cancer. Studies have indicated that blood telomeres in people with cancer actually age at a much faster rate, but then completely stop aging three to four years prior to a diagnosis. Therefore, it could be possible that, in the […]

Smartphone Application Dongle Can Detect HIV in Fifteen Minutes

Smartphone Application Dongle Can Detect HIV in Fifteen Minutes

Researchers have developed a non-expensive smartphone application, named dongle, which can detect both HIV and syphilis. This can be done with just a single finger prick of blood in 15 minutes. Samuel Sia, professor at Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science, led the project and stated that it is able to complete point-of-care tests […]

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