Medications

A breath test for opioids

A test to detect opioid drugs in exhaled breath has been developed by engineers and physicians at the University of California, Davis. A breath test could be useful in caring for chronic pain patients as well as for checking ...

Health

Novel strategy to analyse biomarkers in exhaled breath

Breath gas analysis is a promising approach for non-invasive medical diagnostics and physiological monitoring, but further development is needed to increase clinical impact. Ramin Ghorbani presents a novel methodology for ...

Oncology & Cancer

Breath test could help detect stomach and oesophageal cancers

A test that measures the levels of five chemicals in the breath has shown promising results for the detection of cancers of the oesophagus and stomach in a large patient trial presented at the European Cancer Congress 2017.

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