Medical research

Continuous biomarker monitoring for personalised medicine

Similar to blood sugar, various biomarkers could in future be identified using just a few drops of blood. Researchers at Ruhr-Universit├Ąt Bochum are developing a multi-analyte test strip for this purpose that will open up ...

Medical economics

Smartphone device for making health care portable and affordable

Health care resources in low- and middle-income countries are often concentrated in urban areas, which puts medical treatment out of reach for millions of impoverished individuals who live in distant towns and villages.

Oncology & Cancer

Tumor-specific therapy targets ovarian cancer

Nami Therapeutics Corporation, which gets its name from the Mandarin word for "nano," is committed to using nanotechnologies to make big advances in cancer therapy.