Medical research

Developing new ways to diagnose preeclampsia

Researchers at Texas A&M University are developing novel tests to diagnose preeclampsia earlier in a pregnancy, even before symptoms occur, allowing hospitals to better treat pregnant patients.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New approach to blood-based tuberculosis diagnosis

Work at Los Alamos National Laboratory, in conjunction with its research partners, provides valuable new insights into the diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB) using blood tests. A paper in the journal PLOS ONE today demonstrates ...


Cardiac care during pandemic reveals digital shifts

New research from the Smidt Heart Institute shows that more patients—specifically those with medical risk factors or from underserved communities—opted into telehealth appointments for their cardiovascular care during ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Mop up' malaria vaccine advances to trials in people

University of Florida researcher Rhoel Dinglasan, Ph.D., was awarded $6 million today by the Global Health Innovative Technology Fund to test a new malaria vaccine in people. The process leading to a phase 1 clinical trial ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Rugby study identifies new method to diagnose concussion using saliva

A University of Birmingham-led study of top-flight UK rugby players—carried out in collaboration with the Rugby Football Union (RFU), Premiership Rugby, and Marker Diagnostics—has identified a method of accurately diagnosing ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ending tuberculosis is a race against time and drug resistance

The tuberculosis (TB) burden in the WHO European Region as a whole is decreasing, and is down 19% overall for 2015-2019, according to the latest WHO/European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) report Tuberculosis ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Custom proteins for malaria diagnostics

A global health organization and state-of-the-art laboratory at The University of Queensland are collaborating to support the development and evaluation of point-of-care diagnostics for malaria with new custom-made proteins.

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