Cardiology

How a standard blood test can predict a heart attack

Using the results of a standard blood test and an online tool, you can find out if you are at increased risk of having a heart attack within six months. The tool has been developed by a research group at Uppsala University ...

Oncology & Cancer

Liquid biopsy: A new tool for identifying and monitoring cancer

Physicians at the University of Chicago Medicine are increasing their use of liquid biopsies, an emerging technology that detects signs of cancerous tumors with a simple blood test rather than an invasive needle procedure.

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