Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fast, portable test can diagnose COVID-19 and track variants

Clinicians using a new viral screening test can not only diagnose COVID-19 in a matter of minutes with a portable, pocket-sized machine, but can also simultaneously test for other viruses—like influenza—that might be ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Novel biosensor technology could allow rapid detection of Ebola virus

In 2010, Ahmet Ali Yanik published his first paper on the rapid detection of Ebola virus using new biosensor technology he and colleagues at Boston University had invented. But he found there was little interest at the time ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Screening for emerging viral diseases

(Medical Xpress)—A microbe detection array technology developed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists could provide a new rapid method for public health authorities to conduct surveillance for emerging ...

Oncology & Cancer

Transforming cervical screening

(Medical Xpress)—There is nothing like a big celebrity name to create global attention to a big health concern. As a result we now have the 'Jolie effect' to describe the influence actress Angelina Jolie has had on people ...

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