EMERGING TESTS

Blood Test Could Improve CAD Diagnosis

A simple blood test can accurately, noninvasively, and quickly diagnose heart disease, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The soon-to-be … [Read more...]

EMERGING TESTS

Blood Test Plus Clinical Characteristics May Improve CAD Diagnosis

Asimple blood test can accurately, noninvasively, and quickly diagnose heart disease, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The soon-to-be commercialized … [Read more...]

EMERGING TESTS

Blood-based, Proteomic Test May ID Preterm Delivery Risk, Saving Infant Lives, Costs

The use of a novel test for identifying pregnant women at risk of spontaneous preterm birth risk could improve infant outcomes and reduce the overall economic impact of preterm birth, according to a … [Read more...]

EMERGING TESTS

Updated Guidelines Emphasize Newer Tests for TB Diagnosis

Patients at risk for tuberculosis (TB) infection should be assessed with newer tests, including interferon-gamma release assays (IGRAs) and molecular diagnostics, according to new guidelines developed … [Read more...]

EMERGING TESTS

Updated TB Guidelines Recommend Newer Tests

Patients at risk for tuberculosis (TB) infection should be assessed with newer tests, including interferon-gamma release assays (IGRAs) and molecular diagnostics, according to new guidelines developed … [Read more...]

GENETIC TESTING

Epigenetic Testing Predicts Aging, Mortality

Epigenetic changes, measured by DNA methylation, may be a predictor of biological age, according to a study published in the September issue of Aging. The multicenter study found that epigenetic age … [Read more...]

AGING

Epigenetic Testing May Predict Aging, Mortality

Epigenetic changes, measured by DNA methylation, may be a predictor of biological age, according to a study published in the September issue of Aging. The multicenter study found that epigenetic age … [Read more...]

EMERGING TESTS

Update on Zika-Fighting Diagnostics

Summer may be over but the fight against the mosquito-borne virus, Zika, continues in earnest. Locally-mosquito-transmitted cases in the United States have only occurred to date in Florida, but … [Read more...]

EMERGING TESTS

CDC and the Diagnostics Industry Continue to Battle Zika

While summer has ended, the battle against the mosquito-borne virus Zika continues. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated prior travel and testing guidance on Zika transmission … [Read more...]

EMERGING TESTS

Test Developed to Identify Alzheimer’s Risk

An Irish company has announced a test that can detect an elevated risk of Alzheimer's disease in patients before symptoms develop. The test, developed by Randox Laboratories, uses a microchip in … [Read more...]


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