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Variants in the FUT2 gene may increase susceptibility to otitis media by altering the microbiome of the middle ear
The use of saliva as a diagnostic fluid seems an attractive option – especially now that research reveals circulating tumor DNA in the fluid
Differences in bacterial diversity in the gut could be used to identify patients with Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal cancer
We round up the latest news in pathology and laboratory medicine with these bite-sized stories
An electronic gas-sensing capsule may increase diagnostic and monitoring accuracy in disorders of the digestive tract
Niamh Buckley, Laura Feeney, James Beirne, and Paul Mullan
Markers such as DNA methylation, analyzed by liquid biopsy, may improve on ovarian cancer testing options like gold standard CA125
New biomarker sensing technology can detect miniscule concentrations of molecules in the blood to assist with patient monitoring
Epigenetics may combine with liquid biopsy to offer an effective way of detecting early-stage cancers and recurrences
With antimicrobial resistance an ever-increasing threat to modern medicine, a new breakthrough may rapidly identify drug-resistant microbe strains to ensure effective treatment
A new DNA test that can detect treatment-resistant mutations could prove crucial for patients with acute myeloid leukemia, providing an early indication that targeted therapeutic intervention is needed
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