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Diagnostics Hematology

The Osteoporosis Oracle

What do geochemistry, biology and space science have in common? They’ve all come together to develop a new, real-time test for bone disease

Inside the Lab Oncology

Game-Changer or Media Sensation?

| Roisin McGuigan

Predictive test shows promise in catching breast cancer relapse, but caution urged over sensationalist headlines

Outside the Lab Hematology

The Uberification of Phlebotomy

| Roisin McGuigan

Need a blood sample? There’s an app for that…

Inside the Lab Hematology

Brain Injury Blood Test Breakthrough?

| Roisin McGuigan

A lab test for CNS-specific proteins could cut the number of unnecessary brain scans

Diagnostics Hematology

Diabetes Detector

| Mathieu Latreille

A new blood test could detect type 1 diabetes decades before symptoms develop

Outside the Lab Hematology

The CAD Challenge

| Michael Schubert

Diagnosing coronary artery disease is not easy with current tools – especially in women – but a new blood test may be safer, easier and more reliable.

Inside the Lab Genetics and epigenetics

A Liquid Revolution?

| Roisin McGuigan

A review of the clinical uses of liquid biopsy show it’s poised to make a splash in pathology

Subspecialties Hematology

Viral Time Travel

| Roisin McGuigan

Checking past and present exposure to over 200 viruses in a single blood test

Outside the Lab Hematology

From Kitchen to Clinic

| Michael Schubert

A new blood test based on food science principles may hold the key to predicting breast cancer earlier than ever

Diagnostics Regulation and standards

Reflex Testing a No-No for CKD?

| Roisin McGuigan

Current tests for nephropathy may not be good enough; but research could yield new options for effective diagnosis

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