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High-tech, ultrasonic vibrating needles could transform cancer diagnostics

High-tech, ultrasonic vibrating needles could transform cancer diagnostics

Researchers have modified the standard biopsy needle to create a high-tech needle that can improve cancer diagnostics and reduce discomfort for patients. Currently, cancer diagnosis...
New test can detect COVID-19 even after mutation

New test can detect COVID-19 even after mutation

A new COVID-19 diagnostic test has been developed that can detect the virus even after it has mutated. A team of scientists led by Nanyang...
New method developed to diagnose concussion using saliva

New method developed to diagnose concussion using saliva

A study of top UK rugby players has identified a new method of accurately diagnosing concussion using saliva which will help develop the first...
Skin swabs could be sufficient for detecting COVID-19

Skin swabs could be sufficient for detecting COVID-19

New research has demonstrated that non-invasive skin swabs could be sufficient for detecting COVID-19. A team of researchers at the University of Surrey have teamed...
Analysis shows 99.9% accuracy of lateral flow tests for COVID-19

Analysis shows 99.9% accuracy of lateral flow tests for COVID-19

A new analysis has shown that lateral flow device tests for COVID-19 have an accuracy of 99.9% with an extremely low rate of false...
XPhyto’s new PCR test has potential to transform diagnostics

XPhyto’s new PCR test has potential to transform diagnostics

XPhyto Therapeutics has developed an innovative, rapid COVID-19 PCR test that has the potential to completely transform diagnostics. Picture this pleasing scenario: you are exiting...
Reducing antibiotic prescribing with rapid POC respiratory infection test

Reducing antibiotic prescribing with rapid POC respiratory infection test

A new study has suggested that a rapid point-of-care diagnostic test for respiratory infections could help to reduce prescribing of antibiotics. There are currently very...
XPhyto’s moonshot aims to disrupt PCR testing  

XPhyto’s moonshot aims to disrupt PCR testing  

A technological evolution – defined by speed and precision – could soon transform the US $84.4bn COVID-19 diagnostics market. Vancouver-based life sciences company XPhyto Therapeutics...
New rapid COVID-19 diagnostic tests can differentiate between variants

New rapid COVID-19 diagnostic tests can differentiate between variants

Two new COVID-19 diagnostic tests have been developed that have a fast turnaround time and are able to differentiate between variants of the virus. The...
Xphyto expects approval for 25-minute COVID-19 RT-PCR test

Xphyto expects approval for 25-minute COVID-19 RT-PCR test

XPhyto Therapeutics Corp. and its exclusive German diagnostics development partner, 3a-diagnostics GmbH, are expecting approval of the commercial in vitro rapid point-of-care COVID-19 RT-PCR...
New urine test can accurately detect womb cancer

New urine test can accurately detect womb cancer

A new and non-invasive urine test can accurately detect womb cancer. The test is accurate at detecting womb cancer by looking at a urine or...
Study reveals top-performing point-of-care COVID-19 tests

Study reveals top-performing point-of-care COVID-19 tests

A new study has revealed the top-performing point-of-care COVID-19 tests that meet the recently published World Health Organization (WHO) "desirable" Target Product Profile (TPP)...
Detecting burnout through sweat with a wearable sensor

Detecting burnout through sweat with a wearable sensor

A newly developed wearable sensor could soon help to detect whether someone has reached the point of ‘burnout’ by measuring cortisol levels in sweat. The...
AIDA Diagnostics: when blood meets Artificial Intelligence

AIDA Diagnostics: when blood meets Artificial Intelligence

AIDA Diagnostics presents an AI-powered smart assistant to enable crucial decision-making in blood transfusions. Two young doctors set out with one dream: to help themselves...
Machine learning identifies autism with 100% accuracy

Machine learning identifies type of autism with 100% accuracy

Researchers have used machine learning to identify patterns of maternal autoantibodies associated with autism, predicting a type of autism in offspring with 100% accuracy. The...
Smart phone camera adapted to detect presence of SARS-CoV-2

Smart phone camera adapted to detect presence of SARS-CoV-2

Researchers have developed an innovative way of detecting the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in a nasal swab using a device attached to an ordinary smartphone. Senior...
Alleviating radiology backlogs with Artificial Intelligence

Alleviating radiology backlogs with Artificial Intelligence

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, a chronic shortage of imaging equipment and skilled radiologists meant that hospitals had been plagued with a growing patient backlog...
UK could transform cancer treatment with £20m boost for AI research

UK could transform cancer treatment with £20m boost for AI research

Top Artificial Intelligence innovators in the UK could help to transform the healthcare industry thanks to a £20m boost. The Turing AI Acceleration Fellowships is...
Why we need Artificial Intelligence in healthcare now

Why we need Artificial Intelligence in healthcare now

In this article, Amy Molten, Paediatrician and the Director of Medicine for Buoy Health, an Artificial Intelligence-powered healthcare navigation platform, discusses the vital role...
Mammography screening srill vital for reducing breast cancer deaths

Mammography screening srill vital for reducing breast cancer deaths

The NHS mammography Breast Screening Programme is still effective at reducing breast cancer-related death in England, according to a new study. Led by the Queen...

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