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Can a blood test detect cancer? Scientists use nanoparticles of gold for new early warning method

A blood test can detect cancer within just 10 minutes, scientists have found, raising hopes that hard-to-spot diseases could be picked up early when treatment is most effective. Currently, doctors use symptoms and a range of tests and biopsies to determine if cancer is present, a process that can sometimes take months. The new method… Read More »

Software, MRI images can noninvasively detect liver disease

Imaging biomarkers, when teamed with magnetic resonance imaging, has the potential to reduce the need for liver biopsies. Presentations at a national meeting on liver disease say the use of imaging technology could aid in the treatment of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a type of a nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, a condition in which fat builds… Read More »