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2013-11-19 13:02:22

A new method could cut hours off the time it takes to diagnose blood infections while also eliminating the need for complicated manual processing and expensive equipment.

2013-11-18 10:55:33

Laboratory testing is health care's single highest volume activity, with over 5 billion tests performed each year in the U.S.

Blood-Glucose Breathalyzer For Diabetics
2013-11-13 15:17:17

Soon diabetics may be able to use a pain-free breathalyzer device to easily monitor their blood-glucose levels.

New Implantable Sensor Could One Day Monitor Glucose Levels
2013-11-04 16:03:36

In a published paper in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, scientists describe a newly developed sensor that is able to monitor nitric oxide in living animals and could potentially become a valuable asset to diabetic patients in the future.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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