Latest breath gas analysis Stories
Researchers at the University of Louisville School of Medicine are using breath analysis to detect the presence of lung cancer.
Researchers at the Rey Juan Carlos University and the Alcorcón Hospital (Madrid) have compared the volatile substances exhaled by eleven people with cancer of larynx, with those of another twenty healthy people.
Transparency Market Research Report has published "Breath Analyzers Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database.
No longer the sole the domain of law enforcement, breathalyzers are being used more and more by scientists who want a faster, less invasive way to assess patients.
Today's technological innovation enables smartphone users to diagnose serious diseases such as diabetes or lung cancer quickly and effectively by simply breathing into a small gadget, a nanofiber breathing sensor, mounted on the phones.
Chemists from the University of Pittsburgh have reportedly demonstrated sensor technology which could someday eliminate the need for glucose-related blood tests currently used to diagnose most diabetes patients.
Doctors routinely use blood or urine samples to test for signs of illness or disease and a new study from a group of Swiss researchers indicates that a person’s breath could soon be added to that list.
A new study published in BJS has demonstrated for the first time that a simple breath analysis could be used for colorectal cancer screening.
A pilot study, published in the October 2012 issue of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer's (IASLC) Journal of Thoracic Oncology, showed that breath testing could be used to discriminate between benign and malignant pulmonary nodules.