New sensor Detects cancer, HIV
Jul02

New sensor Detects cancer, HIV

Researchers from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) have developed a highly sensitive nanomechanical sensor that can detect cancerous tumours as well as viral disease markers for HIV, hepatitis and herpes. The sensor can detect viral disease markers, which appear when the immune system responds to incurable or hard-to-cure diseases, including HIV, hepatitis, herpes, and many others. The sensor will also enable doctors...

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Disposable saliva test kit detect dengue in 20 minutes
Mar06

Disposable saliva test kit detect dengue in 20 minutes

A team of researchers from the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) has developed a paper-based disposable device that will allow dengue-specific antibodies to be easily detected from saliva within 20 minutes. The rapid diagnostic kit can detect a key dengue antibody from saliva that is present in early-stage secondary infection.  The researchers believe that the ability to differentiate between primary and secondary...

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Gloves Vital for Health, Safety
Dec06

Gloves Vital for Health, Safety

Gloves play an important role in ensuring health and safety. The usage of gloves is growing along with the increasing awareness of health and safety in working environment and with a host of killer diseases like HIV and Ebola threatening the lives of millions across the globe. The following article is an overview of the booming global glove industry. In practical terms, gloves play an important role in protecting workers from exposure...

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