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A USB stick-based device that can analyse DNA has won Imperial College London’s Prof Chris Toumazou the title of Inventor of the Year at the European Patent Office’s annual awards.
US scientists have developed a disposable patch that tests for tuberculosis as a simpler, more reliable and painless alternative to the traditional injection.
A pen that can diagnose Parkinson’s disease and a liver cell printer are among the projects awarded £25.9m of biomedical funding.
Antibiotic resistance is has been called as big a threat to our way of life as terrorism and climate change. But there are ways technology can help stop its spread and find alternative treatments.
The Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) has confirmed an extension to its existing development partnership with 42 Technology (42T). FIND is driving the development and early implementation of diagnostic tests for tuberculosis (TB), malaria and other diseases.
Breathalyser technology able to rapidly diagnose tuberculosis and lung cancer could one day find its way into doctors’ surgeries, thanks to work carried out by engineers from Siemens in Germany.
The role of technologists in public health is a vital one, says guest blogger Peter Young, especially if the UN’s goal of reversing the spread of tuberculosis in the developing world by 2015 is to be met.
A new handheld diagnostic ‘toolbox’ device is claimed to be able to get a read-out from virtually any type of tissue sample without the need for any pre-preparation.
Researchers in Switzerland hope to reduce the time and cost of diagnosing tuberculosis by measuring the heat bacteria produce as they grow.
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