Research & Development
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Blood test predicts severe preeclampsia during pregnancy
An FDA-approved blood test helps doctors more accurately predict whether a woman will develop severe preeclampsia during pregnancy, according to its developers.
June 14, 2023
Smartphone attachment puts blood pressure monitoring at your fingertips
A smartphone clip attachment could enable no-calibration home blood pressure monitoring, making it easier, more affordable, and more accessible, researchers said.
May 30, 2023
Week in Review: At-home flu testing, asymptomatic monkeypox, telediagnostic accuracy, and more
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September 7, 2022
Elevated cfDNA levels linked to severity of PAH
The new blood test measures DNA fragments shed by damaged cells; according to the NIH, the test could also be used to predict survivability.
August 31, 2022
Clinical trial planned for COVID-19 rapid breath test
The investigational BreathTest-1000 mass spectrometer is being positioned as a noninvasive, self-administered test of breath samples for various COVID-19 strains. The developers envisage that relative to the gold standard for COVID-19 detection, polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests, their product would be a lower-cost, more convenient option suitable for wide distribution.
October 20, 2020
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