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Multigene Sequencing Panel Detects Breast Cancer Early

Rather than testing them one by one, this test spots patients in India with risk of breast and ovarian cancers by using next-generation sequencing for a panel of genes.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Professor Surendra Shastri

Cervical cancer is a growing problem in India, but a simple vinegar test could help turn the tides, says Professor Surendra Shastri of the Tata Memorial Hospital.

Simple Paper-Based Test Could Help Prevent Food Poisoning

Researchers have developed a paper-based test that can detect food-borne pathogens within a few minutes.

Diagnosing & Staging Liver Cancer Non-Invasively

Capturing fragments of tumor DNA from the bloodstream allows scientists to diagnose liver cancer without the need for invasive biopsies.

Retroviral RNA Contributes To Liver Cancer

Researchers have discovered that wrongly activated non-coding RNA play a role in the development of liver cancer.

Spot Glaucoma With Your Smartphone

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, have developed a method to diagnose glaucoma from smartphone images.

MiRNA Biomarkers Help Catch Lung Cancer Early

A cross-country clinical study has identified a panel of five miRNA biomarkers which could be useful for the early diagnosis of non-small cell lung cancer.

Making DNA Detection Cheaper & More Flexible

Aptamer-based DNA detection could make it easier and cheaper to diagnose disease, scientists say.

Roche Diagnostics Strengthens Asia Pacific Footprint

Roche Diagnostics headquarters in Singapore houses state-of-the-art training facilities and technical support services.