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The Art of Neurotensin Measurement

2016 15 Jul

In the latest issue of BioCentury Innovations Andreas Bergmann, Founder & CEO of sphingotec, and Mark B. Evers, co-author of the recently published Nature paper “An obligatory role for neurotensin in high-fat-diet-induced obesity”, share their opinion on the role of neurotensin as prognostic marker for obesity, the future relevance of neurotensin measurements... Read more

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New Ultrasound Increases Awareness About Cancer Cells

2016 23 May

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the U.S. have developed a method called iso-acoustic focusing to analyse and separate cells from the blood. Ultimately, this method, can become significant to measure the efficiency of cancer treatments for individuals, according to their research published in... Read more

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Accurate Ultrasound Can Detect Cardiovascular Disease Early

2016 25 Mar

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have discovered a new and more accurate way to distinguish between harmful and harmless plaque in the blood vessels by using ultrasound. This can help healthcare providers determine the risk of strokes and heart attacks – which means avoiding unnecessary surgery for many patients, the Swedish scientists said. In... Read more

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Using Light To Examine Lungs Of Premature Babies

2016 23 Mar

Research from Lund University in Sweden suggests that in the future, tests to see how much premature air babies’ lungs contain as their lungs are not sufficiently developed could be done using laser light, which at present can only be done using X-rays. The researchers suggest that this method could also be be employed to measure oxygen among severely... Read more


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