News tagged with biomarkers

New biomarker for raw milk quality detection

Strict milk quality tests had drawn a national attention throughout China in the wake of the baby formula milk powder contamination incident. The individual classic markers for milk quality control, particularly protein concentration, ...

dateJun 15, 2010 in Biochemistry
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VARI findings could help diagnose and treat liver cancer

In collaboration with the National Cancer Centre, Singapore, Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) researchers have identified an enzyme that could help diagnose and treat cholangiocarcinoma, a form of liver cancer that strikes ...

dateJun 08, 2010 in Cancer
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Why is breast milk best? It's all in the genes

Is breast milk so different from infant formula? The ability to track which genes are operating in an infant's intestine has allowed University of Illinois scientists to compare the early development of breast-fed and formula-fed ...

dateMay 12, 2010 in Health
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