News tagged with biomarkers

Brain imaging may help diagnose autism

Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) process sound and language a fraction of a second slower than children without ASDs, and measuring magnetic signals that mark this delay may become a standardized way to diagnose ...

dateJan 08, 2010 in Medical research
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Researchers Shed Light on Esophageal Disease

(PhysOrg.com) -- Canadian Light Source (CLS) staff scientist Luca Quaroni and Dr. Alan Casson from the University of Saskatchewan used the synchrotron's infrared microscope to identify tissue afflicted with a condition known ...

dateJun 08, 2009 in Cancer
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Skin color clue to nicotine dependence

Higher concentrations of melanin -- the color pigment in skin and hair -- may be placing darker pigmented smokers at increased susceptibility to nicotine dependence and tobacco-related carcinogens than lighter skinned smokers, ...

dateMay 08, 2009 in Medical research
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