News tagged with breath test

Test can smell ketosis

VTT has developed a quick, easy-to-use ketosis test for consumers that can detect acetone on exhaled breath. The test will benefit diabetics and dieters in particular, but it can easily be adapted to other uses as well, such ...

dateApr 23, 2015 in Analytical Chemistry
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Cancer on the breath? The nose knows

A breath test for "sniffing out" cancer in a person's breath is a step closer to reality, according to a study recently published in the British Journal of Cancer. The study results show that the device develo ...

dateMay 16, 2011 in Analytical Chemistry
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New technique enables drug tests via exhaled breath

A new study from the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet presents a new technique that makes drug testing possible through exhaled air for the first time. By examining people who had received emergency care for ...

dateMay 19, 2010 in Medications
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Are you okay to kiss?

A quick breath check in the palm of your hand can never give accurate results. Whether you're about to lean in for a smooch or start a job interview, you're better off asking a trusted friend if your breath ...

dateMay 18, 2009 in Medical research
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