Device may detect urinary tract infections faster

Urinary tract infections can quickly move from being a merely miserable experience to a life-threatening condition. Untreated cases may trigger sepsis, which occurs when the immune system, in an attempt to fight off the infection, ...

Reference biosensor developed for calibrating diagnostic devices

Researchers at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), in collaboration with Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, and the University of Tampere, Finland, have developed a novel reference biosensor to aid the development ...

Lab tests made cheaper with chips

(Phys.org) —University of New South Wales PhD candidate Ryan Pawell hopes a manufacturing technique he created will cut the cost of medical diagnostics to a few dollars per experiment or test.

Portable telemedicine device for medics

A robust portable device for monitoring vital signs and providing communications for medics developed with the support of ESA offers a lifeline even in the remotest areas on Earth via satcoms.

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