Category: Blood Test

New DNA Test Spots Hard to Diagnose Genetic Diseases

March 16th, 2022
  A new DNA test can accurately identify a range of hard to diagnose neurological and neuromuscular genetic diseases quicker and more accurately than currently available diagnostic tools, according to researchers.   Testing for Genetic Diseases   T… more »

New Blood Test can Help Identify Those at Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

December 1st, 2021
  A new blood test may be more than 80 percent accurate at identifying people at risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease, a study found.   Blood Test for Alzheimer’s Disease   The test called PrecivityAD identifies those with elevated levels of the… more »

Cancer Detecting Blood Test is Accurate Enough to be Used on Older Population

July 7th, 2021
  Scientists have concluded that a blood test that can detect 50 types of cancer (even before signs of the disease) is accurate enough to be used as a screening test for older people.   Blood Test   Scientists found that the test could detect cance… more »

Your Blood Type Could be Risk Factor for Health Issues

May 13th, 2021
  Certain blood types may increase a person’s risk of different health problems, a new study suggests.   Your Blood Type and Your Health   Researchers investigated the link between blood types and more than 1,000 diseases.   The analysis of hea… more »

New Blood Test Could Predict Someone’s Internal Body Clock

September 20th, 2018
In a study published on September 10 in the medical journal “PNAS,” researchers reveal that they have invented a new computer algorithm called “TimeSignature” that uses blood sample data to predict someone’s circadian rhythm. New Study Scientists beli… more »