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News • Ophtalmology

A healthy eye with AI analysis

Using deep learning, researchers created AI-driven computer models to analyze corneal and retinal images to help eye doctors in the future.

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News • Vortex fluidic device

Next step in rapid diagnostics for infectious diseases

The speedy, high-tech method of inexpensive, accurate and high-throughput protein biomarker assay testing is being touted as a much-needed development in point-of-care (PoC) testing.

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News • Prevention improvement

Bowel cancer: most cases diagnosed outside of screening programmes

More than 70% of patients with bowel cancer are not diagnosed using screening programmes meaning diagnoses are often made late, when the cancer is at an advanced stage, according to new research.

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News • Biomarker from blood test

Lung cancer: Liquid biopsy accurately predicts immunotherapy response

A simple blood test could be a better predictor of whether cancer immunotherapy will be successful for a patient with lung cancer than an invasive tumor biopsy procedure.

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News • Low-cost

Paper-based microfluidics enables rapid prototyping

Researchers have developed a novel way to fabricate diagnostic devices using paper-based microfluidics that can be rapidly prototyped and scaled for manufacturing.

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News • MetaboliQs

Hyperpolarized nuclear MR: more precise diagnoses

Hyperpolarized nuclear magnetic resonance enables major medical advances in molecular diagnostics, for example for cardiovascular diseases or cancer therapy.

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Article • Extended reality

The application of XR in mental health care

Mental disorders are among the leading causes of ill-health and disability worldwide, and the demand for a viable solution to battle the mental health crisis has risen. The past two decades have witnessed the emergence of extended reality (XR) as a tool for investigation, assessment, and management in mental healthcare.

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