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# Early Detection

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# Early Detection
Japan set to trial the 'world's first urine test' to test for cancer
The test will run from now until September to see if it will have a practical use in everyday diagnostics.
# Early Detection
This security tool could help stop the problem of ransomware in its tracks
Scientists at the University of Florida developed software that can stop ransomware before it does any serious damage.
# Early Detection
Irish startup to develop breakthrough biotechnology test for major US clinic
Inform Bioscience will sign the agreement with Mayo Clinic next week to develop a test to detect preeclampsia in pregnancy.
# Cancer
Simple blood test can diagnose lung and other cancers
Compounds that appear to be new screening markers were identified in the US study.
# spine
Spinal fluid test could give early diagnosis of Parkinson's disease
The first signs of having the disease include body tremors, but this new test could give a diagnosis before symptoms present.
# Research
UL scientists get €5 million for high-tech microscope to detect Alzheimer's
More than 44,000 people in Ireland are affected by Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia
# Sniffer Dog
Dogs can smell cancer but scientists not sure how this can help
Researchers are on their way to proving that dogs can smell cancer but they’re not sure what to do with this fact.