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Covid-19: What is the ferritin blood test recommended for coronavirus patients?

June 02, 2021 4:10 pm

If a ferritin test shows higher than normal levels, it could indicate that you have a condition that causes your body to store too much iron

23andMe provides more evidence that blood type plays role in virus

June 09, 2020 10:48 am

Preliminary results from more than 750,000 participants suggests type O blood is especially protective against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, the company said on Monday. The findings echo other research that has indicated a link between variations in the ABO gene and Covid-19.

New blood test may detect Alzheimer's eight years earlier

May 08, 2019 11:50 am

Using current techniques, Alzheimer's disease, the most frequent cause of dementia, can only be detected once the typical plaques have formed in the brain, said researchers from Ruhr-Universitat Bochum (RUB) in Germany.

Blood test may cut liver damage risk of paracetamol overdose

November 26, 2017 11:40 am

According to researchers, a blood test can help detect levels of specific molecules in blood that will help doctors identify which patients need more intense treatment. It will also help speed the development of new therapies for liver damage by targeting patients most likely to benefit.

There's hope: Blood test that detects early Alzheimer's disease developed

June 11, 2016 2:49 pm

This is the first blood test using auto-antibody bio-markers that can accurately detect Alzheimer's at an early point.

Detecting Alzheimer's through routine blood test: A possibility in the future

February 09, 2016 1:50 pm

A protein has been found which can be used as a biomarker in routine, non-invasive blood tests for detecting Alzheimer's disease.

Simple blood test may even predict suicide

July 30, 2014 12:11 pm

A simple blood test can soon reliably predict a person's risk of attempting suicide, significant research reveals.

Simple blood test can help detect diabetes early

January 28, 2014 3:48 pm

To get a picture of blood glucose levels over time, doctors test for levels of glycated hemoglobin, or A1c, in the blood.

32,000 cases,100 dengue deaths in India this year

September 30, 2013 3:35 am

Death of filmmaker Yash Chopra had created greater panic than Dengue had afflicted on anyone before.

Blood test may help detect lung cancer

September 17, 2013 1:49 pm

A protein called IDH1,in patient's blood,can be a diagnostic marker for the lung cancer.