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A biomarker is a biological molecule found in blood, other body fluids, or tissues that is a sign of a normal or abnormal process, or of a condition or disease. A biomarker may be used to see how well the body responds to a treatment for a disease or condition. Also called molecular marker and signature molecule.
Novel technology holds promise for improving accuracy of type 1 diabetes tests

Novel technology holds promise for improving accuracy of type 1 diabetes tests

Nanoparticle bling could increase sensitivity of test strips for better cancer detection

Nanoparticle bling could increase sensitivity of test strips for better cancer detection

‘Nanoswitches’ could be key to faster, more sensitive tests for detection of biomarkers

‘Nanoswitches’ could be key to faster, more sensitive tests for detection of biomarkers

Antibody therapy found effective in subgroup of patients with treatment-resistant COPD

Antibody therapy found effective in subgroup of patients with treatment-resistant COPD

Old lab technique helps researchers better understand circular DNA

Old lab technique helps researchers better understand circular DNA

Two protocols help assess patients with chest pain quickly and safely in emergency departments

Two protocols help assess patients with chest pain quickly and safely in emergency departments

Gas Safety Trust conducts workshop to explore new ways for diagnosing CO poisoning

Gas Safety Trust conducts workshop to explore new ways for diagnosing CO poisoning

Study: Immunotherapy shows promising response rate in patients with metastatic gastric cancer

Study: Immunotherapy shows promising response rate in patients with metastatic gastric cancer

Differentiating sepsis and systemic inflammatory response syndrome using biomarkers

Differentiating sepsis and systemic inflammatory response syndrome using biomarkers

PupilScreen could detect concussion, brain injuries on the spot using smartphone camera

PupilScreen could detect concussion, brain injuries on the spot using smartphone camera

Breakthrough study could lead to diagnostic tools and better treatments for chronic bronchitis

Breakthrough study could lead to diagnostic tools and better treatments for chronic bronchitis

Combined DNA and protein 'liquid biopsy' more accurate in identifying early-stage pancreatic cancer

Combined DNA and protein 'liquid biopsy' more accurate in identifying early-stage pancreatic cancer

Veterans affected with combat-related PTSD show changes in blood-based microRNA, study finds

Veterans affected with combat-related PTSD show changes in blood-based microRNA, study finds

Link found between fetal genes and risk of preeclampsia in mother

Link found between fetal genes and risk of preeclampsia in mother

Rugby players take part in major study to develop ground-breaking test for concussion diagnosis

Rugby players take part in major study to develop ground-breaking test for concussion diagnosis

Decreasing sedentary time 21 minutes per day can help maintain muscle mass, health

Decreasing sedentary time 21 minutes per day can help maintain muscle mass, health

Bacterial community in the gut of Parkinson's patients differs from that of healthy people

Bacterial community in the gut of Parkinson's patients differs from that of healthy people

Study: People with shorter LTL have more benefits on cognition following lifestyle intervention

Study: People with shorter LTL have more benefits on cognition following lifestyle intervention

Anti-inflammatory therapy reduces incidence of lung cancer

Anti-inflammatory therapy reduces incidence of lung cancer

Long non-coding RNAs could represent novel male infertility drug targets

Long non-coding RNAs could represent novel male infertility drug targets