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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.
Anti-inflammatory drugs may hold the potential to alleviate Parkinson's disease, study suggests

Anti-inflammatory drugs may hold the potential to alleviate Parkinson's disease, study suggests

Researchers use single cell sequencing technology to characterize immune system of COVID-19 patients

Researchers use single cell sequencing technology to characterize immune system of COVID-19 patients

"Reparative" cardiac fibroblasts play key role in maintaining the mechanics of the heart

"Reparative" cardiac fibroblasts play key role in maintaining the mechanics of the heart

Neoadjuvant trial of combination immunotherapy has favorable outcomes in bladder cancer patients

Neoadjuvant trial of combination immunotherapy has favorable outcomes in bladder cancer patients

Zinc deficiency linked to poor COVID-19 outcomes

Zinc deficiency linked to poor COVID-19 outcomes

Scientists develop new method for detecting TBI at the point of care

Scientists develop new method for detecting TBI at the point of care

Peer reviewers flag misleading studies on COVID-19

Peer reviewers flag misleading studies on COVID-19

Fetal brain models could predict neurodevelopmental outcomes of COVID-19 exposure

Fetal brain models could predict neurodevelopmental outcomes of COVID-19 exposure

Researchers develop hand-held device to measure cancer biomarker

Researchers develop hand-held device to measure cancer biomarker

Higher HMBGB1 levels associated with obesity, inflammation, and cardiovascular disease in younger black adults

Higher HMBGB1 levels associated with obesity, inflammation, and cardiovascular disease in younger black adults

Intracellular ATP levels in the cortical neurons vary with sleep–wake states, animal study shows

Intracellular ATP levels in the cortical neurons vary with sleep–wake states, animal study shows

New biomarker may help identify patients at risk for graft-versus-host disease after stem cell transplants

New biomarker may help identify patients at risk for graft-versus-host disease after stem cell transplants

Oral cancer pain may help predict metastasis

Oral cancer pain may help predict metastasis

TCR's quantity and clonality are linked to prognosis of colorectal cancer

TCR's quantity and clonality are linked to prognosis of colorectal cancer

Study: Leukocyte telomere length may offer key insights into woman's longevity

Study: Leukocyte telomere length may offer key insights into woman's longevity

New imaging technique can replace invasive tissue biopsies in cancer treatment

New imaging technique can replace invasive tissue biopsies in cancer treatment

Low lymphocyte count before COVID-19 heightens death risk

Low lymphocyte count before COVID-19 heightens death risk

Sperm mitochondrial DNA biomarkers may predict male reproductive health and pregnancy success

Sperm mitochondrial DNA biomarkers may predict male reproductive health and pregnancy success

Immunotherapy drug improves survival over standard chemotherapy for lung cancer patients

Immunotherapy drug improves survival over standard chemotherapy for lung cancer patients

Blood-based biomarker can overcome limitations of current verbal tests for concussion

Blood-based biomarker can overcome limitations of current verbal tests for concussion