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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.
Simple saliva test may offer a new way to probe the consequences of caffeine coupled with stress

Simple saliva test may offer a new way to probe the consequences of caffeine coupled with stress

New test from Biomarker Technologies assists in early detection for Breast Cancer

New test from Biomarker Technologies assists in early detection for Breast Cancer

C-reactive protein helps identify progressive precancerous lesions in the lung

C-reactive protein helps identify progressive precancerous lesions in the lung

Better tests needed for fuller view of head injuries

Better tests needed for fuller view of head injuries

$1 million of mesothelioma research funding

$1 million of mesothelioma research funding

PET and MR imaging reveals white matter degeneration in Huntington's

PET and MR imaging reveals white matter degeneration in Huntington's

Certain chemicals in the blood may indicate brain injury

Certain chemicals in the blood may indicate brain injury

Predicting risk of coronary artery disease

Predicting risk of coronary artery disease

Grants bring Mesothelioma research to over $3 million

Grants bring Mesothelioma research to over $3 million

Aging cells help make old bodies

Aging cells help make old bodies

Link between high levels of a protein HtrA1 and preeclampsia

Link between high levels of a protein HtrA1 and preeclampsia

Simple method to diagnose preeclampsia

Simple method to diagnose preeclampsia

Inhaled corticosteroids most effective for persistent asthma in children

Inhaled corticosteroids most effective for persistent asthma in children

Value of prostate tests dubious

Value of prostate tests dubious

Prospect of personalized medicine places new demands on the evaluation of new medicines

Prospect of personalized medicine places new demands on the evaluation of new medicines

Elevated homocysteine levels may be a biomarker for increased risk of AMD

Elevated homocysteine levels may be a biomarker for increased risk of AMD

Brain volume may be used as an early detection system for dementia

Brain volume may be used as an early detection system for dementia

New techniques are able to detect and monitor Alzheimer's disease

New techniques are able to detect and monitor Alzheimer's disease

DNA strands for biologically based electronics and medical devices

DNA strands for biologically based electronics and medical devices

New cancer detection method

New cancer detection method