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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.
Researchers identify biomarkers that could lead to more accurate diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus

Researchers identify biomarkers that could lead to more accurate diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus

New non-invasive diagnostic test for early-stage lung cancer

New non-invasive diagnostic test for early-stage lung cancer

Neuroimaging initiative to track early signs of Alzheimer’s disease

Neuroimaging initiative to track early signs of Alzheimer’s disease

Higher intake of dietary fiber is associated with lower circulating estrogen levels

Higher intake of dietary fiber is associated with lower circulating estrogen levels

Asthma research company Synairgen to float on London's Alternative Investment Market

Asthma research company Synairgen to float on London's Alternative Investment Market

Biomarker called cystatin C predicts which people are less likely to survive a heart attack

Biomarker called cystatin C predicts which people are less likely to survive a heart attack

$10 million to establish a multidisciplinary research program in cancer nanotechnology

$10 million to establish a multidisciplinary research program in cancer nanotechnology

New genomic, proteomic tools yield clues to exercise/diet effects on obesity, metabolic syndrome and diabetes

New genomic, proteomic tools yield clues to exercise/diet effects on obesity, metabolic syndrome and diabetes

Spitting into a cup could someday be an alternative to blood testing

Spitting into a cup could someday be an alternative to blood testing

3 year study to validate bladder cancer test

3 year study to validate bladder cancer test

Guidant announces plans to initiate vulnerable plaque study

Guidant announces plans to initiate vulnerable plaque study

Day care or nursery school attendance may reduce risk of developing Hodgkin's disease

Day care or nursery school attendance may reduce risk of developing Hodgkin's disease

Researchers using light to control genes and better understand the role of certain genes in embryonic development

Researchers using light to control genes and better understand the role of certain genes in embryonic development

New blood test to detect ovarian cancer

New blood test to detect ovarian cancer

Blood test to detect ovarian cancer using three proteins found in common in the blood of women with the disease

Blood test to detect ovarian cancer using three proteins found in common in the blood of women with the disease

Red wine is much better for you than gin

Red wine is much better for you than gin

Sugar Association questions claim that breast cancer is connected to sucrose consumption

Sugar Association questions claim that breast cancer is connected to sucrose consumption

Early news reports on carbs-breast cancer link may only serve to confuse the public

Early news reports on carbs-breast cancer link may only serve to confuse the public

Carb-conscious dieters may be lowering their risk of breast cancer

Carb-conscious dieters may be lowering their risk of breast cancer

A new marker for osteoarthritis

A new marker for osteoarthritis