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Abbott technology may help identify severe infections sooner, lower health care costs

Abbott technology may help identify severe infections sooner, lower health care costs

Chinese study of serogroup 6 S. pneumoniae finds no antibiotic-resistant clones

Chinese study of serogroup 6 S. pneumoniae finds no antibiotic-resistant clones

Researchers modify protocol to test dangerous form of antibiotic resistance

Researchers modify protocol to test dangerous form of antibiotic resistance

Mutant allele frequency predicts lung cancer TKI response

Mutant allele frequency predicts lung cancer TKI response

CD157 important in malignant pleural mesothelioma

CD157 important in malignant pleural mesothelioma

Blood and saliva tests help accurately predict recurrences of HPV associated oral cancers

Blood and saliva tests help accurately predict recurrences of HPV associated oral cancers

ROS1 fusion genes found in young East Asian patients with lung adenocarcinoma

ROS1 fusion genes found in young East Asian patients with lung adenocarcinoma

Saudi Arabian researchers detect genetic fragments of MERS-CoV in the air of camel barn

Saudi Arabian researchers detect genetic fragments of MERS-CoV in the air of camel barn

Third-line treatment options remain elusive for advanced, EGFR wild-type NSCLC

Third-line treatment options remain elusive for advanced, EGFR wild-type NSCLC

New project improves techniques for detecting E. coli

New project improves techniques for detecting E. coli

Survival differences after docetaxel, erlotinib are EGFR dependent

Survival differences after docetaxel, erlotinib are EGFR dependent

Rice develops highly accurate test to detect signs of HIV

Rice develops highly accurate test to detect signs of HIV

IL-8 expression predicts lung adenocarcinoma prognosis

IL-8 expression predicts lung adenocarcinoma prognosis

Diagnosis of Huntington's disease requires combination of clinical symptoms, radiological changes, genetic diagnosis

Diagnosis of Huntington's disease requires combination of clinical symptoms, radiological changes, genetic diagnosis

Rare case of tuberculous otitis media described

Rare case of tuberculous otitis media described

Researchers demonstrate accurate identification of amino acids

Researchers demonstrate accurate identification of amino acids

S. pneumoniae is commonest cause of paediatric CAP

S. pneumoniae is commonest cause of paediatric CAP

Cell-free DNA analysis allows noninvasive tumour genotype monitoring

Cell-free DNA analysis allows noninvasive tumour genotype monitoring

Study shows only 23% of seasonal and pandemic flu caused symptoms

Study shows only 23% of seasonal and pandemic flu caused symptoms

Plasma microRNA test boosts lung cancer screening

Plasma microRNA test boosts lung cancer screening