Wednesday 23 May 2018
Blood test

$100m bid to detect cancer via blood test

Gene sequencing company Illumina Inc is going after the next big advance in cancer detection, working to develop a universal blood test to identify early-stage cancers in people with no symptoms of the disease. On Sunday,


Dubai creates blood test Guinness record

Holiday shoppers at The Dubai Mall have delivered a new Guinness World Records title for a UAE health drive launched to tackle heart-related illnesses, an initiative set up by Benchmark Middle East and Merck Serono Middle East and Near East.


Take a blood test; create a record

Dubai is hoping to create a new Guinness World Record for the highest number of blood glucose level tests in eight hours next week. Established to educate UAE residents about heart related illnesses, communicate the common risk fa


TB blood tests faulty, must be stopped: WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) called on Wednesday for an immediate halt to the use of blood tests to detect active tuberculosis, saying they were faulty and leave millions of people at risk. Production of the test kits, WHO officials

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