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Simple blood test may reveal your body's inner clock

Sep 11, 2018 - 2:55 PM

Researchers have designed a blood test that can measure a person's inner body clock within 1.5 hours, an advance that may help personalize medical treatments in the future

Blood test may predict premature birth

Jun 08, 2018 - 4:02 PM

A report in the journal Science says the test can also be used to estimate the mother's due date 'as reliably as and less expensively than ultrasound'

[Dash of SAS] Including minors in HIV response

Aug 01, 2016 - 1:25 PM

A recent DOH study on adolescent HIV estimates that there are 9 559 adolescents who have HIV but only 10 have been diagnosed Currently only 381 are enrolled on anti retroviral therapy

US drugstore chain Walgreens cuts ties with Theranos

Jun 13, 2016 - 11:44 PM

US drugstore chain Walgreens cuts ties with blood testing company Theranos the California startup under criminal investigation over the reliability of its technology

THERANOS. Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos, speaks in New York City on September 29, 2015. File photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images/AFP