Posts Tagged ‘Blood’

Is Nanox another Theranos?

Posted on: September 18th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

At the beginning of 2020, we highlighted the story of Theranos, manufacturer of a “revolutionary” blood testing system that was supposedly able […]

COVID-19 and Medical Imaging

Posted on: April 24th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

The gold standard for diagnosing COVID-19 is reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR), a technique for which its inventor, Kary […]

Closer to the Holy Grail

Posted on: April 3rd, 2020 by admin

Seven years ago, we reviewed the progress in developing a blood test for the early detection of breast cancer. Thought to be […]

Is Breast Screening Ready for Retail?

Posted on: February 14th, 2020 by admin 4 Comments

It was almost a decade ago that a group of clinicians from Boston published a paper in Academic Radiology entitled “Retail venue-based […]

A Tutorial on Cancer

Posted on: January 31st, 2020 by admin

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), located just outside Washington, DC, in the leafy suburb of Bethesda, MD, is home to 27 […]

Failure of the Next Big Thing

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

When we think of technology companies like Apple or Google that have emerged from Silicon Valley, we normally associate them […]

Oncotripsy Demonstrates Potential

Posted on: January 10th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

Many of us, as children, probably experimented with a magnifying glass in which the sun’s rays were focused on a […]

Amazon: The Ultimate Disruptor

Posted on: November 8th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

When Jeff Bezos (seen right, © Bloomberg) established an online bookstore 25 years ago, nobody could have imagined the way the company […]

Opto-Acoustic Imaging Holds Promise

Posted on: August 30th, 2019 by admin

The problem with breast imaging modalities such as mammography and ultrasound, is that they are only able to show the […]

The Emergence of CRISPR

Posted on: August 2nd, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

One of the most remarkable scientific breakthroughs since the mapping of the human genome has been CRISPR, an acronym that […]