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New biochip measures glucose level from saliva


January 24th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) For millions of diabetics around the world, drawing blood is the most prevalent method of checking glucose levels, an invasive and rather painful method. Now Brown ... Read more...

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Saliva could hold clue to cancer cure


July 4th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 4 (ANI): Scientists have developed a revolutionary saliva test that could hold the clue to a cure for cancer.According to the researchers, the test could be used for widespread early ... Read more...

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Biomarkers in saliva for early-stage pancreatic cancer detection found


February 17th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb. 17 (ANI): A team of researchers has found biomarkers in saliva for early-stage detection of pancreatic cancer.In the new study, the multidisciplinary group of investigators from the UCLA School of ... Read more...

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Saliva to help diagnose age-related problems in women


November 19th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) The protein profile of a woman's saliva, which changes with age, potentially opens the way to diagnose age-related conditions, non invasively and in advance, says a new study. ... Read more...

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Scientists identify 50 microRNAs in saliva that may help diagnose oral cancer


August 26th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 26 (ANI): At least 50 microRNAs present in human saliva may prove helpful in detecting oral cancer, according to a study conducted in America.The findings of the study have ... Read more...

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Now, a spit test to detect diabetes


April 29th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): A research team, including an Indian-origin boffin, has developed a painless new method for detecting diabetes, utilizing saliva.While searching for biomarkers that may indicate diabetes, doctors examined the ... Read more...

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Human saliva is teeming with 600 microbe species


February 27th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Every one of us is different even when it comes to spit. Thats the conclusion of a new study which says more than 600 microbe species live ... Read more...

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Simple saliva test could help detect oral cancer


October 2nd, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): A simple test of saliva proteins could soon help doctors in detecting oral squamous cell carcinoma, a form of oral cancer, according to a new study.Led by ... Read more...

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Licking your wounds may help them heal faster


July 24th, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Researchers have identified a compound in saliva that accelerates healing of chronic wounds resulting from diabetes and other disorders, as well as traumatic injuries and burns. These compounds ... Read more...

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The healing secret of human saliva revealed


July 24th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Licking your own wound can actually speed up the injurys healing process, according to group of researchers.Scientists from the Netherlands say that a compound, which they have ... Read more...

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Novel technique to analyze all saliva-proteins may help detect oral cancer


March 7th, 2008 - 3:00 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 7 (ANI): A new technique has been developed that can separate and analyze all proteins found in human saliva other than just soluble ones.This technique, called three-step peptide ... Read more...

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Can hantavirus infection be transmitted to humans?


January 20th, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Swedish researchers have demonstrated for the first time that the hantavirus infection can spread among humans, by showing the presence of hantavirus in human saliva.The research team at ... Read more...

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US researchers decoding saliva to detect breast cancer


January 11th, 2008 - 12:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): US researchers are conducting a study to identify and quantify specific protein markers in human saliva, which will help in the early, non-invasive diagnosis of breast cancer.The study, ... Read more...

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