Category: Diagnostics

Are Handheld Ultrasound Imaging Devices a True Revolution in Diagnostic Imaging Domain?

Advancements in the field of disease diagnostics have led to development of point-of-care medical imaging devices; handheld ultrasound scanners have emerged as a novel solution to cater to unmet need in this domain. These handheld ultrasound imaging devices are the lightest portable ultrasound devices, which permit patient diagnosis from a single transducer and transmit images

CRISPR Can be a Solution to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic

As we know, COVID-19 is causing large scale loss of life and severe human suffering. With the pandemic spreading across the globe, researchers are racing against the clock to develop diagnostic tools, vaccines and treatments. Recently, WHO has launched a Solidarity clinical trial to assess relative effectiveness of four potential drugs against COVID-19. Further, there

Immuno-Oncology Biomarker: Benchmarking Big Pharma Activity

Over the past few years, therapeutic advancements in conventional treatment paradigms have led to an increase in survival among cancer patients. Recent developments in the field of immuno-oncology, such as the introduction of several cancer vaccines, adoptive T-cell therapies, and checkpoint inhibition therapies, have demonstrated significant potential, and some of the aforementioned therapies have already

Is genomics revolution all fun and games? How blockchain can calm data security nerves!

Have you had your genomics sequenced? If you asked this question a few years ago, people would have thought you were crazy. However, today, genetic tests are up for sale in supermarkets! Fifteen years ago, the first ever Human Genome Project was carried out, which took more than 13 years to complete. This (Human Genome

The Meteoric Rise of Digital Therapeutic, Monitoring and Diagnostic Solutions

Chronic disorders, such as diabetes, heart disease, obesity, mental health problems and insomnia, are considered to be the leading causes of death and disability across the world.  According to a 2018 report published by the Center for Managing Chronic Disease at the University of Michigan, more than 50% of the global population currently lives with

Microbiome Therapeutics and Diagnostics: Unlocking the Future Potential

Microbiome therapeutics represent a new frontier in the field of medicine. Currently, there are many probiotics, prebiotics, and medical foods and supplements that are commercially available, and several drug / therapy candidates that claim to be capable of modifying / manipulating the microbiome in order to provide therapeutic benefits. The ‘Microbiome Therapeutics and Diagnostics Market (2nd Edition), 2017-2030’ report provides a