A drug used for Alzheimer's proves to be a breakthrough in fixing rotten teeth as well.
Home testing of malaria and other diseases, including cancer, may become cheap and easy following the devlopment of new test using paper strips. The cost of medical testing can be as low as 50 cents per strip.
Experts have developed a simple urinary test that can help predict the risk of a preterm birth or poor fetal development, helping expecting mothers gain valuable information that could preserve their child's health.
Scientists have developed a new way to screen for Schistosomiasis, a parasitic disease that infects hundreds-of-millions of people worldwide and has been even known to cause cancer. According to a recent study, this screening is simple and inexpensive, providing opportunities for new preventative measures to be taken in developing countries - the primary victims of this disease.