Portable device capable of diagnosing within ten minutes mild traumatic brain injury, using a single drop of blood
July 30, 2018
Source: Université de Genève
Every year, millions of people are admitted into hospitals for suspected mild traumatic brain injury cases. Today, the only reliable diagnosis is the CT Scan, which is only available in some hospitals and exposes patients to radiation. Researchers have now developed a small device that analyzes the level of proteins in the blood and allows, using a single drop of blood, to diagnose the possibility of a mild traumatic brain injury. Read more.
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