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Neurofilament light chain: Unraveling the diagnostic and prognostic threads in neurological disorders

The pathological foundation of numerous acute and chronic neurological disorders, leading to enduring disability, lies in neuroaxonal damage and loss. The capability to easily...
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OncoHost to present proteomics-based predictive biomarker for immune-related adverse events in NSCLC Patients at SITC 2023

Nov. 1, 2023
Novel computational model predicts significant irAEs in NSCLC patients based on proteomic profiling of one pre-treatment blood test.
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Researchers discover biomarker for tracking depression recovery

Sept. 21, 2023
New deep brain stimulation device coupled with powerful AI may improve therapy for treatment-resistant depression.
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Blood biomarker shows “great promise” predicting progression to Alzheimer’s disease in at-risk population

Sept. 19, 2023
The review article, “The Potential of Blood Neurofilament Light as a Marker of Neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s disease,” is published in the journal Brain.
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The ongoing troponin conundrum: Understanding an elevated troponin

As laboratory assays have evolved with improved performance, the clinical use of cardiac troponin (cTn) has also evolved beyond the context of myocardial infarction (MI). The ...
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Study identifies biomarker for allergic reaction in kidneys

July 7, 2023
Study led by Johns Hopkins Medicine in collaboration with Yale School of Medicine.
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Natriuretic peptides in heart failure

Walking up the stairs had become difficult for Louise, an otherwise healthy, active, and stubborn 85-year-old retired nurse. It was spring, and Louise figured that she was deconditioned...
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Blood-based biomarkers challenge the standard approach for evaluation of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in acute care settings

There are approximately 69 million traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in the world every year.1 It is the leading cause of death and long-term disability among all trauma related ...
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Study finds certain substances in urine, blood can predict kidney disease progression

April 5, 2023
Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers identify biomarkers to predict chronic kidney disease risk in hospitalized patients with acute kidney injury.
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Researchers identify biomarker for diagnosing vascular dementia

Feb. 23, 2023
Signaling in the bloodstream could make it easier for doctors to distinguish between most common sources of dementia.