Simple test for cancer and heart disease
Like a pregnancy test, a new diagnostic technique uses a paper strip to show results
By Stephen Ornes, 09:21 AM March 10, 2014
Heart disease and cancer are the two leading causes of death in the United States and many other developed countries. Unfortunately, both diseases can be difficult to diagnose. Because these conditions reflect changes deep inside the body, they just aren’t that easy to detect from the outside. But that could change, thanks to a new type of test.
With only two steps, it promises to be fast, cheap and easy. First, a doctor gives a patient an injection. Later, the patient urinates on a special s...
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