breath test

Stomach Cancer Test: ‘Bad’ Breath Sensor Can Indicate Illness

By | Wed, 03/06/2013 - 18:22

A new breath test using a nanomaterial sensor can catch stomach cancer early enough to save lives.

Emory University researcher Dana Allen blows into a device that traps specific compounds found in breath. The compounds are then examined to confirm the presence or absence of cancer.

Breath Test May Help Cut TB Diagnosis Time From Weeks to Minutes

By | Fri, 01/11/2013 - 11:32

A new study has found that a recently developed breath test may cut down the time of a tuberculosis test from weeks to minutes.

Emory University researcher Dana Allen blows into a device that traps specific compounds found in breath. The compounds are then examined to confirm the presence or absence of cancer.

Revolutionary Breath Test May Diagnose Cancer

By | Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:03

Researchers have devised a test that is able to diagnose colorectal cancer just using a person's breath.