Your Breath Does More Than Repulse—It Can Also Tell Doctors Whether You Have Cancer

An artificial “nose” could be the next tool for diagnosing illnesses from cancer to Crohn’s disease. Read more here in Smithsonian.com by Brian Handwerk, 21 December 2016

“In the new study, Hossam Haick, a nanotech expert at Technion—Israel Institute of Technology, and several dozen international collaborators aimed to lay the groundwork for a general diagnostic tool to identify the breath signatures of many diseases, including kidney failure, lung cancer, Crohn’s disease, MS, prostate and ovarian cancer, and more. Their array first assesses each compound’s relative abundance within a person’s breath, and then compares disease signatures against healthy individuals.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016-12-22T17:48:06+00:00December 22nd, 2016|Israel, Life sciences, Medical, South Africa|0 Comments