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South Koreans Find Remote Detection of Radioactive Materials

Professor Eunmi Choi's research team is posing for a group photo in their lab at UNIST. From left are WonJin Choi, Ashwini Sawant, Mun Seok Choe, Dongsung Kim, and Ingeun Lee. CREDIT UNIST

A South Korean study, affiliated with UNIST has introduced a method for the remote detection of hazardous radioactive substances. With the help of this newly-developed detection device, the detection of various types of radioactive materials in far flung North Korean geographies will be possible now. In their study, published in the May issue of the prestigious journal, Nature Communications, Professor ...

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Meet Krtin Nithiyanandam, Indian boy behind new test to detect Alzheimer’s early

Indian boy in Britain has developed a simple test to detect Alzheimer’s disease, which hinders memory and cognition features in brain as people age. The device will detect the first symptom of Alzheimer’s will 10 years in advance. Krtin Nithiyanandam, 15, from Epsom, Surrey, has developed a ‘trojan horse’ anti-body that can enter the brain and get itself attached to ...

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Detecting Alzheimer’s 18 Years Early Possible: Indian-origin scientist

Scientists believe Alzheimer’s begins decades before it was found and now they say simples tests can predict the incidence of the disease in 18 years before it gets detected with current methodology. Instead of physical tests, it is possible to detect it with simple tests on errors on memory and thinking tests, they say. Kumar B Rajan, an Indian-origin scientist ...

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Some Autism Kids Escape Detection But Struggle with it Later: Study

A study by pediatricians shows that autism detection criteria cannot pinpoint its existence in some children but they undergo emotional and behavioral symptoms which require special education support. About one in 14 toddlers diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) no longer met the diagnostic criteria in elementary school, but continued to struggle with emotional and behavior symptoms and never received ...

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New skin test to help doctors diagnose Alzheimer’s early

Alzheimer’s or age-related memory loss in elderly people that affects majority of people can be diagnosed with the help of skin tests at an early stage by detecting elevated levels of abnormal proteins, a new research has found. “Until now, pathological confirmation was not possible without a brain biopsy, so these diseases often go unrecognised until after the disease has ...

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More than half people ignore early cancer symptoms: study

People often prefer to dismissing potential warning signs of cancer, thereby putting their lives at risk, says a new study, attributing it possible fear psychosis. In the study involving 1,700 people, more than half (53 percent) said they had experienced at least one red-flag cancer ‘alarm’ symptom during the previous three months, but only two percent of them thought that ...

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