A simple blood test during the first trimester may soon be able to diagnose unborn babies with Down's syndrome, according to a new study.
A blood test may soon become available that determines the risk of postpartum depression for pregnant women.
Tripp Halstead, the Atlanta-area toddler, gained a nationwide following after an unfortunate accident in October left him battling for his life.
Researchers have now developed a blood test for autism that can screen the condition. The study team from Western and the University of Arkansas found that certain bacteria species are found in guts of people with autism and their presence can be a sign of the condition.
Clinicians will be able to find out which trauma patient has a greater risk of dying by performing a routine blood test.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.