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‘At home’ coronavirus test? How CRISPR could change the way we search for COVID-19

Ricki Lewis | 
If we take the advice of health experts, we won't be attempting a return to normal life in the US ...
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Can we trust coronavirus antibody tests never reviewed by the FDA?

Laurie McGinley | 
The Food and Drug Administration, criticized for slowness in authorizing tests to detect coronavirus infections, has taken a strikingly different ...
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‘Sloppy’ CDC lab practices blamed for tainted coronavirus tests in early stages of pandemic

Beth Mole | 
As the new coronavirus took root across America, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sent states tainted test ...

Saliva-based test for coronavirus gets emergency FDA approval

Lisa Winter | 
There are now more options for COVID-19 testing as the US Food and Drug Administration gave emergency use authorization on ...
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Coronavirus test uncertainty: False negatives could be as high as 30 percent

Christopher Weaver | 
Health experts say they now believe nearly one in three patients who are infected are nevertheless getting a negative test ...
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All the resources you need in the global battle against the coronavirus

Tim Barker | 
Curious about the state of research into screening and diagnostic tools for the coronavirus? Maybe you want to keep up ...

When a consumer genetics test pushes your ‘right to know’ against someone else’s ‘right to privacy’

Amy Dockser Marcus | 
Stephen Wald took a home DNA test in 2018, hoping to explore his family ancestry with his two young children ...
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How fertile are you? ‘Ovarian reserve’ DTC tests that count your eggs offer mixture of control and misinformation

Ricki Lewis | 
Joining the reproductive fray are tests designed to assess fertility by counting the number of eggs left in a woman's ...

‘Cheap and simple’ 10-minute blood test can detect traces of cancer

Ian Sample | 
Scientists have developed a universal cancer test that can detect traces of the disease in a patient’s bloodstream. The cheap ...

Predicting Alzheimer’s: 31-gene test may offer strongest risk assessment

Ricki Lewis | 
The APOE4 e4 gene has long been associated with an elevated risk for alzheimer's. But a new test panel involving ...
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