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New urine testing method holds promise for kidney stone sufferers

New urine testing method holds promise for kidney stone sufferers

New urine testing method holds promise for kidney stone sufferers New urine testing method holds promise for kidney stone sufferers A bioinspired technology enables machine-free droplet manipulation for potential rapid diagnostic urine testing for kidney stone patients. Credit: provided by Pak Kin Wong, Penn State An improved urine-testing system for …

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    Hindu group touts cow urine elixir for coronavirus

    Hindu group touts cow urine elixir for coronavirus 1

    Dozens of Hindu activists held a cow urine party in the Indian capital Saturday to protect themselves from the new coronavirus, as countries around the world struggle to control the deadly pandemic. Members and supporters of All India Hindu Mahasabha staged fire rituals and drank from earthen cups to fight …

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      Kidney stem cells can be isolated from urine

      Kidney stem cells can be isolated from urine 2

      Credit: Heinrich-Heine University Duesseldorf Researchers from the Institute for Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine (ISRM) at the medical faculty of Heinrich Heine University-Duesseldorf under the directorship of Prof. Dr. James Adjaye have developed a protocol for the reproducible isolation and characterization of kidney stem cells, urine derived renal progenitor …

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        Home urine test for prostate cancer could revolutionize diagnosis

        Home urine test for prostate cancer could revolutionize diagnosis 5

        Credit: CC0 Public Domain A simple urine test under development for prostate cancer detection can now use urine samples collected at home—according to new research from University of East Anglia and the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Scientists pioneered the test which diagnoses aggressive prostate cancer and predicts whether patients …

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          Some CBD products may yield cannabis-positive urine drug tests

          Some CBD products may yield cannabis-positive urine drug tests 6

          In a study of six adults, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report evidence that a single vaping episode of cannabis that is similar in chemical composition to that found in legal hemp products could possibly result in positive results on urine drug screening tests commonly used by many employers and criminal …

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            Tackling zinc deficiency with a new approach to urine testing

            Tackling zinc deficiency with a new approach to urine testing 9

            Dr Rebekah Moore testing for zinc isotopes. Credit: Imperial College London Imperial College London researchers have developed a new urine test that looks to chemical fingerprints for more precise zinc testing. This new approach, outlined in a new paper published in Metallomics, could provide more specific tests to warn of …

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