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Prostate cancer, kidney disease detected in urine samples on the spot — ScienceDaily

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But a cunningly simple new device can stop that vital information from “going to waste.” Brigham Young University chemist Adam Woolley and his students made a device that can detect markers of kidney disease and prostate cancer in a few minutes. All you have to do is drop a sample into a tiny tube and see how far it goes…

Prostate cancer, kidney disease detected in urine samples on the spot

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But a cunningly simple new device can stop that vital information from “going to waste.” Brigham Young University chemist Adam Woolley and his students made a device that can detect markers of kidney disease and prostate cancer in a few minutes. All you have to do is drop a sample into a tiny tube and see how far it goes. That’s because the tube is lined with DNA sequences that will latch onto disease markers and nothing else. Urine from someone with a clean bill of health would flow freely through the tube (the farther, the better)…

Discovery may lead to lower doses of chemotherapy

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Scientists at Brigham Young University discovered the two proteins that pair up and switch on this process — known as autophagy. …