Real-time renal function monitoring
This article was originally published in Start Up
The Optical Renal Function Monitor from MediBeacon Inc. could overcome the shortcomings of blood tests to measure renal function by using an external light sensor placed on the skin, and then administering a proprietary biocompatible tracer. The technology can measure kidney function in real time at the point of care.
You may also be interested in...
The Environmental Working Group and Scientific Analytical Institute say inadequate testing of talc-containing personal-care products is to blame for findings of asbestos in cosmetics, including three of 21 powder-based cosmetics SAI analyzed at EWG’s request. They continue to push for updated testing standards that include electron microscopy as a core component.
Can Atlas Biomed unlock Japan's self-care market with its direct-to-consumer DNA and microbiome tests? HBW Insight catches up with the company's co-founder and CEO to discuss this and also how Atlas has been driving its European expansion plans despite coronavirus.
France's ANSES warns women using oral contraceptives not to use a supplement marketed by UK firm Hairburst after linking the product's consumption to two cases of severe acute hepatitis.