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Nymox gains patent for saliva cholesterol test:

This article was originally published in Clinica

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Nymox Pharmaceutical has received notice of issuance of a US patent covering its method and device for using saliva to determine cholesterol levels. The patent augments the firm's existing diagnostic platform technology pipeline, said the company, which uses its proprietary test technology in two products for determining tobacco exposure or use, NicAlert, a saliva/urine test, and TobacAlert, a urine test. The Maywood, New Jersey firm also makes AlzheimAlert, a urine test to help physicians diagnose Alzheimer's disease.

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