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image: SEC Charges Theranos With Fraud

SEC Charges Theranos With Fraud

By Jim Daley | March 14, 2018

The company raised more than $700 million based on false claims to investors, according to the complaint.

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image: First Blood Test for Concussion Approved by FDA

First Blood Test for Concussion Approved by FDA

By Kerry Grens | February 16, 2018

The diagnostic measures two proteins indicative of brain injury.

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The test uses levels of plasma amyloid-β to estimate the buildup of protein plaques in the brain.

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image: Study: Blood Test Detects Pancreatic Cancer

Study: Blood Test Detects Pancreatic Cancer

By Aggie Mika | July 14, 2017

A newly identified marker for a common pancreatic cancer may help doctors detect the disease in its earlier stages.

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image: Refunds Coming to Theranos’s Arizona Customers

Refunds Coming to Theranos’s Arizona Customers

By Bob Grant | April 20, 2017

The blood-testing startup settles a legal dispute with the Arizona attorney general’s office.

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image: Rapid Blood-Type Test

Rapid Blood-Type Test

By Jef Akst | March 16, 2017

Researchers describe a paper-based blood test that can determine a person’s blood type in just two minutes.

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image: Blood Tests for Prion Disease

Blood Tests for Prion Disease

By Joshua A. Krisch | December 22, 2016

Two studies describe methods for detecting these misfolded proteins in human blood samples.

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image: USB Stick Rapidly Detects HIV

USB Stick Rapidly Detects HIV

By Joshua A. Krisch | November 15, 2016

The prototype blood test could eventually be used to diagnose infections in resource-poor regions.

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image: Theranos Withdraws Zika Blood Test

Theranos Withdraws Zika Blood Test

By Jef Akst | September 1, 2016

The embattled company failed to include proper safeguards, according to federal regulators.

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image: Theranos CEO Presents New Device

Theranos CEO Presents New Device

By Kerry Grens | August 2, 2016

The troubled firm’s medical conference appearance didn’t deliver the evidence many hoped for.

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