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Theranos CEO Presents New Device
Kerry Grens | Aug 2, 2016
The troubled firm’s medical conference appearance didn’t deliver the evidence many hoped for.
Theranos CEO Banned from Running Labs for Two Years
Tanya Lewis | Jul 8, 2016
Federal regulators also revoked a certificate for the company’s Newark, California lab.
Jennifer Lawrence to Star in Theranos Movie
Tanya Lewis | Jun 13, 2016
The actress will portray the troubled blood testing startup’s founder, Elizabeth Holmes.
CDC: Screen Pee for Zika, Too
Tanya Lewis | May 11, 2016
Health officials say testing urine as well as blood samples can provide a more accurate diagnosis than screening blood alone.
Banking on Blood Tests
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Apr 1, 2016
How close are liquid biopsies to replacing current diagnostics?
FDA OKs Zika Test for Blood Donations
Tanya Lewis | Mar 31, 2016
The US Food and Drug Administration approves conditional use of an investigational test for Zika virus.
Inaccurate Cholesterol Tests from Theranos
Jef Akst | Mar 29, 2016
The company’s finger-prick tests yield cholesterol levels notably lower than results of traditional blood draw tests from two other large companies, according to a study.
New Hope for Alzheimer’s Blood Test
Jef Akst | Oct 19, 2015
Using autoantibodies as biomarkers, researchers could soon identify people at the highest risk of developing neurodegenerative diseases much earlier than existing methods.
Toward Blood-based Cancer Detection
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jul 7, 2015
Circulating tumor cells, exosomes, and DNA can improve the diagnosis of many cancers. But are liquid biopsies ready for prime time?
FDA OKs Herpes Blood Test
Kerry Grens | Jul 6, 2015
The US Food and Drug Administration approves Theranos’s fingerstick test for herpes.