Tag Archives: Tests

More medics but no pill tests at festivals

There’ll be more medics at music festivals across Sydney this long weekend with authorities encouraging youngsters to seek help early as they try and stop people dying from drug overdoses. NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard on Tuesday announced the government would pay for the extra critical care doctors, nurses and paramedics at the Electric Gardens,… Read More »

Smart home tests first elder care robot

A robot created by Washington State University scientists could help elderly people with dementia and other limitations live independently in their own homes. The Robot Activity Support System, or RAS, uses sensors embedded in a WSU smart home to determine where its residents are, what they are doing and when they need assistance with daily… Read More »

PDL1 (Immunotherapy) Tests

What is a PDL1 Test? This test measures the amount of PDL1 on cancer cells. PDL1 is a protein that helps keep immune cells from attacking nonharmful cells in the body. Normally, the immune system fights foreign substances like viruses and bacteria, and not your own healthy cells. Some cancer cells have high amounts of… Read More »