DNA blood test to detect diseases
 
Geneva:
+4122 840 33 34
 
Moscow:
+7(903)720 80 57

DNA blood test to detect diseases

Date: 17/03/2016
Last edited: 03/06/2016

A new blood test using DNA from dying cells can detect diabetes, multiple sclerosis, pancreatic cancer, brain degeneration and other diseases, according to a new clinical research.

This technique, which could open the path to a new diagnostic tool, is based on the specific genetic signature of tissues whose cells are dying as a result of a pathology or trauma.

The researchers conducted a series of experiments with 320 patients and a control group. Their work was publbished last Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

Cell death is a central aspect of human biology. This process can indicate the early stages of a disease such as the development of a cancerous tumor or the beginning of an autoimmune or neurodegenerative disease like Alzheimer’s. It can also enable determination of the progress of a disease, the success of a therapy or its toxic effects.

But until now it was not possible to determine to which organ dying cells belonged without an invasive procedure.

This new blood test can detect specific tissues where cells die by combining two important biological principles.

First, the cells dying release DNA fragments into the blood where they circulate during a short time. This phenomenon has been known for decades but since the genetic signature of all body cells is identical, it was not possible to determine the origine tissue of this DNA.

The second principle is that the DNA of each cell type has a unique chemical brand called methylation that is stable in healthy and sick tissues.

These experiences show that it is possible to identify from which tissues in the body come DNA fragments that are circulating in the blood. This represents a new method to detect dying cells in specific tissues and a very promising approach to diagnose diseases.

Comments
Articles
Patient registration form
Topics
Examination Incorpore
nutrition
oncology
cancer
age management
detoxification
Anti-aging
prevention
allergy
weight management
dermatology
skin
weight loss
diagnosis
oncology treatment
cardiology
heavy metal
immunology
Fertility
stem cells
DNA
liver detox
skincare
Genetics
pain
gynecology
cosmetology
Blood pressure
liver
urology
heart MRI
infertility
covid19
chelation
Examination partner centres
Sleep
gastroenterology
obstetrics
radiology
headache
check-up
arsenic
pregnancy
Hepatitis C
candida
rehabilitation
neurology
anti-aging
immunotherapy
andropause
probiotics
tinnitus
Apnea
mesotherapy
joints
breast cancer
NAD+
Дерматология
immune system
rhesus factor
beau-rivage
hyaluronic acid
migraine
Allergology
Allergology treatment
pancreas
sugar
research
menopause
abdominal pain
ulcer
gastritis
nutrigenomics
gastroscopy
preventiion
flu vaccine
sexuality
light therapy
excimer laser
psoriasis
telomere
regeneration
PRP
obstertics
brain surgery awake
mastectomy
digestion
mammography
cellmen
cellcosmet
herniated disc
flu
magnesium
R-loops
Omega-3
shoulder
hand
intestinal flora
depression
iron
second opinion
food intolerances
reflexology
food
vitamin b12
mercury
water
erectile dysfunction
back pain
hip
knee
beauty
exercise
sports
cholesterol
stress
vitamin K
narcosis
diabetes
cellulite
acnea
migraines
chronic headaches
diet
oncoloy
reconstruction
blood test
endometriosis
acne
LED therapy
biopsy
liquid biopsy
oral checkup
propofole
dermatitis
hormones
general surgery
nephrology
kidney
ophthalmology
plastic surgery
lungs
pneumology
proctology
pomegranate
rheumatology
orthopedics
colonoscopy
endocrinology
Treatment programs