Tag Archives: Urine

Home urine test for prostate cancer could revolutionize diagnosis

A simple urine test under development for prostate cancer detection can now use urine samples collected at home — according to new research from University of East Anglia and the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Scientists pioneered the test which diagnoses aggressive prostate cancer and predicts whether patients will require treatment up to five years… Read More »

Simple urine test can now diagnose one of the deadliest cancers in early stages

A urine test which can diagnose pancreatic cancer, one of the most deadly forms of the disease, has been developed by scientists. The pioneering test is the first ever to detect early-stage pancreatic cancer. It could increase survival rates for those diagnosed while their tumour is still small to 60 per cent. Currently, just 5%… Read More »

What to know about low urine output

Low urine output is a symptom that people who are sick and have lost too many liquids commonly experience. It also occurs in people who have an obstruction in their urinary tract. However, the body may produce less urine for several different reasons, which will require different treatments. Oliguria is the medical term for low… Read More »