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Oral HIV test almost as accurate as blood test

Researchers at McGill University report that their comparison of five previous studies shows an accuracy difference of less than 2 percent between blood and saliva HIV tests.

By January 24, 2012


STD scare? Just take your phone to the loo...

As rates of STDs among young people in the UK continue to rise every year, health officials are developing a computer chip that can diagnose herpes, chlamydia, and more--within minutes.

By November 8, 2010


Patients administer HIV tests as accurately as pros

In what could be a boon in the fight against HIV, a new study of 402 people in an ER reveals that the untrained can administer HIV tests as well as health care workers.

By November 2, 2009


STEC responds to Seagate patent lawsuit

The company says it will "aggressively" defend itself against Seagate Technology's four patent infringement claims.

By April 15, 2008


HP steams ahead on Java

Doing Java without the help of Sun Microsystems just got another step easier as HP lends a hand to cloning compatibility software.

By March 12, 1999