Huntington’s Could Be Diagnosed in Five Minutes With This Lab-on-a-Chip

Using a lab-on-a-chip device, Swiss scientists have found a way to diagnose the neurodegenerative condition Huntington’s disease from DNA in the blood in just five minutes, rather than the five hours currently required.    When carrying out the diagnosis of Huntington’s patients, the patient’s DNA is typically extracted from white blood cells. Regions of the … Continue reading Huntington’s Could Be Diagnosed in Five Minutes With This Lab-on-a-Chip