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Finding simple methods to continue to receive care and essential medical services is critical at this time. On World Health Day, we share how home-based urine sampling offers a solution to reach a wider population.
International Women's Day - March 8 2020
On the occasion of International Women’s Day (March 8, 2020), Novosanis celebrates all women in science and health. In particular, we want to take this opportunity to recognize Katherine Johnson - the NASA mathematician, who recently passed away at age 101.
Urine Terminology Banner
Urine science can be complicated, especially with all the different terminology used in the field. Read our latest blog to understand the terms better.
owards a world without STIs – Urine sampling offers easy and efficient collection and is a more preferred testing method
Urine has great potential in improving detection of several sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Read more about latest research in our blog.
The Japanese challenge: Can urine be the solution in the fight against cervical cancer?
Cervical cancer cases continue to rise in Japan. Learn more about the problem and how urine can offer a solution to facilitate disease detection in our latest blog.
Men's Health Week
HPV can cause cancers in both men and women. As a result, HPV vaccination may be critical for both young girls and boys.
National Women's Health Week
Regular screening in women is critical for early detection of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HPV and Chlamydia, which have links to cervical cancer.
Latest research shows potential of home-based sampling through Colli-Pee, followed by postal delivery for STI detection
A recent study conducted by The Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium compared a routine clinic-based urine test through a regular cup with home-collected urine samples through Novosanis’ easy-to-use first-void urine capturing device, Colli-Pee for detection of various sexually...
On World Health Day, find out 7 interesting and probably lesser known facts about urine as a sample type.
Everybody pees, you knew that. On average an adult produces 6.3 cups of urine a day ( 1 ). Urine is an easily accessible body fluid, and collection is quick, and can be performed independently. As a result, urine is increasingly becoming attractive in monitoring and detecting various diseases. On...
World TB Day
Tuberculosis (TB) remains a global health problem and is one of the top ten causes of death globally (WHO, Global Tuberculosis Report, 2018). The disease is primarily caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB), which typically affect the lungs. Extrapulmonary TB, which develops outside the lungs,...
International Womens Day
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, we celebrate all women in science and health. Novosanis is proud to consist of a diverse, and international team, with over 50% women. Read our CEO, Vanessa Vankerckhoven’s journey into the world of science, and how she is honoured to be called a #...
Bladder Cancer
Yellow marks Bladder Cancer Bladder cancer is the 4th most common cancer in men and 11th in women. based on data from the World Health Organization Bladder Cancer ranks as the 12th most common cancer globally with an estimated 170,000 new cases each year. Risk factors include: Genetic factors (...

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