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Volatile organic compounds in urine
Recent research has shown that volatile organic compounds (VOCs), a group of small molecule metabolites, that are continuously generated in the human body can act as biomarkers in cancer detection. Distinct urinary VOC patterns have been associated with different cancer types, as well as cancer stages.
HIV and cervical cancer: are they linked?
Detection of HPV in urine offers great potential to reach women who do not participate in regular screening programs and are HIV positive.
7 facts about urine
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 . We...
HPV visualization (created by Ella Maru - Copyright Novosanis)
Regular screenings can protect women against cervical cancer and improve quality of health.
World health day
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.
Novosanis Team (group photo by car)
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.
Towards a world without STIs
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.
STD awareness month
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...

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