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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...
7 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 Awareness Month 2018
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 (...
Zika Virus (mosquito) - Copyright Novosanis
Zika virus is a mosquito-borne Flavivirus that causes Zika Fever. Outbreaks of Zika infection have been reported in Africa, Asia and America. Most recently, the virus affected many regions of Latin America, with an estimated 440,000 to 1,300,000 cases in Brazil alone in 2015. While most Zika...
HPV visualization (created by Ella Maru - Copyright Novosanis)
Regular examinations can protect women against cervical cancer and improve quality of health.