Some of the leading causes of death — both infectious and chronic diseases such as cancer — give rise to immune responses fairly early in the course of a disease. These snapshots (pictured above) of the immune system, called immunosignatures, use a single drop of blood on a chip to provide an in-depth picture of a person’s health.

Can a single drop of blood reveal your risk for cancer, diabetes and other illnesses?

A single drop of blood could say a lot about your health risks

What if your smartphone could tell you a potential disease or illness is lurking inside your immune system? What if instead of contracting diabetes, you were able to stop it before it compromised your health — maybe even before you or your physician could see any outward signs?

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