Breath analysis and cancer

As you know I LOVE Mass Spectrometry. In previous posts I told you what mass spectrometry is, how I use it to analyze coffee and how it was used in breath analysis to follow the menstrual cycle. Today, I want to explain how mass spectrometry, in particular PTR-MS, was used in cancer research. Scientists canContinue reading “Breath analysis and cancer”

How hormones change our breath

What do hormones and breath have to do with each other? Apparently nothing, in reality A LOT! In two previous posts (1 and 2) I talked about mass spectrometry and in particular about PTR-MS. PTR-MS is a particular mass spectrometer which is able to measure volatile molecules (called VOCs). I use it for food analysis,Continue reading “How hormones change our breath”