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Beth Meyerson, co-chair of the Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention at Indiana University, said expanding HIV testing is critical.
HIV & AIDS Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An international team led by human genetic researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health has identified the latest gene associated with typical late-onset Lewy body Parkinson's disease (PD), ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Jun 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A more accurate, faster diagnostic test for Group B Streptococcal infection in babies has been reported in the Journal of Medical Microbiology. The new test could allow better treatment and management of the disease and re ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Two new blood tests for vitamin D are inaccurate in at least 40 percent of laboratory specimens analyzed, a new study finds. The results to be presented at The Endocrine Society's 94th Annual Meeting in Houston.
Health Jun 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Preventing diabetes or delaying its onset has been thought to stave off cognitive decline -- a connection strongly supported by the results of a 9-year study led by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco ...
Diabetes Jun 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Counting the number of tumour cells in blood samples taken before and after treatment for advanced neuroendocrine tumors could provide a snapshot of how well patients are responding ...
Cancer Jun 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Current screening strategies for Down syndrome, caused by fetal trisomy 21 (T21), and Edwards syndrome, caused by fetal trisomy 18 (T18), have false positive rates of 2 to 3%, and false negative rates of 5% or higher. Positive ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
No one likes to get stuck with a needle. But it's the only way doctors can get blood to test for diabetes, anemia and numerous other health problems.
Medical research Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Mayo Clinic researchers have identified an immune system deficiency whose presence shows someone is up to four times likelier to die than a person without it. The glitch involves an antibody molecule called a free light chain; ...
Immunology Jun 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists know that Vitamin D deficiency is not healthy. However, new research from the University of Copenhagen now indicates that too high a level of the essential vitamin is not good either. The study is based on blood ...
Health May 29, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Recent work in mice suggested that the immune system is involved in removing beta-amyloid, the main Alzheimer's-causing substance in the brain. Researchers have now shown for the first time that this may apply in humans.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia May 25, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Innate differences in immunity can be detected at birth, according to new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. And babies with a better innate response to viruses have fewer respiratory illnesses ...
Immunology May 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Henry Ford Hospital researchers have found that the presence of excess protein in a common urine test is an effective prognostic marker of acute renal failure in patients with severe sepsis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Women with high levels of white blood cell (WBC) DNA methylation at the ATM loci have a significantly increased risk of breast cancer, regardless of family history or menopausal status, according ...
Cancer May 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The Food and Drug Administration is considering approval of the first over-the-counter HIV test that would allow consumers to quickly test themselves for the virus at home, without medical supervision.
HIV & AIDS May 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0