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University of Utah engineers mapped white blood cells called eonsinophils and showed an existing diagnostic method may overlook an elusive digestive disorder that causes swelling in the esophagus and painful ...
Immunology Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
South African and South Korean researchers are working on making a smartphone capable of doing AIDS tests in rural parts of Africa that are the worst hit by the disease, a researcher said Friday.
HIV & AIDS Aug 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
"It is well known that passive smoking is harmful for cardiovascular health, but the mechanism has not yet been discovered," said Dr Kaya. "We investigated the effects of passive smoking on the levels of ...
Cardiology Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new prenatal test for Down's syndrome hit the market in Germany and several other European countries Monday, the manufacturer said, amid a controversy over whether it could lead to more abortions.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers in India have developed a total cholesterol test that uses a digital camera to take a snapshot of the back of the patient's hand rather than a blood sample. The image obtained is cropped and compared with images ...
Medical research Aug 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- New research adds to the growing body of evidence suggesting that there's a link between allergies and reduced risk of a serious type of cancer that starts in the brain. This study suggests the reduced ...
Cancer Aug 03, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Symptoms of depression are linked to shorter survival times among cancer patients, according to a new study.
Cancer Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Switzerland has given the green light for a new prenatal test for Down's syndrome amid controversy over whether this will lead to more abortions, a Swiss newspaper reported Sunday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
Using a new assay method to study tumor cells, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center have found evidence of clonal evolution in chronic ...
Cancer Jul 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Bowel cancer patients whose disease was found through screening have a better chance of beating their disease than those diagnosed after developing symptoms, new research shows today.
Cancer Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Makerere University in Uganda have used hair and blood samples from three-month old infants born to HIV-positive mothers to measure the ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 21, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Is anxiety related to premature aging? A new study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) shows that a common form of anxiety, known as phobic anxiety, was associated with shorter telomeres ...
Medical research Jul 11, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (6) | 2 |
When a person is sick, there is a tell-tale sign in their blood: a different mix of the various types of immune cells called leukocytes. A group of scientists at several institutions including Brown University has discovered ...
Medical research Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have for the first time sequenced the genome of an unborn baby using only a blood sample from the mother.
Genetics Jul 04, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Chikungunya fever is a viral disease that has re-emerged to cause epidemics in the Pacific region within the last decade. It is caused by the Chikungunya virus (CHIKV), which is transmitted ...
Immunology Jul 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0