News tagged with diagnostic tool
Developing better tools to diagnose autism in adulthood is among the key aims of a new study by Flinders University PhD candidate Clare Holmes.
Autism spectrum disorders Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at the University of Liverpool are a step closer to providing clinicians with a bedside test for the early diagnosis of the fatal blood infection, sepsis.
Medical research Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new Johns Hopkins study has unraveled the changes in a key cardiac protein that can lead to heart muscle malfunction and precipitate heart failure.
Cardiology Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Temper tantrums in young children can be an early signal of mental health problems, but how does a parent or pediatrician know when disruptive behavior is typical or a sign of a serious problem?
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists in Germany and Africa on Wednesday said they had found two variants of genes that help to explain why some lucky individuals do not develop severe malaria.
Genetics Aug 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new test to help physicians diagnose a group of rare cell disorders. The test, or assay, was developed by an expert at Virginia Commonwealth University in the field of mast ...
Medical research May 22, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new portable tool to detect dengue virus-infected mosquitoes will help reduce the likelihood of human infections around the world.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The strategy used by Google to decide which pages are relevant for a search query can also be used to determine which proteins in a patient's cancer are relevant for the disease progression. Researchers from Dresden University ...
Cancer May 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The use of single positron emission computed tomography (SPECT)/computed tomography (CT) has been reported to change clinical management in a significant number of thyroid cancer patients according to research presented in ...
Cancer May 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Computed tomography (CT) utilization in pediatric patients with non-traumatic abdominal pain increased in emergency departments each year between 1999 and 2007, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. The st ...
Other Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Up to 30% of the world's population is infected with Tuberculosis (TB), but in many areas of the world, TB diagnosis still relies on insensitive, poorly standardized, and time-consuming methods. A new diagnostic ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital has launched a study to determine whether genetic markers can be used to help identify children who are at risk of developing autism.
Autism spectrum disorders Feb 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Computed tomography (CT) colonography can be used as a primary screening tool for colorectal cancer in adults over the age of 65, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology.
Other Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Fusion plasma researchers at the University of Warwick have teamed up with Cambridge neuroscientists to apply their expertise developed to study inaccessible fusion plasmas in order to significantly improve the understanding ...
Neuroscience Jan 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An advisory from two leading allergists, Robert Wood of the Johns Hopkins Children's Center and Scott Sicherer of Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York, urges clinicians to use caution when ordering allergy tests and to avoid making ...
Health Dec 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |