News tagged with invasive method
Researchers may have found a way to block kidney-destroying inflammation and help damaged kidney cells recover.
Medical research Apr 16, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 3 |
In 2009, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) halted reimbursement for so-called "virtual colonoscopy" for routine colon-cancer screening in asymptomatic patients, in part due to concerns over how this procedure, ...
Cancer Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
For the first time, a UCLA team has used a technique normally employed in treating brain aneurysms to treat severe, life-threatening irregular heart rhythms in two patients.
Cardiology Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
When trying to determine the root cause of a person's dementia, using an MRI can effectively and non-invasively screen patients for Alzheimer's disease or Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration (FTLD), according to a new study ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists at the University of Arizona Cancer Center and the Moffitt Cancer Center, led by Dr. Robert Gillies, have demonstrated that an advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) method can non-invasively evaluate the cellular ...
Cancer Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Hypothermia victims whose hearts have stopped functioning should be transported to a medical facility with advanced heart and lung support equipment, even if that means longer travel time, according to a new study by a University ...
Other Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In 2010 breast reconstruction entered the Top Five list of reconstructive procedures in the US, with 93,000 procedures performed, up 8% from 2009, and 18% from 2000. This is among the most common skin flap procedure performed.
Cancer Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A Norwegian court has upheld a ban on the display of tobacco products in stores, handing a defeat Friday to the Philip Morris company.
Health Sep 14, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Inhaled pain relief appears to be effective in reducing pain intensity and in giving pain relief in the first stage of labour, say Cochrane researchers. These conclusions came from a systematic review that drew data from ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When it comes to exercise, our brain's sense of effort can be as good a measure of effectiveness as a heart monitor, according to research undertaken by University of South Australia Professor Roger Eston.
Health Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A team of University of Minnesota biomedical engineers and researchers from Mayo Clinic published a groundbreaking study today that outlines how a new type of non-invasive brain scan taken ...
Medical research Aug 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
One in eight women in the United States will develop breast cancer over the course of her lifetime.
Cancer Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Computed tomographic colonography (CTC), also known as virtual colonoscopy, administered without laxatives is as accurate as conventional colonoscopy in detecting clinically significant, potentially cancerous polyps, according ...
Cancer Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
University of Iowa neuroscientist John Wemmie, M.D., Ph.D., is interested in the effect of acid in the brain. His studies suggest that increased acidity or low pH, in the brain is linked to panic disorders, ...
Neuroscience May 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Magnetic stimulation of the brain could help improve language skills of stroke survivors with aphasia, according to research by The University of Queensland.
Neuroscience Nov 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0