News tagged with laboratory test
For the first time, physicists from the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics (MPE), biologists and physicians demonstrated the synergistic effect of cold atmospheric plasma - a partly ionized ...
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Virginia Tech released today the results of its 2013 adult football helmet ratings, designed to identify differences between the abilities of helmets to reduce the risk of concussion. A total of four helmets ...
Health May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Stumped for years by a natural filter in the body that allows few substances, including life-saving drugs, to enter the brain through the bloodstream, physicians who treat neurological diseases may soon have a new pathway ...
Medical research May 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Extracts of saw palmetto berry used at doses of up to 960 mg daily appear to be safe over an 18-month period, according to a study published in the April issue of The Journal of Urology.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
If a tumour has spread through the lymph nodes, the decision is often taken to exercise caution and remove extra tissue, to prevent it from spreading further. This often involves the removal of healthy lymph ...
Cancer Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Abbott Laboratories is recalling its FreeStyle InsuLinx Blood Glucose Meters after finding that they display and store incorrect test results for dangerously high blood sugar levels.
Medications Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have been able to reconstruct the genome sequence of an outbreak strain of Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) using metagenomics (the direct sequencing of DNA extracted from microbiologically complex sample ...
Genetics Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new study involving researchers from the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) has identified barriers that clinicians face in correctly ordering appropriate laboratory tests and highlights some solutions that may ...
Health Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Syphilis is on the rise worldwide and there is an urgent need for reliable and rapid screening, particularly for people who live in areas where access to healthcare is limited. An international research team, led by scientists ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Scheduled failure to thrive (FTT) admissions on weekends are associated with increased length of stay (LOS) and health care costs compared with admissions of similar complexity on weekdays, ...
Pediatrics Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Two years ago, researcher Josef Bless was listening to music on his phone when he suddenly had an idea.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Physicians do not order fewer imaging tests if they are aware of the costs, according to a study published online Jan. 2 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Health Feb 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In a study designed to see if doctors who are told the exact price of expensive medical tests like MRIs in advance would order fewer of them, Johns Hopkins researchers got their answer: No.
Health Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New York's governor declared a public health emergency Saturday for the state because of the severity of the flu season, as officials across the U.S. grapple with the worst flu outbreak in several years.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 12, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
The prevalence of nonrefractive visual impairment (not due to need for glasses) in the U.S. has increased significantly in recent years, which may be partly related to a higher prevalence of diabetes, an associated risk factor, ...
Ophthalmology Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0