News tagged with lesions

Colon cancer screening: Immunological tests are superior

Tests for hidden traces of blood ("occult blood") in the stool provide clues to colon cancer or precancerous lesions. For over 40 years, an enzymatic detection method has been used to detect the diseases. Now immunological ...

May 28, 2013
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Getting a grip on sleep

All mammals sleep, as do birds and some insects. However, how this basic function is regulated by the brain remains unclear. According to a new study by researchers from the RIKEN Brain Science Institute, ...

May 14, 2013
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Two views are better than one in 3-D breast screening

One view 3D breast screening (tomosynthesis) means less radiation dose and about five seconds less compression, but a study from Yale University, New Haven, CT, found that obtaining both views is necessary to help ensure ...

Apr 19, 2013
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