News tagged with measurement method
Cancer cells break down sugars and produce the metabolic acid lactate at a much higher rate than normal cells. This phenomenon provides a telltale sign that cancer is present, via diagnostics such as PET scans, and possibly ...
Cancer Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Breezing, a new startup based on technology developed by researchers at Arizona State University, is offering the world's first portable device that can track an individual's metabolism and use that information t ...
Medical research Jan 25, 2013 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—To prevent the risk of 'chair disease', The University of Queensland researchers have developed a 'sitting pad' device that uses an alarm to alert workers to stand up more regularly.
Health Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Surveys of drug use form an important basis for the development of effective drug policies, and also for measuring the effectiveness of existing policies. For the first time in history, scientists have now made direct comparisons ...
Addiction Jul 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An invasive heart test used routinely to measure heart function is being dramatically overused, especially among patients who recently underwent similar, more effective tests, according to a new study from the Stanford University ...
Cardiology Apr 06, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Shoppers will continue to see the Fresh Local Produce sign in supermarkets, but stores will increasingly require growers to show proof of good agricultural practices, according to Penn State's College ...
Health Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
We are getting fatter - no matter which way we look at it, a Deakin University analysis of two popular obesity testing methods has found.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Feb 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Elderly people with atrial fibrillation are often treated with anticoagulants to thin the blood, but this medicine is hard to dose and patients have to have their blood tested regularly. Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy ...
Other Dec 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Already cursed by floods and suicide bombings, Pakistan now faces a new menace from an unprecedented outbreak of the deadly tropical disease dengue fever.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
It's not estrogen produced by body fat that causes low levels of testosterone in type 2 diabetic men, according to a University at Buffalo study published last month in Diabetes Care.
Medical research Sep 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0