News tagged with medical tests
A research network led by a Mayo Clinic physician found that stem cells derived from heart failure patients' own bone marrow and injected into their hearts improved the function of the left ventricle, the heart's pumping ...
Cardiology Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Testing a breast cancer tumour for its genomic signature can help identify which patients will need adjuvant systemic therapy (additional chemotherapy) after surgery, and spare its use in those for whom it is not necessary, ...
Cancer Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study suggests that older people may have an increased risk of problems with memory and thinking abilities after being in the hospital, according to research published in the March 21, 2012, online issue of Neurology.
Neuroscience Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Blood testing to determine a link between food and illness is increasingly common, but some tests are not considered diagnostic and can lead to confusion, according to a primer in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). ...
Health Mar 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- Angeline Chilton says she can't drive unless she smokes pot. The suburban Denver woman uses medical marijuana to ease multiple sclerosis symptoms and says she'd never get behind the wheel right after ...
Addiction Mar 18, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 4
One in three older people who have difficulty reading and understanding basic health related information may be at increased risk of death, concludes a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Health Mar 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Adding another perspective to one of the most controversial and confounding issues in medicine, a new European study reports that men who received routine prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests ...
Cancer Mar 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Women who are trying to conceive often use at-home products such as ovulation predictors and pregnancy tests, but the newest do-it-yourself test to help couples have a baby is for their male ...
Medications Mar 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- For office-based physicians, electronic access to patient imaging and laboratory test results does not decrease -- and may actually increase -- the number of diagnostic tests ordered, according ...
Health Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Cuba's top biotech teams have successfully tested a new AIDS vaccine on mice, and are ready to soon begin human testing, a leading researcher told a biotechnology conference in Havana on Monday.
HIV & AIDS Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Women can boost their chances of surviving cervical cancer substantially through regular cervical screening, claims a research paper published today in the British Medical Journal.
Cancer Mar 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have identified an elusive gene responsible for Thrombocytopenia with Absent Radii (TAR), a rare inherited blood and skeletal disorder. As a result, this research is now being transformed into ...
Genetics Feb 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Patti Tyree was afraid that cancer would steal her future. Instead, the cost of treating it has.
Cancer Feb 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2
A new study by researchers at The University of Nottingham has proved that assessing family medical history is a significant tool in helping GPs spot patients at high risk of heart disease and its widespread use could save ...
Cardiology Feb 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- People who are at an increased risk of developing bowel cancer, because they have a family history of the disease, are failing to have adequate screening, a University of Melbourne study has found.
Cancer Feb 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0