News tagged with needles
Many women in Texas who are found to have an abnormality on routine mammogram or discover a lump in one of their breasts end up having an old-fashioned surgical biopsy to find out whether the breast abnormality is malignant. ...
Surgery May 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The lead investigator of a way to obtain images of prostate tumors and accurately diagnose them said Thursday that the new technology is the medical equivalent of a global positioning system for the prostate gland.
Cancer May 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Women who have a breast biopsy that turns out to be benign are typically told to undergo another imaging test, such as a mammogram, in six to 12 months. Now, a new study suggests that the longer ...
Cancer May 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Breast cancers contain many different cell types with different patterns of gene expression, but a new study provides reassurance that this variability should not be a barrier to using gene expression tests to help tailor ...
Cancer May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Stereotactic needle biopsies are an established standard procedure in the diagnostic identification of brain lymphomas and certain brain tumours (gliomas). Up until now the tissue samples removed had to be ...
Cancer Apr 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Thrashing wildly, five-year-old Reta wails as she is hoisted onto a bed during a circumcision ceremony in a school-hall-turned-clinic on Indonesia's island of Java.
Other Mar 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
A technique that could take away the anxious wait by patients for breast cancer results by removing the need for a needle biopsy is to have its performance evaluated for the first time, on breast tissue and ...
Cancer Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Authorities are asking why a Buffalo veterans hospital may have reused insulin pens on many patients, causing an HIV scare, despite federal advice to the contrary.
Health Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Genetic sequencing technology is altering the way cancer is diagnosed and treated, but traditional specimen handling methods threaten to slow that progress.
Cancer Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—Five more people have been diagnosed with the same strain of hepatitis C a former traveling hospital worker is accused of spreading through tainted needles. The total is now 44 in four states.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The number of people diagnosed with thyroid cancer in England has doubled since the early 1990s, according to a new report published by the National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) today (Friday).
Cancer Dec 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Measles vaccine given with painless and easy-to-administer microneedle patches can immunize against measles at least as well as vaccine given with conventional hypodermic needles, according to research done ...
Medications Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Animal-model research examines molecular mechanisms for blood-pressure lowering effect of ancient Chinese therapy
(Medical Xpress)—An increase in antioxidant enzymes triggered by acupuncture appeared to play a role in reducing high blood pressure in hypertensive rats treated with the ancient Chinese therapy, a study ...
Health Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Chicago: Women suspected of having breast cancer now have more reasons to be diagnosed with a needle biopsy instead of a traditional open surgical biopsy. Besides avoiding the risks and discomfort of an open surgical procedure, ...
Cancer Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Contrast-enhanced ultrasound was found to better detect high-grade prostate cancer than conventional methods, making it a more appropriate approach for screening clinically important cancers and monitoring low-risk ones with ...
Cancer Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0