News tagged with screening method
Mayo Clinic researchers have designed a new tool for identifying protein function from genetic code. A team led by Stephen Ekker, Ph.D., succeeded in switching individual genes off and on in zebrafish, then observing embryonic ...
Genetics May 08, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (12) | 0 |
Pioneering biophotonics technology developed at Northwestern University is the first screening method to detect the early presence of ovarian cancer in humans by examining cells easily brushed from the neighboring cervix ...
Cancer Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new, large-scale study of triple-negative breast cancer shows that small molecules called microRNA can be used to define four subtypes of this aggressive malignancy.
Cancer Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Autism spectrum disorders affect nearly 1 in 88 children, with symptoms ranging from mild personality traits to severe intellectual disability and seizures. Understanding the altered genetic pathways is critical for diagnosis ...
Genetics Feb 01, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Using cervical fluid obtained during routine Pap tests, scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have developed a test to detect ovarian and endometrial cancers. In a pilot study, the "PapGene" test, which relies ...
Cancer Jan 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
About 60% of infectious diseases are caused by viruses, bacteria and other pathogens that make the jump to humans from other species. This includes some of the most devastating disease outbreaks of the past 30 years, including ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Southern California have devised a method for detecting certain neurological disorders through the study of eye movements.
Neuroscience Aug 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
MADISON- A study of university students is the first evidence to refute the supposed link between depression and the amount of time spent on Facebook and other social-media sites.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 09, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Infectious diseases -- both old and new -- continue to exact a devastating toll, causing some 13 million fatalities per year around the world.
Medical research May 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have, for the first time, described the genetic basis of endometriosis, a condition affecting millions of women that is marked by chronic pelvic pain and infertility. ...
Genetics Feb 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new prostate screening test developed by AnalizaDx, Inc., a Cleveland-based biotech company, and studied by researchers at the Seidman Cancer Center at University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center along with colleagues ...
Cancer Aug 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Swabbing a newborn's mouth for saliva can be used to quickly and effectively screen for cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, a leading cause of hearing loss in children, says research in the June 2 issue of the New England Jo ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Using age alone to identify those at risk of heart disease or stroke could replace current screening methods without diminishing effectiveness, according to a groundbreaking study published today in the open access journal ...
Cardiology May 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
With the help of genetics, prostate specific antigen (PSA) screenings may become more accurate and reduce the number of unnecessary prostate biopsies, according to a new study from Northwestern Medicine.
Cancer Apr 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new diagnostic test that uses a scientific technique known as metabolomic analysis may be a safe and easy screening method that could improve the prognosis of patients with pancreatic cancer through earlier detection.
Cancer Mar 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0