News tagged with screening methods
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A recently published editorial in the Journal of the American Society of Hypertension (JASH), "Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Should Be Included in the National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey (NHANES)," re ...
Cardiology Sep 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—In a new study, three types of screening methods used to determine whether breast cancer has spread to other parts of the body only spotted a small portion of tumors that had done so.
Cancer Sep 12, 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 |
Cardiovascular screening with ECG in young athletes is a cost effective way of diagnosing cardiac abnormalities, at just 138 Swiss Francs (about €115) per athlete. The findings were presented today, August 26, at the ESC ...
Cardiology Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have identified a promising new treatment for non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis, a long-term lung disorder which causes persistent coughing and breathlessness. The results, published in the Lancet, could repres ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have successfully developed and tested a new prostate cancer screening method that uses the combined power of a novel drug therapy and changes in PSA levels over time to identify men with a high PSA who are more ...
Cancer Aug 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A study from researchers in Switzerland found that colonoscopy with polypectomy significantly reduces colorectal cancer incidence and colorectal cancer-related death in the general population. A total of 12 colorectal cancer ...
Cancer Jul 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 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 |
An article published in F1000 Biology Reports discusses recent important advancements in the development of alternative methods of embryo evaluation and selection that could lead to improvements in the reliability of IVF ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study describes a compound that selectively kills cancer cells by restoring the structure and function of one of the most commonly mutated proteins in human cancer, the "tumor suppressor" p53. The research, published ...
Cancer May 14, 2012 | 5 / 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 |
Biomarkers which could help to predict resistance to chemotherapy in breast cancer patients have been identified by researchers from the University of Hull, UK.
Cancer Apr 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers from the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) have conducted a study on a modified version of the Short Inventory of Problems (SIP) to help promote ...
Addiction Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study by University of Kentucky researchers showed that in Appalachia, colorectal cancer screening rates were higher in the population with multiple morbidities or diseases compared to those who had no morbidities at all.
Cancer Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists have successfully completed an initial trial of a new, potentially more reliable, technique for screening breast cancer using ultrasound. The team at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the ...
Cancer Mar 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0