News tagged with screening procedure
The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) has just released an important new Policy Statement on "Noninvasive Prenatal Screening for Fetal Aneuploidy." The Statement can be found in the Publications section ...
Other Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Study shows unassisted method works best to restore independent breathing in patients on ventilators
(Medical Xpress)—Use of a device that supplies humidified oxygen is more effective than a technique that reduces positive airway pressure delivered to the lungs in helping patients who have been on a ventilator more than ...
Other Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine may have found an "Achilles heel" in a key HIV protein. In findings published online today in Chemistry and Biology, they showed that targeting this vulnerable spot c ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, have developed a new strategy for finding novel antibiotic compounds, using a diagnostic panel of bacterial strains for screening chemical extracts from natural sources.
Medications Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A medication usually used to help treat depression and anxiety disorders has the potential to help prevent heart failure, according to researchers at the University of Michigan.
Medications Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A pilot study, published in the October 2012 issue of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer's (IASLC) Journal of Thoracic Oncology, showed that breath testing could be used to discriminate between benign ...
Cancer Sep 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The most recent research released in June's Journal of Thoracic Oncology says molecular biomarkers in the tissue and fluid lining the lungs might be an additional predictive technique for lung cancer screening.
Cancer May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Bill Dunphy thought his colonoscopy would be free.
Health Dec 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 8
(Medical Xpress) -- New technology and innovations in genetic sequencing are dramatically changing the field of prenatal diagnosis and testing. Peter Benn, professor and director of the Diagnostic Human Genetics ...
Health Nov 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new DNA-based prenatal blood test that can strikingly reduce the number of risky diagnostic procedures needed to identify a pregnancy with Down syndrome is ready to be introduced into clinical practice. The test can be ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Oct 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 1 |
Pulse oximetry, a non-invasive procedure that measures the amount of oxygen in the bloodstream, can be used as a screening tool to detect critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) in infants, and is more readily available ...
Cardiology Oct 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Millions of adults with peripheral artery disease are not receiving the medications needed to reduce their risk of heart attack, stroke and death, according to research in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Jun 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
Mayo Clinic has developed a screening procedure that could dramatically increase testing for Lynch syndrome, a hereditary genetic disorder that raises cancer risk, particularly for colorectal cancer. An estimated 3 percent ...
Cancer May 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0