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Screening practices for multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) in intensive care units (ICUs) vary widely from hospital to hospital, according to a new study by researchers at Columbia University School of Nursing and published ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists from Australia's Vision Centre have demonstrated a quick, accurate test under lights for one of the world's leading causes of blindness.
Ophthalmology Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Leading doctors are calling for action to tackle unnecessary care that is estimated to account for up to $800bn in the United States every year.
Health Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A simple blood test could one day be a more accurate way to test for the early signs of breast cancer than using mammograms to spot a lump say researchers today, as Breast Cancer Awareness Month gets underway.
Cancer Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A Danish sperm donor has passed a potentially severe genetic disorder to five children after a screening test failed to catch that he had the disease, health officials said Monday.
Other Sep 24, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Gene mutation study results could lead to less expensive, more accessible breast and ovarian cancer screening
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers conducting a study of gene mutations that increase a woman's likelihood of breast and ovarian cancers have made a discovery that could open doors to less expensive and more ...
Cancer Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In the medical world, where decisions invariably involve risk and uncertainty, two Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center physicians note that experts generally base their recommendations on the outcome of death, which is "readily ...
Health Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Routine screening for ovarian cancer is ineffective and at times can do more harm than good, a panel of cancer specialists has concluded.
Cancer Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
By the time older adults are diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, the brain damage is irreparable. For now, modern medicine is able to slow the progression of the disease but is incapable of reversing it. What if there was ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Less than half of community-based substance abuse treatment programs in the United States currently make HIV testing available on-site or through referral. A new study led by researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College shows ...
HIV & AIDS Sep 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Genetic variations that are linked with the onset of Barrett's oesophagus (BE), a pre-cancerous condition of the lower end of the gullet, have been identified for the first time. The discovery of variations in regions on ...
Genetics Sep 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research has revealed why some lung cancers are undetected by radiograph and helped to identify the type of people who may be at risk of this form of the disease.
Cancer Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers in India have developed a total cholesterol test that uses a digital camera to take a snapshot of the back of the patient's hand rather than a blood sample. The image obtained is cropped and compared with images ...
Medical research Aug 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
Treatment for cervical disease does not appear to increase the risk of subsequently giving birth prematurely, according to a study of over 44,000 women in England. The study, published online in the British Medical Journal today, ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) is cost-effective and saves lives by early detection. The ability to screen large numbers of individuals is especially important for states with tight health insurance budgets dealing ...
Cancer Aug 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0