News tagged with tool

DNA alternative to Pap smear sparks medical debate (Update)

A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen American patient groups, who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women's health: ...

Apr 15, 2014
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Nursing's new high-tech trainers

Imagine a mannequin that can bleed, sweat, blink, cough, vomit and cry. Now imagine being able to put that to use as a training tool.

Mar 28, 2014
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Can a simple handshake predict cancer survival rates?

New acquaintances are often judged by their handshake. Research has now recognized the simple squeeze as an important diagnostic tool in assessing strength and quality of life among critical care patients.

Feb 26, 2014
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From music to medicine

The analytical tool was developed to analyse how we move to music. Now, it may also provide answers to the risk of premature babies developing cerebral palsy.

Feb 14, 2014
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