Medical research

'Smart toilet' monitors for signs of disease

There's a new disease-detecting technology in the lab of Sanjiv "Sam" Gambhir, MD Ph.D., and its No. 1 source of data is number one. And number two.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Music does give your workout a boost

Gymgoers who've accidentally left their headphones at home might be all too familiar with this frustrating feeling: Exercising without music is a much harder go.

Cardiology

Radial, femoral access for PCI found equal in terms of survival

Doctors can use either an artery in the arm (the radial approach) or in the groin (the femoral approach) to safely perform percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) on patients presenting with a heart attack, according to ...

Diabetes

App uses smartphone camera, flashlight to detect diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is among the strongest risk factors for heart disease, yet up to 1 in 3 people living with diabetes don't know they have it and go untreated. But soon there may be an app for that. New research being presented ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ultrasound predicts fistula formation for kidney dialysis patients

For more than 20 years, Michael Allon, M.D., and Michelle Robbin, M.D.—along with Carlton Young, M.D., and interventional radiology colleagues in the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine divisions of Nephrology ...

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