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Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute and Inverness Medical Innovations to Develop Commercial Test to Detect Early Alzheimer's Disease

... to diagnose. In fact, doctors can only definitely diagnose the illness at autopsy and there is currently no approved biochemical test to diagnose it. Finding a cure for AD is one of the central ... "It is still challenging to accurately diagnose Alzheimer's disease, but I believe we are on the ...

ASGE Encourages Patients to Speak to Their Doctor About Colorectal Cancer Screening Options

... show improvements in the technology's ability to diagnose intermediate- to large-sized polyps in the colon, ... in the ability of CT colonography to diagnose intermediate- to large-sized polyps. Complete ... using the most current technology to diagnose and treat diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. ...

Number of Patients With Dementia on the Rise

... Sabin to participate in U-M sponsored research designed to better diagnose and treat dementia before it escalates. Sabin is one of millions of ... had dementia, is participating in U-M research that will help researchers diagnose and treat the illness earlier in life. "I have trouble remembering ...

Data From Clinical Study of bioTheranostics Molecular Diagnostic Test Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting

... therapeutic decisions as well as patients' prognoses, the inability to diagnose patients' primary cancers makes it more difficult for physicians to ... In contrast, traditional diagnostic methods often fail to properly diagnose unknown cancers even after extensive work-up that could cost up to ....

ASGE and The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Partner to Raise Awareness About Pancreatic Cancer

... the level of sugar in the bloodstream. Pancreatic cancer is difficult to diagnose early, as the symptoms are often minor or non-existent until the tumor has ... physicians called endoscopists using the most current technology to diagnose and treat diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. Using flexible, thin ...

Prometheus Presents Findings From Development of PROMETHEUS(R) IBS Diagnostic, First Blood Test for IBS, at ACG Annual Scientific Meeting

... and immune function. "IBS can be very difficult to definitively diagnose and is therefore often left untreated," said Joseph M. Limber, President ... and complementary pharmaceutical products." IBS can be challenging to diagnose because it is a functional disease that is not associated with any visible ...

Mayo Clinic Finds Capsule Endoscopy Can Detect Intestinal Damage Caused by Celiac Disease

... by celiac disease. This new information can help physicians detect and diagnose celiac disease, as well as measure intestinal healing following treatment. ... symptoms," says Dr. Murray. "Capsule endoscopy will now be another tool to diagnose celiac disease and detect intestinal damage both prior to and following ...

Diagnostic Center for Disease: Prostate Biopsy Spreads Prostate Cancer Cells

... have been told for years that the procedure is safe and the only way to diagnose prostate cancer. While this paradigm represents the current standard, the ... recognize that better imaging enables an improved opportunity to diagnose disease while ensuring a better, more predictable outcome. A recent case ...

Focus Diagnostics Launches Laboratory Test for Chikungunya Virus

... an effective public health response. Chikungunya is a challenge to diagnose because its symptoms can mimic those of other diseases, including other ... Physicians can use test results in conjunction with clinical symptoms to diagnose a patient's infection with the virus. Until now, testing for chikungunya ...

Seven-Year Neck Pain Study Sheds Light on Best Care

... and health professionals use the best research evidence to prevent, diagnose and manage neck pain. "Neck pain is not a trivial condition for many ... issues or stress, it can be incapacitating. Understanding the best way to diagnose and manage this problem is of high importance for those who are suffering ...

Siemens Showcases Its Most Comprehensive and Advanced Breast Care Portfolio

... latest innovations to its breast care portfolio, designed to help detect, diagnose and treat breast cancer earlier, faster, and with greater precision, at ... and information technologies, Siemens helps physicians not only detect, diagnose and treat breast cancer in its earliest, most treatable stages, but also ...

AspenBio Pharma Reports Strong Results with Appendicitis Triage Blood Test from Large Multiple Hospital Study

... our goal has been to develop a product that will help physicians better diagnose these vulnerable patients. Ultimately, it is our hope that AppyScore will ... blood-based human diagnostic tests designed to rapidly help diagnose or rule out appendicitis in patients complaining of abdominal pain. For ...

Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating

... At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, our interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Our researchers, including three Nobel laureates, bring a relentless pursuit and passion for health, ...

Radius' Investigational Bone Anabolic Agent, BA058, Increased Bone Mineral Density (BMD) at Key Fracture Sites in Phase 2 Clinical Trial in Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

... endpoints were change from baseline in lumbar spine BMD and changes in anabolic bone markers. BMD is a measurement of mineralized bone tissue used to diagnose osteoporosis and to help determine a patient's fracture risk, as well as response to treatment. About PTHrP and PTH In bone metabolism, ...

NewCardio Announces Master Services Agreement With Dedicated Phase I

... three-dimensional ECG platform is designed to reduce the time and expense involved in assessing cardiac status while increasing the ability to diagnose clinically significant conditions which were previously difficult to detect. For more information, visit www.newcardio.com . ...

New Powder Speeds Healing of Difficult Foot Wounds

... medicine (DPMs). DPMs are podiatric physicians and surgeons, also known as podiatrists, qualified by their education, training and experience to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the foot, ankle and structures of the leg. The medical education and training of a DPM includes four years of ...

Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Initiates U.S. Clinical Trial for Anaconda(TM) AAA Stent Graft System

... implanted in nearly 4000 patients. It received CE Mark in Europe in April 2005. According to the Society of Vascular Surgery, physicians diagnose approximately 200,000 people with AAAs in the U.S. annually. Treatment options include medical management of co-morbidities such as hypertension or ...

Dry Mouth Linked to Prescription and Over the Counter Drugs

... cancer treatments, nerve damage, dehydration, smoking and chewing tobacco have also been connected with dry mouth. "It's not always easy to diagnose xerostomia because of the subjective nature of the condition," said Gigi Meinecke, DMD, FAGD. "That is why it's so important for patients to discuss ...

Leading Experts Endorse Bioheart's Muscle Stem Cell MyoCell Therapy

... of the damaged heart. About Bioheart, Inc. Bioheart, Inc. is committed to delivering intelligent devices and biologics that help monitor, diagnose and treat heart failure and cardiovascular diseases. Its goals are to improve a patient's quality of life and reduce health care costs and ...

New Heart Ultrasound Research Reveals Life-Saving Treatment Alternatives and Advancements for Heart Patients

... to research unveiled at ASE's Scientific Sessions. By using cardiovascular ultrasound and other objective tests, physicians can more accurately diagnose symptoms of severe aortic stenosis and help prevent the rapid progression of the disease. For this research, physicians examined 106 patients ...

Boston Scientific Begins Clinical Trial for Next-Generation Nitinol Stent to Treat Iliac Artery Disease

... Boston Scientific's long-time leadership in the peripheral interventions market. The Company's peripheral product lines feature technologies used to diagnose and treat peripheral disease, including stents, balloon catheters, sheaths, wires, peripheral embolization solutions and vena cava filters. This ...

Unique Cardiovascular Treatment Readied for Global Market: Proprietary Paccocath(R) Technology is the Only Drug Eluting Balloon with Clinical Data

... Catheters and the SafeSeal(R) Hemostasis Patch. About MEDRAD, INC. MEDRAD, INC. develops, markets and services medical devices used to diagnose and treat disease. Its product offerings include fluid injection systems for radiology and cardiology, endovascular devices for the safe treatment of ...

Investigational Genetic Test May Help Address Common Problems in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

... leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of rapid, accurate and cost-effective nucleic acid tests (NATs) that are used primarily to diagnose human diseases and screen donated human blood. Gen-Probe has more than 25 years of NAT expertise, and received the 2004 National Medal of Technology, ...

Gen-Probe and DiagnoCure Amend Collaboration Agreement Surrounding PCA3-Based Prostate Cancer Tests

... leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of rapid, accurate and cost-effective nucleic acid tests (NATs) that are used primarily to diagnose human diseases and screen donated human blood. Gen-Probe has more than 25 years of NAT expertise, and received the 2004 National Medal of ...

Ridge Diagnostics, Inc. Awarded Phase 2 National Science Foundation Grant

... patient populations to enhance drug research and clinical studies. It is intended to be used by psychiatrists and primary care physicians to diagnose and monitor treatment of patients with depression. A biological test based upon the physiological changes caused by depression could drive the ...

Addrenex Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Results in Second Phase 3 Study of ADHD Medication

... demonstrated that Clonicel improves an aggregate of 18 ADHD symptoms recognized by the American Psychiatric Association and used by doctors to diagnose and classify ADHD in children and adolescents. In both studies, Clonicel showed improvement across all three symptom domains of ADHD; attention, ...

NewCardio Leadership to Present Two Abstracts at ISCE Conference

... three-dimensional ECG platform is designed to reduce the time and expense involved in assessing cardiac status while increasing the ability to diagnose clinically significant conditions which were previously difficult to detect. For more information, visit www.newcardio.com . ...

March 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights Knee Repair Surgery, Anxiety Disorder and Preventing Blood Clots

... affected area and fever. These symptoms should prompt a visit with a physician. Ultrasound and other imaging technology are used to diagnose DVT. Treatment for deep vein thrombosis seeks to prevent the clot from becoming bigger and to reduce the risk of pulmonary embolism. Most people with ...

New Study Using Combination of Bioengineered Skin and Stem Cells Shows Promise in Treatment of Non-Healing Wounds

... and his team of researchers focused on taking a small amount of bone marrow from the affected patients' hip. This common procedure is performed to diagnose conditions affecting the blood or bone marrow, such as anemias and leukemia. From this sample, the intention was to grow a particular type of stem ...

Blood Testing Identifies Abnormal Cells Up to Six Years Prior to Leukemia Diagnosis

... and Blood-based Tumor Testing Quest Diagnostics is a leader in noninvasive blood-based biomarker testing used by physicians to screen for, diagnose and monitor carcinomas and other tissue-based disease. The company's proprietary Leumeta(TM) portfolio of tests helps physicians identify and analyze ...

American Heart Association EMS Survey Uncovers Deficiencies in Response, Treatment and Transfer of Patients With Most Deadly Heart Attacks

... seven days a week. "We were encouraged that more EMS systems than anticipated had vehicles equipped with 12 lead ECGs, devices that diagnose STEMI and other heart attacks," said Robert E. O'Connor, M.D., chair of the American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline Emergency ...

Positive Data From Lung Study May Lead to First FDA Approved Treatment for Pulmonary Fibrosis

... Americans suffer from PF, and there is currently no known cause or cure. An estimated 48,000 new cases are diagnosed each year. PF is difficult to diagnose and an estimated two-thirds of patients die within five years of diagnosis. Sometimes PF can be linked to a particular cause, such as certain ...

Pieris Reports Development Progress for Anticalin(R) PRS-050, a Next Generation VEGF Antagonist

... Pieris is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of Anticalins(R), a novel class of targeted human proteins designed to diagnose and treat serious human disorders. About Anticalin(R) Technology Anticalins(R) are engineered binding proteins derived from the ...

Transgenomic and Power3 Medical Complete Agreement for Exclusive License of Neurodegenerative Biomarker Test

... for full commercialization." Dr. Ira L. Goldknopf, Power3 Medical's President and Chief Scientific Officer, said, "The ability to accurately diagnose Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases early and rapidly addresses a major problem for clinicians and their patients. We believe that NuroPro may ...

British Midlands University Announces Use of Gene Technology to Fight Lethal Hospital Acquired Infection

... disease, kills more people, is harder to eradicate and more resistant to antibiotics. It is hoped that the study will lead to better tests to diagnose 'super' strains of C.difficile, more effective treatments and, possibly, even a vaccine to protect against the disease. Currently, scientists ...

Pivotal Data Published For First Biomarker Combination Test to Determine Risk of Ovarian Cancer in Women Who Present With Pelvic Mass

... are at the greatest risk for ovarian cancer. In their lifetimes, 1 in 72 women will develop ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer is difficult to diagnose because its symptoms are easily confused with other non-cancerous conditions: bloating, pelvic or abdominal pain, difficulty eating or feeling full ...

ASGE Urges Patients to Seek a Qualified Endoscopist Before Undergoing a Colonoscopy for Colorectal Cancer

... About Endoscopy Endoscopy is performed by specially-trained physicians called endoscopists using the most current technology to diagnose and treat diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. Using flexible, thin tubes called endoscopes, endoscopists are able to access the human digestive ...

Synvista Therapeutics Announces Published Data Demonstrating Elevation of Carboxymethyl-Lysine (CML) Is Associated with Decline in Renal Function and Arterial Stiffness in Older Adults

... that already had chronic kidney disease at the outset of the study. "These studies also clearly demonstrate the utility of our technology to diagnose CML in older adults. Like Dr. Semba, we firmly believe that an increased understanding of CML in older adults will help doctors understand the ...

Neuronetrix Announces Preliminary Alzheimer's Study Results at the Society for Neuroscience Conference

... auditory information differently than healthy individuals and that difference can be detected with the test. The ability of the ERP method to diagnose Alzheimer's disease has been demonstrated in scientific studies at several research laboratories around the world. In a scientific paper published ...

Brain Waves Show Sound Processing Abnormalities in Autistic Children

... and aid in treatment and therapy planning. "We hope that in the future these signatures will also be revealed in the infant brain to help diagnose autism and allow earlier intervention," he said. Co-authors are J. Christopher Edgar, Ph.D., Deborah M. Zarnow, M.D., and Susan E. ...
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