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Test-tube Babies: Mood Swings are Key to Fertility Choice

... next planned to see whether giving women full and accurate information about risk influenced their decision on how many embryos should be transferred. 'If infertility patients were to gain a better understanding of the risks and benefits of transferring more or fewer embryos, and the acceptability of SET (...

Cognitive Test Takers and Score Variation

...epeating tests over a short period may give a more accurate range of scores, improving diagnostic workups. Salthouse gave 16 common cognitive and neuropsychological tests to evenly divided participants (90 in the first, 1600 in the second) into groups of ages 18-39, 50-59 and 60-97 years old. In both studie...

DNA Sample Suggests Greenland was Much Warmer During Last Ice Age

...ars ago. 'These findings allow us to make a more accurate environmental reconstruction of the time period from which these samples were taken, and what we've learned is that this part of the world was significantly warmer than most people thought,' said Martin Sharp, a glaciologist at the University of Albe...

Womens Mood Plays a Key Role in Infertility Treatment

...eam plan to determine whether providing women with accurate risk information will influence their decisions about how many embryos to transfer. If infertility patients were to gain a better understanding or the risks and benefits of transferring more or fewer embryos, and the acceptability of SET were to in...

Inaccuracies in Cardiac PET-CT Scanning

...lve problems with the software to produce the most accurate results. For patients who have recently had a PET-CT and been diagnosed with coronary artery disease, Gould recommends they seek a second opinion and request review of their PET-CT scans for these errors in matching the PET and CT images. Alterna...

New Heart Disease Risk Score Will Help Minimise Health Inequalities

... predicting the risk of heart disease gives a more accurate measure of how many UK adults are at risk of devel... study. They found that the QRISK score was more accurate than either Framingham or ASSIGN. In patients aged 35-74, Framingham over-predicted cardiovascular d...

An Accurate Score to Measure Heart Risk

... predicting the risk of heart disease gives a more accurate measure of how many UK adults are at risk of devel...the study.They found that the QRISK score was more accurate than either Framingham or ASSIGN. In patients aged 35-74, Framingham over-predicted cardiovascular d...

MedAir AB Announces the Launch of Fingertip Pulse Oximeter

...a medical monitoring device that performs fast and accurate measurement of oxygen saturation and pulse rate. ...tical that patients on supplemental oxygen receive accurate readings in order make the proper adjustments to their oxygen flow. While the cost of oximetry is an...

Experts Propose New Criteria for Alzheimer's Diagnosis

...d technology at our disposal to improve the early, accurate diagnosis of dementia and develop more effective treatments," says the researcher. AD is a neurodegenerative disease characterised by progressive cognitive deterioration, together with declining activities of daily living and by neuropsychiatric s...

Simple Blood Test May Predict Alzheimers Disease

...ion as large numbers of patients are needed to get accurate results. "This research could revolutionize practice because a blood test that accurately monitors progression can reduce the numbers of patients needed for clinical trials." Agrees Professor Clive Ballard, director of research for the Alzheimer's...

Lobster Shells Have Great Healing and Antiseptic Properties

...rsity of Havana. 'This work allows for the first accurate and comprehensive results of a university study on chitin and chitosan. The study starts at the extraction of these compounds from polluting waste of the Cuban fishing industry and it goes on to cover these products characterisation through tradition...

Determining the Sex of the Baby in Wild West Way

...uid as well to determine the sex and it is just as accurate as the amniocentisis through the stomach. These ... that. But there are many companies that do give accurate determination. A class-action suit against Baby Gender Mentor's maker, Acu-Gen Biolab of Lowell, M...

This is Why DNA Has Its Famous Helix Shape

...nt to understand all factor. If you want to create accurate models of DNA to study its interaction with proteins or drugs, for example, you need to understand the basic physics of the molecule. For that, you need solid measurements of the forces that stabilize DNA," Marszalek said. Each DNA strand includes ...

Surgical Repair of Athletic Hernia Speeds Return to Play

...tory, physical exam, or imaging scans. Making an accurate diagnosis often involves excluding other reasons for pain and identifying the few subtle findings that make the diagnosis. Sports hernias have received recent media attention because several high-profile athletes, including tight end L.J. Smith of t...

Wrestler Chris Benoits Son was Sedated - Says Investigators

...until we have more of the pieces so we can be more accurate and discuss more of a whole what happened," he said. "We're trying to envision as best we can what happened inside that household. This (the toxicology report) adds one element to all the other elements."...

A Centre for Glycemic Index Testing Opened in Chennai

...s well known. Now, we have a method to make a more accurate correlation, said Jeya Henry, Head of Food Science and Nutrition, Oxford Brookes University. Dr. Henry said there was a clear need to gather empirical data on the GI value of Indian foods, both because of their being a totally unknown entity, and of ...

Scientists Have Discovered Blood Protein That Could Spot Colon Cancer

...arker for disease. Researchers found 100 percent accurate results in identifying the 28 existing cancers, using the same protein markers. "These proteins seem very good at separating normal samples from cancerous ones and identifying other groups with pre-cancers at high risk for disease as well," Getzenb...

Major Surgeries and Operations Could Prove Deadly for Anaemic Older Men

...high blood counts are at higher surgical risk, the accurate thresholds at which risk amplifies has never been comprehensible. Wen-Chih Wu, the lead author of the team at Brown University, said that he hoped the research would transform that and help doctors understand the results of hematocrit tests, which ...

New Technology Makes Diagnosis of Abnormal Pregnancy Cheaper

...ons of women who suffer. "Our technology is more accurate and cheaper than the present ultrasound machine. This will help women to know their pregnancy status in the fifth week after they conceive," T.G. Srivastava, who has developed the technology, told IANS. A professor at the Reproductive Biomedicine ...

US FDA Wants Vitamin Manufacturers to Test All Ingredients

...n a consistent product free of contamination, with accurate labeling," said Dr. Robert E. Brackett, director of FDA's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition....

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