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CT Scans Said to Accurately Detect Small Cancers

New research presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America shows computed tomography scans may accurately detect small cancers and stones in the kidneys, bladders and urinary tracts of high-risk patients.// ..Multi Detector CT Urography ( MDCTU ) scans can be performed using helical CT scanners, which pass X-rays through the body from different angles. Patients are...

Can Men Gauge Biological Paternity Accurately

Paternity issue (if the man is the biological father of his child) has always been a topic of discussion, either as an idle gossip or as a detailed discussion by anthropologists. // A new study, by Kermyt G. Anderson (University of Oklahoma and the Centre for Applied Social Research) that would be published in the June 06 issue of Current Anthropology sheds new light a contentious issue. On how a...

Women Read Men’s Faces Quite Accuratel

Recent studies have revealed that women judge men to be prospective long term partners according to what they read from their faces. ..This study included 29 women aged 18 to 20 who examined photos of 39 men, // ages 18 to 33. Their ratings were based on whether the men ‘liked children’ or looks ‘masculine’. ..Surprisingly enough the women also rated a man's attractiveness as either long-term o...

Bipolar Disorder Not Being Accurately Diagnosed By Doctors In UK

The British government's drug watchdog has warned yesterday that the doctors are ..failing to recognise manic depression, which is also known// as bipolar disorder in spite of it being one of the most common mental illness. ....It has been reported that patients are waiting on an average for eight years to be accurately diagnosed. It has been explained that if untreated, they suffer from almost...

High Resolution CT Accurately Diagnoses Shin Splints

High resolution CT can accurately show medial tibial stress syndrome, better known as shin splints, in distance runners according, to a study conducted// at the University of Messina in Messina, Italy. ....According to the study, medial tibial stress syndrome is one of many overuse lower leg injuries that may be found in athletes and accounts for between 13.2% and 17.3% of all running injuries....

Automated Technique Accurately Measures Platelet Counts in "Platelet Gel" Products

A special blood concentrate known as platelet-rich plasma (PRP) can promote healing in a wide range of medical and surgical situations, // but research has been limited by the lack of a universally accepted approach to measuring the platelet concentrations contained in PRP. A study in the September/October issue of The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery presents an accurate approach to measuring pla...

MDCT Accurately Locates Bowel Perforation: Study

A new study shows that Multidetector CT (MDCT) without the use of contrast media can show the precise site of a bowel perforation.// This helps in avoiding the need for surgeons to do exploratory surgery of the patient's gastrointestinal tract to locate the problem. ....In the past, the best way to find a perforation in the bowel was to administer oral or rectal contrast media then watch to se...

MR Angiography Detects Blocked Arteries Accurately

According to a study in the February issue of Radiology, a novel type of contrast-enhanced Magnetic Resonance (MR) Angiography is highly accurate in identifying blockages// in the arteries that carry blood to the brain. ...."Contrast-enhanced MR Angiography provided highly accurate information about the supra-aortic arteries," said Kambiz Nael, M.D., research fellow and radiology resident at th...

Prematurity More Accurately Predicted by Advances in Proteomic Technology

Abnormal proteins in amniotic fluid that signal a higher risk of delivering prematurely are being detected with increasing accuracy// by Yale School of Medicine researchers who presented their work in two abstracts at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Conference February 8 in San Francisco. ....In both studies, the researchers demonstrated that women with abnormal proteomic profiles (MR s...

Body Mass Index may Not Reflect Fat Accurately

The body mass index (BMI) may not reflect the accurate amount of fat in a human body, according// to new research. ....BMI was long considered as the standard for measuring the amount of fat in a person's body. It is defined as the individual's body weight divided by the square of their height. ....Generally, a BMI of 25 or above indicates a person is overweight; 30 or above indicates obesity....

Simple System Accurately Predicts Weight-loss Surgery Risk

A simple scoring system based on five medical factors accurately predicts which patients being considered for gastric bypass surgery would be at highest// risk of dying. ....The scoring system, which was first proposed last year by Duke University Medical Center surgeons, has been validated in a new study of more than 4,400 patients. The system takes into account a patient's weight, gender, age,...

The Lethal Side of Human Error – Three Die After Consuming Inaccurately Weighed Dru

Portland – To err is human they say but imagine when the cost of the error is three lives! Recently, the drug compounding company, ApotheCure Inc. //in Texas, is in bad light following the irrevocable error committed by a worker while making the drug. ....ApotheCure Inc explained how a weighing error committed by a worker during the making of the drug ‘colchicine’, led to the death of three peo...

Esophageal Cancer Patients' Positive Responses to Chemotherapy Accurately Identified by PET

WASHINGTON, D.C. At the 54th Annual Meeting of SNM, the world's largest society for molecular imaging and nuclear medicine professionals, German researchers stated that early metabolic imaging with positron emission tomography (PET), accurately identifies patients responding to chemotherapy for esophageal cancer. ......"This is the first study to apply PET results from early metabolic response...
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