Tag: "calcifications" at medical news
Detection of Malignant Breast Tumors Made Simpler and More Effective
... Though scientists can’t explain exactly why these calcifications
occur, studies show that the calcifications
in malignant breast tumors contain a higher proportion of a particular calcium salt called hydroxyap...
Link Between Nanoparticles and Kidney Stones
...e looking at how kidney stones start as very small calcifications
inside the kidney and then eventually grow into stones,” says Dr. Lieske. “In the laboratory, we have isolated nanoparticles from kidney tissue and kidney stones, and have successfully propagated them in culture. This does not clearly confirm the rol...
Association Of Breast Arterial Calcifications With Diabetes And Hypertension
Breast arterial calcifications
(BACs) are common findings on mammograms. There are calcium deposits in the media layer of the peripheral arterioles and this condition is called M?nckeberg medial// calcific sclerosis or medial arterial calcification. Many groups have reported the a...
Erectile dysfunction: an early warning sign of clinically silent coronary artery disease?
...ed dilation), and more of them had coronary artery calcifications
detected on coronary CT scans. The results of this study indicate that coronary atherosclerosis was found to be more severe in patients with vascular ED; ED predicts the presence and extent of subclinical atherosclerosis independent of traditional ...
Early Detection Of Breast Cancer
...ned to find breast abnormalities. // It identifies calcifications
in the breast that appear only as tiny white specks on mammography film. These tiny white specks could be early cancers. Researchers reviewed the cases of 519 patients with breast cancer. Breast-imaging specialists used CAD to scan and analyze the ...
Reduced fertility in men who mountain bike
... also found to be higher due to increased risk for calcifications
in the testicles and other problems. These findings were indicated in the ultrasound images taken during the study. Researchers advised mountain bikers to use a bike with a shock absorber as well as padded cushions and shorts to minimize the percent...
Mountain biking connected to infertility
...ndicate mountain bikers have an increased risk for calcifications
in the testicles and other problems, which may increase a man's risk for testicular cancer. Dr. Frauscher propose that men who mountain bike use a bike with a shock absorber as well as padded cushions and shorts to reduce the amount of trauma inflic...