Tag: "detect" at medical news
Cervical Cancer Vaccine Show Promise In Prevention
...mear) is very poor. This teat has the potential to detect
pre-cancerous lesions that can turn cancerous sometime later. The development of a vaccine cannot be viewed as a substitute for the Pap smear test as it does not confer any protection against 30% of cervical cancers, caused by other types of HPV. I...
Malaria Detecting Watch May Become A Health Hazard
... invented by South Africa's Gervan Lubbe which can detect
the symptoms of malaria can turnout to be a health...een in development for three years and that it can detect
infection levels as low as 50 parasites per 4 micro-liters of blood. He added that his company, Gerv...
Like a particular taste and hate the other: Well, Blame it on the Brain!
...g to their model the brain has special cells which detect
specific tastes. Multiple neurons interact in a way as to encode the tastes. Studies had shown that the Gr5a receptor on taste neurons was essential for response to sugar and that the Gr66a receptor was essential for response to bitter tastes. Still...
A gene(Y) linked to blindness (AMD)!
It has bugged researchers for long to detect
the cause of blindness-inducing neurodegenerative ...y that future work would now become easier. To detect
the calnexin mutation, the UW-Madison team used genetic mapping to zero in on the exact region harbo...
Humans force yet another species to extinction
...DNA information to simulate population history and detect
evidence of a population decline," Goossens explains. Sixty percent of orangutans found in Sabah are living outside the network of protected areas. "This population will disappear forever if these forests are converted to oil-palm agriculture.” Th...
Change in Blood Screening Principles For West Nile Virus Advocated
...cost-effectiveness analysis on which test can best detect
the presence of the virus. The study published in the latest international open-access medical journal PLoS Medicine says that in states where there is low transmission risk, screening at a high cost makes little sense, but in states with increased r...
Sensor Can Detect "Unhealthy" Molecules In Breath
...isease that is based on the techniques employed to detect
chemical warfare agents. Dr Paul Thomas led a team...x Corporation, is now being used by researchers to detect
"unhealthy" molecules emanating from the breath of a patient. This method is being tested at Wythens...
Personalized Treatments For Obesity Planned
...targeted at obese women. The study will seek to detect
hormonal and metabolic response of women who are overweight with Gln27Glu polymorphism. This genetic trait in patients resulted in a higher index of body mass when compared to other normal women. This is in spite of the women concerned taking regular...
Cervical cancer screening to be increased in Arkansas
... screening test known as Pap smear test is used to detect
early diagnosis of cervical cancer in its preinvasive state and could detect
early diagnosis. Women above the age of 18 years require yearly Pap smear testing to help in diagnos...
Abbott Receives CE Mark Certification
...ll be made available. Tests are being conducted to detect
the hepatitis B virus and HIV/AIDS also through the Abbott m2000 system....
Early Detection Of Primary Liver Cancer Would Save Millions Of Lives
... // combined with the computer analysis, which can detect
typical; changes seen in the early liver cancer pa...r and hence highly sensitive tests are required to detect
the disease and prevent it among the patients suffering from liver cirrhosis. Professor Philip Jo...
Do not get unduly stressed or emotional as it may affect the heart!
...in points to be kept in mind are :- * Isolate and detect
the causative agent for stress and try to manage it. A psychologist can help to manage stress to prevent heart disease. * consult a doctor. * Give space and time to yourself. Do not overhaul yourself at once keep a slow yet steady pace. * Pangs...
A brush with the U.S. Regulators can cost a fortune
... In case of Boston Scientific if F.D.A. officials detect
any defiance, the company could be in trouble. Daniel E. Troy, a Washington lawyer who is a former F.D.A. general counsel said that in times of overall management failures the company has to show some efforts to repair the quality-control problems...
Biosensor Chips to detect Urinary Tract Infections
...e new biosensor diagnostic device as been found to detect
accurately urinary tract infecting bacteria from urine samples and the researchers have reported their study results in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology. The biosensor detects the bacteria specifically and identifies also the involved strains in ...
Proteomic Profiling Can Detect Preterm Birth Risk
...toms. Proteins were tested in amniotic fluid to detect
a link between the white blood cell count, amniotic fluid glucose value, and the final outcome of the fetus. The delivery will take place within a matter of hours if there is a presence of all the inflammation biomarkers, while the presence of just t...
Detecting Epidemics using statistics
...s. These techniques would be used later to quickly detect
and monitor infectious disease outbreaks. It is ...e outbreaks such as pandemic influenza and also to detect
the risk of a particular population. Richard Platt and his research group plan to integrate these ...
Detecting MRSA Is No More A Problem
...In Switzerland the test proved that it was able to detect
the unknown MRSA carriers, which would have not been possible otherwise. It had reduced the spread of MRSA infection significantly in the medical intensive care unit (ICU). A total number of 1,227 individual were spared from the unnecessary days in...
Are Conventional Tests for Heart attacks Reliable?
...teries thereby obstructing them. Angiograms cannot detect
the reduction in the passages seen in the small ar...p just 20 % of microvascular syndrome. Hence to detect
microvascular syndrome various other tests such as an MRI scan of the heart is recommended. She also...
Novel Technology For Early Detection of Gastrointestinal Cancer
A novel technology, Narrow Band Imaging that can detect
gastrointestinal cancers with 95% accuracy, much e...sh normal and abnormal tissue has the potential to detect
cancer with a 95% accuracy compared to a mere 50% accuracy with the conventional diagnostic methods....
New Sensor To Monitor Oxygen Deprivation In Babies During Birth
A new device developed to detect
elevated levels of hypoxanthine (a chemical) can alert physicians about oxygen deprivation in a baby during childbirth. // This finding is hoped to reduce the number of Caesareans being performed, as any suspicion of oxygen deprivation is a strong i...
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