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A Reason To Smile

...to whiten teeth. Dentists also use lasers to help detect dental disease in its early stages. Another use is for the treatment of gum disease to remove diseased tissue. With lasers, there is no need for anesthesia or a drill and that eliminates the "harrowing" noise that comes with other dental equipment. ...

Transplants Help Liver Cancer Patients

... which is a risk factor for liver cancer, can help detect the cancer early and ensure a better outcome. Paul Thuluvath, M.D., from Johns Hopkins, says: "This is good news for patients with liver cancer. If diagnosed early, transplantation is the treatment of choice for patients with liver cancer and advance...

Accuracy of Some Natural Family Planning Methods Questioned .

Women who use menstrual cycle monitors to detect their fertile times of the month should research t...nt rely on some type of menstrual cycle monitor to detect their fertile times for either conception or contraceptive purposes. The days predicted as fertile b...

Urine Test for Kidney Cancer

...entists believe they’ve found a simple new test to detect kidney cancer in its earliest and most curable stage.// In a report published in this week’s Cancer Research, researchers outline a method based on an analysis of a person’s urine. Kidney cancer accounts for about 3 percent of all cancers. About 3...

Ultrasound Screening Could Improve The Outcome Of Critically ill Patients

...ning on these patients and whether that could help detect a blood clot and future problems. Researchers say in about half of the patients who develop a blood clot, pulmonary embolism occurs. A pulmonary embolism is the blockage of the pulmonary artery or one of its branches by a blood clot. The risk of de...

PET Scans Found To Reveal Hidden Cancers

... shows positron emission tomography scans not only detect known abnormalities in cancer patients but // may ...that PET scans identify certain cancers but do not detect all cancers....

Lack of Smell And Its Potential Risks

...ollowed by ingestion of spoiled food, inability to detect a gas leak, and inability to detect a fire. Researchers say patients with an impaired sense of smell need to be diagnosed properly and a...

Soaking In The Sun May Give You More Than Just a Tan

...n Holland between 1983 and 1998. The test does not detect papilloma virus directly. But it reveals abnormal cells that are typically caused by the infection. It was found that the sunnier the year and the sunnier the month, the higher the rate of human papilloma virus.August is consistently the sunniest mon...

The Use Of Antibiotics Questioned

...ched the use of throat cultures and rapid tests to detect streptococcus in children and adults who were prompted to seek medical help for their sore throats. After sampling nearly 800 children and adults, ages 3 to 69, researchers determined that the use of throat cultures to distinguish sore throats from ...

Investigations That Help Detect Lung Disease

...ionnaire to determine which could more effectively detect early stages of COPD.Doctors screened more than 3,000 patients over 12 weeks. More than 725 patients who took the screening questionnaire reported having signs or symptoms of COPD. Researchers tested 703 of the patients with symptoms and 10 percent o...

Reducing The Risk Of Cervical Cancer

...with low-risk HPV. Screening with the Pap test can detect cervical cancer but it is not available to all women. Researchers say their findings show that the administration of the HPV vaccine at age 12 with cervical cancer screening every three years starting at age 25 could reduce a woman’s lifetime risk o...

Early Detection of Prostate Cancer

...s say they now think they have discovered a way to detect prostate cancer earlier and more accurately. A pro...in men with high levels of PSA, one may be able to detect the presence of prostate cancer earlier, before it is discoverable by biopsy, saving patients the fe...

Urine Test for Kidney Cancer

...ut to be kidney cancer. Currently, the only way to detect kidney cancer is with a computed axial tomography scan or magnetic resonance imaging, but Frozzitta's tests showed uncertain results. "Seventy percent to 90 percent of kidney masses that appear to be malignant on CAT scans or MRI are, which means th...

Early Detection Of Facial Abnormalities in a Fetus

...ws from bones. Researchers say it is important to detect cleft lip and palate prenatally in order to screen for associated syndromes and chromosome abnormalities. If cleft lip and palate is detected, families can be prepared for the appearance of the baby at the time of the birth. The parents can also be a...

New Heart-Screening Device ,An Accurate Predictor Of Heart Disease

...es. Researchers say using the non-invasive test to detect this stiffness earlier would allow treatment to begin sooner, which could save lives. However researchers say the test is still under development and is not yet ready for clinical use...

Early Diagnosis Of Lung Cancer

... findings of a recent study.// While a CT scan can detect early lung cancer, researchers wanted to determine if it is a cost-effective option. A new study conducted by researchers who wanted to look at the cost-effectiveness of a CT scan for high-risk patients. The research was part of the Early Lung Canc...

Early Detection Of Lung Cancer

... findings of a recent study.// While a CT scan can detect early lung cancer, researchers wanted to determine if it is a cost-effective option. A new study conducted by researchers who wanted to look at the cost-effectiveness of a CT scan for high-risk patients. The research was part of the Early Lung Canc...

Detecting Lung Cancer Early

...ion deaths a year. // Since the disease is hard to detect in early and treatable stages, most cases are found only after the cancer has spread. Studies have shown CT scans can identify the disease in an early stage in individuals considered at high risk for lung cancer, but they also identify many noncancer...

Dogs Can Sense Bladder Cancer

...study says that Man's best friend might be able to detect bladder cancer . With their exceptionally sensitiv...ece of experimental evidence to show that dogs can detect cancer by olfactory means more successfully than would be expected by chance alone....

Fixing the way to a Man’s Heart

...r and for the better. A ten minute EBCT scan can detect even the smallest amounts of calcium deposits on artery walls. This helps patients to find out before they are in serious trouble whether they have high blood pressure and cholesterol problems or they have coronary disease. Another commonly used met...

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(Date:7/9/2014)... Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert ... present new findings at the Alzheimer,s Association International Conference ... Copenhagen, Denmark. Data from the four abstracts will focus ... to mild cognitive impairment and dementia. The research is ... in 1980 to examine healthy brain aging as well ...
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(Date:7/9/2014)... Caesarean section have a different intestinal flora than children delivered ... is the case and what it means for the immune ... therefore decided to scrutinise the impact of birth on the ... mouse pups. , The study shows that ... of cells that strengthen the immune system, says Camilla Hartmann ...
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(Date:7/9/2014)... deer hunts in Indiana state parks have helped restore ... caused by overabundant populations of white-tailed deer, a Purdue ... Jenkins, associate professor of forest ecology, found that a ... hunts in state parks has successfully spurred the regrowth ... by browsing deer. , Jenkins said that while ...
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