Tag: "detect" at medical news
A Likely Breakthrough For Prostate Cancer Patients
...levels of PSA, they feel that they may be able to detect
the presence of prostate cancer earlier, before it is discoverable by biopsy, thus saving patients the fear and stress of repeat procedures and enabling us to treat the disease sooner....
Pregnancy Complications Could Be Prevented With A Urine Test
...esearchers now say they have found that they could detect
certain proteins in the urine indicative of preeclampsia, suggesting a simple urine test could potentially serve as a less expensive and less invasive screening tool. Thus researchers say diagnosing this condition earlier could help women with preec...
CT Pulmonary Angiography Scan More Effective In Detecting Dangerous Blood Clots In The Legs
... CT pulmonary angiography (CTPA), which is used to detect
the presence of these blood clots in the lung. Researchers studied 1,590 patients undergoing both CTPA and CTV. CTPA detected pulmonary embolism in 15 percent, or 243 patients; CTV deep vein thrombosis revealed in 148 or 9 percent of patients. Of t...
Researchers Develop Device For Detecting Atherosclerotic Plaques
...that will use light emissions from body tissues to detect
the inflammation that is //part of plaque formatio...light emissions from body tissues has been able to detect
the presence of inflammatory cells that are associated with critical atherosclerotic plaques in huma...
Outpatient Treatment Possible For Patients with Uterine Fibroid Tumors
...r the patient is, in fact, her best option, and to detect
any other relevant health issues. Radiologists then perform the procedure, said a resident medical practitioner from Mayo Clinic. The ideal patient being referred to Mayo Clinic for evaluation for the focused ultrasound procedure is premenopausal, in...
Do Not Neglect Your Abdominal Pain/ Swelling - Help Your Doctor In Early Cancer Detection
...alled CA-125, although neither of these tests will detect
all cases of ovarian cancer. The CA-125 test catches about half of early, Stage I ovarian cancers and is inadequate when used alone to diagnose early ovarian cancer. For patients with later, Stage II, III or IV disease, the test is 80 percent accurat...
How balanced are you? Need Help!!!
...loss. Worn on the belt, it contains sensors that detect
when the person sways outside a vertical "safe zone". A computer then converts that information into musical tones played through headphones, which get louder the further they sway from vertical and using stereo sound to indicate the direction of the...
Understanding The Role Of Olfaction In Taste
...technique in which magnetic fields and radio waves detect
increased blood flow to brain areas, which reflects increased activity. They used four odorants: chocolate for the food odour, and lavender for the non-food. They also chose two odorant chemicals - butanol and farnesol - to test a theory that the olf...
New Infertility test to be offered by Reliance
Reliance is to set up a novel diagnostic test to detect
low grade gonadal mosaicism, which is a low-grade ... fluid. This follicular fluid can now be tested to detect
any low grade genetic chromosomal abnormality that would decrease the chances of women getting pregn...
New Blood Test To Detect Iron Level In Infants
...iliter). This study shows that CHr can be used to detect
iron deficiency earlier and more accurately than standard hemoglobin screening. Once confirmed in larger, multicenter studies, these findings could change the preferred screening practices for the early detection of iron deficiency. The researchers h...
T-waves to sweep over imaging technology
...ee biological agents through a sealed envelope and detect
tumors without harmful radiation. T-rays are ope...e label-free characterization of genetic material; detect
a C-4 explosive hidden in the mail, and help researchers understand the complex dynamics involved in...
Diabetic Amputation May Reduce If Free Screenings Are There
...SA is all set to start a free screening program to detect
peripheral arterial disease (PAD) on time to preve...tions. Called Legs For Life? this program can help detect
the onset of the condition early and can help to reduce the chances of having an amputation by half....
Test For Mad Cow Disease Is Here
... Branch at Galveston (UTMB) have found a method to detect
the proteins in the blood that cause the “mad cow ...According to their findings, it is now possible to detect
biochemically the prions that are there in the blood causing the disease.// The study was reported...
Blood Test To Detect Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease/Mad Cow Disease
...blood of experimental animals.// The test helps to detect
the proteins that cause Mad Cow disease, raising h...to 40 years. There is currently no reliable way to detect
vCJD in blood, with the diseases only confirmed after dearth. Professor said, “We believe in six m...
Safe Driving Is Possible For Older People If They Are Prepared
...r doctor to reduce your risk of falling ill and to detect
and treat problems early. · Stay mentally and physically active to keep your mind and body sharp. · Consider a driving evaluation for seniors, and don't be too proud—or stubborn—to adjust your driving patterns to fit new realities, even if ...
Cervical spinal injury patients may have more damage left undetected
...ncy Medicine, say that CT imaging may be useful to detect
such injuries in patients over and above the norma... States. Study authors found that x-rays failed to detect
secondary injuries in 81 of the 224 patients identified with cervical spine injuries – or 36 percent...
Scientists Awarded Appropriately For Contribution Towards Medical Research
...w-standard lab technique that allows scientists to detect
specific bits of genetic code within an organism's overall DNA. The technique has now achieved the status of a standard battery of tests performed in the field of molecular biology. It is appropriate at this juncture that it is the gradual accumulat...
Medical Gadgets To Monitor Drug Delivery
...ystem which is similar to the one used in shops to detect
theft of goods. A student from Brunel University, UK has designed an electronic wrist band that ensures that patients receive the correct medication by matching an electronic chip in the bracelet with an electronic chip in the drug’s packaging. The i...
It Is Possible To Detect Alzheimer's Early
...alth Letter had published a report on a new way to detect
Alzheimer’s’ disease in the early stages. Accordi...f the illness. Researchers are working on ways to detect
small changes in beta-amyloid and tau protein—biological markers for the disease—in blood and spinal...
Computer aided cancer identification in young women
...aided detection system not only helps radiologists detect
more breast cancers, but also helps detect
smaller tumors in younger women. The study included 27,274 screening mammograms done over a three...
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