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Cheap Indian devices sought to treat sleep disorder

...ers said he was planning to make his own device to detect sleep disorder. Called the Remmers Sleep Recorder, the device costing $7,000 is able to provide a sleep breathing pattern test at home for $5, as against the more expensive gold standard Polysomnography for more extensive tests. "In March I will be...

New Computerized Imaging Systems Help In Better Dental Treatment Planning

...are three dimensional and hence help orthodontists detect even minute cysts or even teeth that are impacted deep into the bone thus helping them form a viable treatment plan. * Because of better imaging of the airways, any relevant conditions like sleep apnea and enlarged adenoids are managed in a controlle...

UK Spends £7.3 Billion Annually On Malnutrition Cost

...airman of BAPEN has called for better screening to detect malnutrition to ensure the appropriate nutritional treatment. A screening tool has been developed by the association to identify those who run the risk of malnutrition. Screening for malnutrition while getting admitted to a hospital is yet to be made...

Delay in Breast Cancer Gene Tests

Women who are undergoing tests to detect if they harbor a gene that puts them at increased risk of breast cancer are facing long waiting periods that increases stress levels, according to the charity CancerBACUP.// The charity says that sometimes the waiting period is as long as two years...

New Test For Early Detection of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

A new blood test that can detect non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in very early s...0 GeneSystems Inc for the development of a test to detect lung cancer in smokers as well as in other people at risk so that it can be treated early when the c...

Lazy Eye Can Be Effectively Treated By New Approach

...90 percent. The study participants were trained to detect a small ‘g Lazy Eye Can Be Effectively Treated By New Approach’, a set of three contrasting dark and light ovals that is regarded to be important for visual perception. Following training, the seven subjects had an overall improvement in their visu...

Saliva Can Now Be Used For Hepatitis C Test

Israeli scientists have developed a test that can detect the Hepatitis C virus using saliva instead of serum. Researchers led by Arieh Yaari of Soroka University Medical Centre // in Israel carried out their study on 37 dialysis patients, people without kidney functions whose blood must be passed through...

Do Celebrities Conquer Cancer Better?

...osome 13. Currently genetic tests are available to detect an individual’s risk of developing breast cancer. At risk individuals can seek the help of genetic counselors to make decisions regarding genetic testing. The following conditions require evaluation for hereditary breast cancer: A personal history ...

Indonesia Claims To Have Arrested The Bird Flu.

...as planned to install bio-security device that can detect the early spread of H5N1 strain across the globe with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO). All this is done to prevent further death among the humans as this can easily mutate in to a deadly strain and cause death of millions of peop...

CT Scan A Must For Smokers With Family History Of Lung Cancer

... program based on computed tomography (CT scan) to detect // lung cancer if any, at an early stage. // This would enable provision of an effective treatment and thereby improve the prognosis. The need for the screening is further stressed in individuals with a family history of the dreadful disease. Fo...

Counter study: cholesterol drugs no good in preventing colon cancer

...to a doctor about a colon cancer-screening test to detect polyps that can be removed before they become cancerous, Jacobs said....

Need of the Hour: Viable Strategies against AIDS

AIDS strategies designed to detect and contain the spread of the disease are clearly not working and much more needs to be done than mere rhetoric // on a global basis if the disease is to be contained from spreading beyond the recognized risk groups of sex workers and drug addicts. ...

Dogs Can Detect Cancer

... dogs were trained within a short 3-week period to detect lung or breast cancer by sniffing the breath of ca...lts of the study showed that the dogs were able to detect breast and lung cancer with sensitivity and specificity between 88% and 97%. The high accuracy persi...

New Vaccines To Combat Rotavirus

...re than 60,000 infants for each trial, in order to detect complications that might develop in only a few tens or hundreds. Both vaccines appeared to avoid side effects and protected children against multiple strains of rotavirus. One, called Rotarix and manufactured by drug giant GlaxoSmithKline, contain...

Diagnosing Prostate Cancer is Harder in Obese Individuals

...n. It is possible that a biopsy could also fail to detect cancer in obese men, the report concluded. The complete details appear in the February issue of the Journal of Urology....

WHO Gives Its Approval For Bird Flu Test Kit

...pe. The kit was used last month in Indonesia to detect human cases, a research scientist said. Veredus' success lies in the test kit's primers, bits of genetic material unique to the H5N1 strain, which anchor onto their identical portions of the gene in virus samples, the company said. These are magnifie...

Asian Nations To Take Joint Efforts Against H5N1

... setting up a task force to increase capacities to detect and respond early to a potential pandemic, to build a network of regional and global laboratories, and to provide technical expertise and training in poultry farming. Interest in and commitment to the issue by wealthier nations are much higher than t...

New Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators to avoid unnecessary shocks

... cardioverter defibrillators, which are devised to detect shock waves // from the whole heart rather than part of the muscle. This new devise helps to detect small alterations in heart rhythms accurately by scanning the whole heart, which could avoid unneces...

Mountain Biking Results In Serious Injuries

...to enable proper diagnosis. If radiographs fail to detect such injuries, then an MRI scan should be made use of....

Mexican candies with lead content banned

...ve stringent quality check testing of measuring to detect lead levels and if any shop is found to sell banned Mexican candies a fine of more than $500 would be imposed. A recent report from the FDA as shown high amounts of lead in Mexican candies up to 15 percent more than the permitted levels which could...

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