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More Accurate "PROSTATE CANCER" Test can save Unnecessary Biopsies

...test, called a "Free PSA" has further improved the diagnostic ability to detect the cancer and save almost 75% of the patients an unnecessary biopsy of the gland. PSA exists in blood as either being bound to protein or some of it floats around freely. This free form of PSA is key to identifying the patient who ...

Individuals with sleep related breathing disorders more prone to heart disease

...y have sleep related breathing disorders, under go diagnostic tests for heart disease as soon as possible. Changes in life style and treatment can result in a significant cure....

Lure of the home turf brings back NRI doctors

... on board are from the US. Max recentlyopened up a diagnostic centre and two Dr Max clinics in the capital. The ...crore, which willinclude 25 small clinics, 4 large diagnostic centres and 2 large hospitals. Apollo Hospitals, the country's first investor-owned hospital, has 15...

RANBAXY - enters anti-AIDS segment

...ydus Cadilla. Recently, the US based Dade Behring diagnostic company renewed its contract with Ranbaxy, putting... forming a joint venture with Dade Behring for the diagnostic business, which is a part of Ranbaxy. The company's main motive is to develop this anti-viral drug r...

Virus killer

...n animals. The cloned virus could also be used for diagnostic purposes to detect the presence of Hepatitis E virus.// For this, the team had produced recombinant viral proteins which could be used to generate an antigen-antibody reaction, that can be detected during tests.They also added that the forma...

Wishes of unspoken patients

... a referral to a specialist, asking for a specific diagnostic test, or wanting help with paperwork. In these cases, the patients also experienced less improvement in their symptoms and felt less satisfied with their physician than those who were able to express their wishes. The doctors also sensed the patien...

Fingerprinting prostate cancer

...cer's molecular fingerprint could lead to many new diagnostic tests. These could offer more to the patient than ...specific antigen) test and can be used as a useful diagnostic tool....

Tracing oesophagal cancer

...h oesophagal cancer - and in 90% of cases, the new diagnostic technique did indicate where the cancer had spread....

Detecting brain aneurysms

...s wondered if it would be possible to get the same diagnostic result with a non-invasive method. A team from G... together, the non-invasive methods gave excellent diagnostic results - unless the aneurysm was small - five millimetres or less. It's a useful step forwards for ...

Poisonous Parkinson's molecule discovered

... involved in Parkinson's disease. There is no firm diagnostic test for Parkinson's disease - the doctor has to r...ood, say, or urine, this could form the basis of a diagnostic test for Parkinson's. And blocking its action could turn out to be a useful new form of therapy....

Detection of Cancer

...ng when cancers begin to develop."The lack of this diagnostic molecule may be associated with the ability of can...cers. The hope is that it will complement existing diagnostic procedures, and thereby improve the accuracy of cancer detection. The first stage of the test, C-Te...

Magnetic resonance angiography in clinical medicine

...cedure will frequently avoid the need for multiple diagnostic imaging methods, such as DSA, CT, and US. Finally, the well-known advantages of MRA over other imaging methods, such as avoidance of ionising radiations, the lack of need for dye/contrast gents, and the wide field of view, may influence the spectrum ...

Syphilis uncovered

...d pave the way for a preventive vaccine and better diagnostic tests and treatments.// Syphilis once caused wide... through vaccines, identify it quickly through new diagnostic tests and eliminate it with specific, targeted antibiotics."...

Dental x-rays to prognosticate heart attacks

...ter, D.D.S., Ph.D., UB associate professor of oral diagnostic sciences and lead author on the study. Dr. Carter revealed that panoramic dental X-rays -- wide-angle frontal images taken to authenticate the baseline condition of teeth and surrounding bone -- also revealed any calcium deposits present in the caro...

Endometriosis coalesced with genes

...ctor that can be the basis for developing either a diagnostic test or a therapeutic," explained Dr Smith. ...

Ultrasound helps stroke treatment

...aid. Using a Food and Drug Administration-approved diagnostic frequency setting of 2 megahertz, the device focus...it would be difficult to control. The FDA approved diagnostic frequency is "faster but gentler. It creates micro-vibrations that work on the surface of the clot t...

Hepatitis E virus made impotent

...n animals. The cloned virus could also be used for diagnostic purposes to detect the presence of Hepatitis E virus. For this, the team had produced recombinant viral proteins which could be used to generate an antigen-antibody reaction, that can be detected during tests.They also added that the formati...

Computer Program can assist to detect Heart Attack

...nt to the emergency department for chest pain, the diagnostic tool identified more than 80% of people who were having a heart attack.// The findings suggest that emergency department physicians may be able to rely on the computer program to diagnose patients with chest pain in "real time," the study's authors ...

New diagnostic marker for prostate cancer

...chigan, have found a gene which acts as a specific diagnostic marker for prostate cancer. Using a technique call...uggests it may be widely applicable as an accurate diagnostic test....

DNA of deceased ones stored in Funeral Homes

...ic profile from a sample,making it possible to run diagnostic tests. Naegele concedes that the DNA could possibl...uture they could contact the laboratory to do some diagnostic testing. About a dozen families have stored DNA at the laboratory through D'Esopo since the home be...

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