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Combined scan gives exact cancer diagnosis

...new device makes detection more easier. A combined scanner detects more lesions in cervical and ovarian cancer than the conventional method. It is notoriously difficult to get an accurate picture of ovarian and cervical tumours,// because the tissue is dense and so it's not always possible to detect the bord...

New virtual colonoscopy procedure for easier colon screening

...made to lie down in a computerized tomography (CT) scanner while a small probe is inserted into the rectum so...on can be inflated with carbon dioxide gas. The CT scanner then takes 3 dimensional images of the whole colon, which can then be examined for polyps. The patie...

New Technique to Study Infants Brain.

...dated. The infants listened to tapes consisting of scanner noise, nonsense speech, and "motherese" speech. Do...infants heard speech as opposed to when they heard scanner noise. This test, however, was not able to determine whether the infant brains were able to distingu...

fMRI Offers Insight Into An Infants Brain

...dated. The infants listened to tapes consisting of scanner noise, nonsense speech, and "motherese" speech. Do...infants heard speech as opposed to when they heard scanner noise. This test, however, was not able to determine whether the infant brains were able to distingu...

New Technology In MRI Scan Help Test Brain Cancer Therapy

...sion MRI scan and can be done using any closed MRI scanner with a few adjustments and takes a few minutes more. The problem of treatment of brain cancer was the waiting period the patient and the family members had to endure before they could learn about the treatment effectiveness. The new technology hopes...

New form of ultrasonic vision

...he glass. He strategically positions an ultrasound scanner and the ultrasound display on opposite sides of a ...h the mirror to see the patient and the ultrasound scanner positioned in the patient’s skin. At the same time, the ultrasound image is projected on the viewer’...

CT Scans Said to Accurately Detect Small Cancers

... Patients are given a contrast dye that allows the scanner to make detailed images of the entire urinary system in slices smaller than a millimeter thick. Computers then combine these slices to create images that can be viewed. Researchers from the University of Michigan studied the ( MDCTU ), to determine ...

Testing Your Health & Charging Your Mobile At One Go - Check Out The Urine Powered Batteries

...t biochips need an external reader such as a laser scanner or an external source of power // , such as conventional batteries, to perform diagnostic tests. The technology developed by Ki Bang Lee at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology in Singapore, however, houses both the sensors and the bat...

Dengue fever in Delhi after the Monsoon

...an 7,000 residential areas in Delhi were under the scanner for dengue cases. This year, that number is expected to increase to 10,000 areas. In Delhi during, 1996 with 16,517 cases being reported from across the country, out of which 10,252 were reported from Delhi alone. The death toll then was 545, of the...

New Sexual Misconduct Rule Against Doctors In The US

...ysician assistant in the state will come under the scanner once the rule takes effect in about two months' time. The policy contains 11 prohibited acts, the violation of which would cost doctors their licenses. Besides sexual contact, the rules also forbid kissing in a romantic manner. Failure to allow priva...

Breast Cancer Examinations To Be Reviewed In Irish Hospitals

... decisions by the Irish doctor have come under the scanner and have necessitated the recall of close to 7,000 women to reassess their breast cancer examinations. The enquiry team will be headed by Dr Robin Wilson, a Nottingham-based expert, whose team will initially review 1,900 cases at Belfast’s City Hos...

Oxytocin Boosts Trust and Reduces Fear.

...nal magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scan. In the scanner various activities known to increase amygdale was performed like angry or fearful faces and threatening scenes. After the scan was taken it showed that threatening pictures increased the activity of amygdale who took placebo and reduced activity in...

Detecting Brain Abnormalities in Babies Using New Brain Scanners.

... are all set to improve the already existing brain scanner (MONSTIR). This brain scanner provides an insight about the functioning of the brain, oxygen supply to it etc. // It was developed...

Mystery behind Brain activity during recalling events disentangled

...f the functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scanner to document the participants' brain activity patterns when they studied the images. Also changes occurring every second were measured which was useful in determining what the participant would recall next before they actually remembered. Then a com...

New Portable Helmet Scanner To Examine Newborns

A new portable helmet scanner has been developed for premature and newborn babie...e brain is actually functioning. But the Monstir scanner developed by University College London will obviate the need to move critically ill babies to conven...

Healthy Step : 7000 (S)caught under the Scanner

... task of the Academicians will be to put under the scanner all aspects of Glaswegians, and get them to bare all and dare all. Along with topics like hereditary problems, lifestyle and diet, the study will focus on the everyday stress triggers, whatever they may be., More importantly, the study will question ...

Hospitals In India Opt For High-tech Scanners

... disease is a major cause of concern in India, the scanner "can reveal cardiovascular and other associated di...hat would mean around Rs.17,000-Rs.20,000, the new scanner enables the patient to go for a quick check-up and have results in less than half an hour for about ...

Angina Risks Pronounced In Women over 45

...nts, aged between 45 and 89 were brought under the scanner by scientists, who felt that doctors should probe deeper into the investigation and diagnosis of such patients, who portray symptoms of angina. University of London’s, epidemiology and public health department’s Professor Harry Hemingway, studied t...

So (y) Good: Soy Meal Takes-Off After Bird-Flu Crisis

...nd thousands of people have been brought under the scanner for monitoring since February after the first two outbreaks. Last week, there were further reports of bird-flu in Maharashtra and Madhyapradesh. Officials have confirmed that ,the third bird-flu outbreak, is not to be considered as a fresh one becaus...

Costly mistakes help better understand OCD: obsessive compulsive disorder

...of 12 healthy adults using a functional MRI (fMRI) scanner while they were undertook 360 computer tests, such as spotting the odd one out or picking pairs of letters. Succeeding at some carried a small financial reward, while failing at others incurred penalties. Others carried no reward or penalty. The ...

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