Tag: "screen" at medical news
Scientists Identify Gene Responsible For Depression
... Per Svenningsson. The researchers used a blind screen
called a yeast two-hybrid screen
to identify proteins that associate with the serotonin 1B receptor. They found an association with a...
Colorectal Cancer Can Be Detected By a Simple Test
...Oncology.// Conventionally, guaiac FOBT is used to screen
individuals who might be having this cancer, but t...s of colonoscopy. The guaiac-based FOBT is used to screen
individuals for colorectal cancer at present and works by detecting blood in the faeces. But this te...
Life Beyond Cancer - Delhi Woman Tells How
...She is now trying to publish her autobiography and screen
a short film regarding her fight. The courage and determination the assistant news editor at Doordarshan television here displayed since she was declared a victim of cancer in 1998 made the Outlook magazine name her as one of 10 heroes called "The ...
Mobile Endoscopic Facilities For Health Screening
...ditions inside the body which becomes visible on a screen
through the camera fitted on the endoscopic tubes in some conditions biopsy specimens can also be collected using endoscopic tubes. Though, most of the biopsy test results showed negative results this mobile endoscopic unit reduces the long wait of t...
Hepatitis C Virus To Be Screened Before Blood Transfusion
...usion before 1997 to go in for a blood check up to screen
against the deadly virus Hepatitis C. This because the routine blood screening procedure was initiate after 1997 and erase all doubts that people who had undergone transfusion before that might be infected with the disease. He said this at the heal...
Are pretty faces associated with positive trait?
...t. This was brought about by showing a face on the screen
and then asking them to classify a word shown on the screen
as good or bad. The researchers found that the participants took very little time in classifying the...
Change in Blood Screening Principles For West Nile Virus Advocated
...hat the decision by almost all states in the US to screen
donated blood// for the presence of West Nile Viru...Drug Administration (FDA) has made it mandatory to screen
blood for the presence of WNV. But no specific strategies have been outlined, thus making the whole ...
Human Complexity Can Be Attributed To Regulatory Sequence
...hese studies use high-powered computer programs to screen
data. A functional CArG box lies very closely to t...ent species. CArG boxes identified by the computer screen
were then tested to see if they interacted with SRF and changed the behavior of genes as predicted. ...
Florida State University declares a breathtaking study which might solve the Hepatitis C Virus maze and find a cure!
...isolate drug-resistant HCV mutants in vitro and to screen
for anti-viral drug candidates. This will help researchers, better study the mechanism of drug resistance, a big problem with this virus and others such as HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) that mutate quickly." As a grand finale to this discovery...
Persistent Fatigue Could Be An Early Indicator Of Postpartum Depression
...he or she could intervene. It may not take much to screen
for it, either - the questions in the fatigue test that we used took about two to three minutes to answer." Researchers from the Pennsylvania State University also assisted in the study. The study is published in the latest issue of Journal of Obstet...
Kryptiq Care Manager Diabetes Module Effective In Managing Diabetes
...ronic health record. This module displays on the screen
a visual status report for clinicians, giving importance to the areas such as disease-management compliance, and informing the providers about the areas of non-compliance. By this it is easy for the physicians to identify at-risk patients, give prope...
Youngsters, now have a good reason to interact online
...ge in social activities in front of the computer screen
rather than attending meetings in School Gymnasiums or sitting around campfires. By observing and studying the online community from the 1998 summit of youngsters from 139 countries, with entirely different social backgrounds, she and her colleagues ...
Virus Implicated In Prostate Cancer Using "Virus Chip"
...irus chip resides in its ability to simultaneously screen
for all viruses, without preconceptions or bias," said Joe DeRisi, PhD, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator at UCSF who developed the chip with colleagues in his lab. "In the case of these prostate tissues, no one would have suspect...
NHS To Screen Newborn Babies For Hearing Impairment
The NHS is proposing to screen
1,600 babies each day for hearing tests so that al...e NHS New-born Hearing Screening // Programme will screen
for hearing defects that might have been missed at birth. "Over 1,000 babies are born each year...
Scientists Identify Key Element For Future Cancer Vaccine
...ated immune response. The researchers were able to screen
a a short peptide molecule that the T cell detects. The reserachers say that this could prove useful in vaccinations for preventing the spread of tumors to different tissues, a process that is called metastasis. Such tumors include melanoma, colon ca...
Use Of Alcohol During Pregnancy Affects Newborns
...ate University in Detroit. It is also important to screen
women at their first prenatal visit for alcohol use….Other providers like WIC workers can be involved in this process. The Australian study suggests that risky health practices during pregnancy are likely underreported due to the mothers’ fear of c...
Mama’s milk on sal
...k to and what we’re doing with the milk. The banks screen
donating mothers for HIV, hepatitis and other viral infections and set restrictions on caffeine consumption. The banks pasteurize the milk and charge a processing fee of about $3.50 an ounce, or $100 a day to supply the typical 6-month-old.The bank...
Men And Women Read Different News To Manage Anger
...a computer monitor. 20 faces were displayed on the screen
for 2 seconds. In the first experiment, the students sat in front of a computer screen
and given an impossible task: to evaluate photos of people with neutral expressions on their faces. ...
Nanotechnology Promises Huge Medical Benefits
... water resources, identification of biohazards and screen
biomolecules by tracer systems. The development of nanostructure incorporated iridescent plastic films that change color when stretched is yet another focus of nanotechnology research. The systematic study, manipulation and modification of these na...
Progressive Genetic Diseases Can Be Detected By A Simple Blood Test
...tments for three of the diseases, hopes to see the screen
made a routine part of newborn testing. Lysosomes are small compartments within cells that help to recycle waste cellular material within the body. Enzymes within the lysosomes do this job by breaking up waste materials into smaller pieces. If ...
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