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Fingerprinting prostate cancer

... gene activity. Researchers have now developed the tools that can visualise analyse these 'molecular fingerprints' that characterise the cancerous cell. Using microarray technology, it's now possible to analyse thousands of genes in one experiments.// Doctors at the University of Michigan have now produc...

No allergy at all !

...'s imperative that doctors have the right kinds of tools to diagnose allergies, Szeinbach says, and not all commercial tests are created equal....

Lancing tumours into the body

... that his swimming machines won’t replace standard tools such as catheters for medical operations any time soon, he thinks that nanobots even smaller than this could have a distinct advantage....

A way to eradicate allergy

...'s imperative that doctors have the right kinds of tools to diagnose allergies, Szeinbach says, and not all commercial tests are created equal....

Risk of heart disease prediction needs updating

... future might hold. Doctors can use the prediction tools and use to counsel them. The team compared two commonly used heart disease prediction models - one is called TIMI, and it's based upon clinical trial data. The other, known as PREDICT, comes from whole population data. The researchers compared thes...

Acupuncture for Cancer

...orks. “I think we, in Western science, have some tools available to us that can help answer that question,” say researchers.Using cotton, study participants’ saliva is tested for the stress hormone cortisol four times a day. Researchers says, “Their cortisol levels will actually start to decline because ...

Acupuncture for Cancer

...t works."I think we, in Western science, have some tools available to us that can help answer that question," say researchers. Using cotton, study participants' saliva is tested for the stress hormone cortisol four times a day. Researchers says, "Their cortisol levels will actually start to decline becaus...

Lasers for Acne

...o change. Doctors say it is important to find new tools to treat acne, because they say the bacteria-causing acne is becoming resistant to antibiotics. Oral antibiotics are typically used for six to eight months. The researchers write, "At a time when prudent antibiotic prescription is being advocated in ...

WHO and UNAIDS unveil plan to get 3 million AIDS patients on treatment by 2005

... on five critical areas: Simplified, standardised tools to deliver antiretroviral therapy A new service to ensure an effective, reliable supply of medicines and diagnostics Rapid identification, dissemination and application of new knowledge and successful strategies Urgent, sustained support for countrie...

Poor Preventive Measures Taken By Diabetics

...mpowering clinicians with medical decision support tools and patients with information to improve the quality of care they receive, and building incentives for providing comprehensive care into the health care delivery system are essential to translating into practice the therapies that have been proven ef...

Diabetics Should Adopt Better Preventive Measures

...mpowering clinicians with medical decision support tools and patients with information to improve the quality of care they receive, and building incentives for providing comprehensive care into the health care delivery system are essential to translating into practice the therapies that have been proven ef...

Futuristic devices are here to take care of dental problems

...oral problems and provide the latest technological tools to guide the dentist in his treatment. A showcase of latest innovations in the world of oral care, the convention is expected to provide the dentists means to diagnose dental problems at very early stages, that will go a long way in preventing denta...

Healthy Feeding Guidelines for Children Ages 0 to 24 Months Issued

...esity. They also stressed the importance of better tools for communicating about the importance of healthy eating habits in early childhood. The issued guidelines will complement and not replace similar guidelines that are available from early-feeding recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatric...

New Healthy Weight Program Makes Healthy Eating More Interesting

...o Clinic Healthy Weight for EveryBody provides the tools needed to get started. Based on their work with thousands of patients, Mayo Clinic physicians and dietitians have created a program to get you on your way to a healthy weight and a new life. The Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Food Pyramid -- An easy-to...

Gene causes moles to become cancerous

...tages of melanoma. Accorind to Journal, diagnostic tools could be designed to monitor Id1 because it is only activated in early stages of melanoma, and not precancerous moles or later stages of the disease. Id1 also may cause various mutations to occur in the cancer cells, making the suppressor gene dama...

Moles become cancerous due to genes

...tages of melanoma. Accorind to Journal, diagnostic tools could be designed to monitor Id1 because it is only activated in early stages of melanoma, and not precancerous moles or later stages of the disease. Id1 also may cause various mutations to occur in the cancer cells, making the suppressor gene dama...

Genetic Tests Could Become As Affordable As Blood Tests

...amolecular Nano-Stamping (SuNS) uses handy genetic tools called microarrays, which are not generally used in medical diagnostics.// The new technique has been developed by Francesco Stellacci and his colleagues at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In this technique, the template, a surface...

PET scans may help deciding surgery for epilepsy

...resonance imaging (MRI) are under investigation as tools to guide neurosurgeons to areas of the brain where epileptic seizures originate. Researchers at NINDS have found, in their pilot study, that a marker for serotonin systems was able to identify epilepsy-generating brain areas even in a patient with ...

Prostate cancer recurrence attributed to obesity and rate of weight gain

... progression could enhance the predictive value of tools used to determine the risk each patient has for recurrence of prostate cancer. Keeping this in mind, it would be beneficial if men only become more conscious about their weight and participate in weight reduction programs. ...

PET Scanning can help in early detection of Alzheimer’s diseas

...ging with FDG represents one of the most promising tools for diagnosis of Alzheimer's. In fact, using PET imaging with FDG may be the best indicator for determining which MCI patients are most at risk of developing Alzheimer's. Most MCI patients who showed abnormalities typical of Alzheimer's in their orig...

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