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MRI: Potential to Bypass Some Invasive Diagnostic Tests

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[24/08/2007] A chemical compound which contains fluorine could help to identify the extent of progression of diseases such as cancer in the future. A magnetic resonance imaging scan might then be able to replace a biopsy.MRI: Potential to Bypass Some Invasive Diagnostic Tests - Read more

Prosthetics: New Test for Detecting Infection

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[21/08/2007] A new, accurate diagnostic test samples bacteria that adhere to the prosthetic surface to detect infection of prosthetic joints. Prosthetics: New Test for Detecting Infection - Read more

Breast: MRI For Diagnosis Could Help Prevent Cancer

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[16/08/2007] Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to diagnose breast cancer in its intraductal stage could help prevent the development of invasive cancer.Breast: MRI For Diagnosis Could Help Prevent Cancer - Read more

Medical Residents: Problems With Diagnosing Tuberculosis

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[13/08/2007] US medical residents are not proficient at diagnosing and managing tuberculosis, according to a report.Medical Residents: Problems With Diagnosing Tuberculosis - Read more

Children: New Biomarker For Acute Kidney Injury

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[07/08/2007] Paediatric researchers have identified a potential biomarker to predict acute kidney injury earlier than current tests. Children: New Biomarker For Acute Kidney Injury - Read more

Bone Vibration: New Test Checks Out Hip Implants

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[03/08/2007] Engineers have developed a diagnostic test to detect the loosening of implants. It measures the frequency of sound produced when the femur bone in the leg is vibrated.Bone Vibration: New Test Checks Out Hip Implants - Read more

Multiplexing: Speeding up CT Scans

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[18/07/2007] Researchers are developing multiplexing computed tomography scanners, that may increase the speed of data collection by hundreds of times.Multiplexing: Speeding up CT Scans - Read more

Alzheimer’s: Beeson Award Goes to Ireland

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[09/07/2007] Dr Bernadette McGuinness, a medical graduate at Queens University Belfast was awarded the £228,000 Paul B. Beeson Career Development Award for her proposed research into Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.Alzheimer’s: Beeson Award Goes to Ireland - Read more

Lifetime: Every Third Adult Reported Alcohol Problem

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[04/07/2007] About 30 percent of Americans report having some form of alcohol use disorder at some point in their lifetimes, including 17.8 percent with alcohol abuse and 12.5 percent with alcohol dependence.Lifetime: Every Third Adult Reported Alcohol Problem - Read more

Delivery System: Bacteria Ferry Nanoparticles Into Cells

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[25/06/2007] Researchers have shown that common bacteria can deliver a valuable cargo of "smart nanoparticles" into a cell to precisely position sensors, drugs or DNA for the early diagnosis and treatment of various diseases.Delivery System: Bacteria Ferry Nanoparticles Into Cells - Read more

 
 

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