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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

UCLA: Richard Stiehm Honoured With Prestigious Award

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[04/06/2007] Dr. E. Richard Stiehm, professor of paediatrics in the division of allergy, immunology and rheumatology at Mattel Children's Hospital at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), was presented with the 2007 Abbott Laboratories Award.UCLA: Richard Stiehm Honoured With Prestigious Award - Read more

Breath: Electronic Nose Diagnosed Asthma Patients

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[24/05/2007] An “electronic nose” may one day be used to diagnose asthma, say researchers who presented a preliminary study of a new device.Breath: Electronic Nose Diagnosed Asthma Patients - Read more

FAD: Diagnosis of Lower Back Pain Cause

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[11/05/2007] Functional anesthetic discography, a diagnostic procedure involving injecting anaesthetic directly into a spinal disc, can be used to confirm the presence of injured discs as the source of a patient’s lower back pain symptoms, according to a new study.FAD: Diagnosis of Lower Back Pain Cause - Read more

Aortic Injuries: Contrast Agent and CT Beats Catheter

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[09/05/2007] Contrast-enhanced 64 Multislice Detector Computed Tomography (MDCT) that definitively reveals acute trauma to the aorta does not need confirmation from invasive catheter angiography, says a study.Aortic Injuries: Contrast Agent and CT Beats Catheter - Read more

HIV Detection: New Oral Test Fast and Easy to Use

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[13/04/2007] A convenient, easy to use, and rapid alternative to blood-based HIV testing may become the new standard for field testing. A study shows that the oral fluid-based OraQuick HIV1/2 test is 100 per cent accurate and patients’ preferred choice.HIV Detection: New Oral Test Fast and Easy to Use - Read more

MRI: Obese People Eat with Their Eyes

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[19/03/2007] Seeing food with a high content of calories triggers a neural activation in the brain of obese people. This activation does not occur in normal-weight people, a study has shown. MRI: Obese People Eat with Their Eyes - Read more

Thorax: Colour Sensor Breath Test Detects Lung Cancer

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[15/03/2007] A breath test can successfully pick up lung cancer with moderate accuracy even in the early stages, reveals research.Thorax: Colour Sensor Breath Test Detects Lung Cancer - Read more

Emergency Room: Chest Pain Treatment Differs

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[06/02/2007] Tests done on emergency patients suffering from acute chest pain such as electrocardiography, chest radiography as well as oxygen saturation monitoring and cardiac monitoring are applied differently based on patients' race, gender and insurance, a new survey found.Emergency Room: Chest Pain Treatment Differs - Read more

Optical Microscopy: Enhancing the View of Blurry Images

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[22/01/2007] Researchers have developed a novel computational image-forming technique for optical microscopy that can produce crisp, three-dimensional images from blurry, out-of-focus data.Optical Microscopy: Enhancing the View of Blurry Images - Read more

 
 

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