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News on public health research and national as well as international health policies. Edited by MEDICA.de and several associations.

 
 

Leg Arterial Disease: Old Technology Helps Create New Test

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[07/06/2006] Who says the 70's are over: US doctors are using technology developed in the disco era to invent a new diagnostic test for clogged leg arteries.Leg Arterial Disease: Old Technology Helps Create New Test - Read more

MRI: New Method Allows Closer Look at Smoker Lungs

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[31/05/2006] Aided by a powerful imaging technique, scientists have discovered they can detect smoking-related lung damage in healthy smokers who otherwise display none of the telltale signs of tobacco use.MRI: New Method Allows Closer Look at Smoker Lungs - Read more

Gene Expression: Waking Up To Chronic Fatigue

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[19/05/2006] Once derided as “yuppie flu”, the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) often go unrelieved. That could be about to change as physical evidence for CFS begins to stack up.Gene Expression: Waking Up To Chronic Fatigue - Read more

Mammography: Patient Service Helps Saving Money

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[04/05/2006] The hidden costs of achieving a 99.5% mammography recall compliance rate is 16 cents per screening patient, according to a recent study done at the University of Michigan.Mammography: Patient Service Helps Saving Money - Read more

RNA: Gene Chip Technology Unlocks Window on Diabetes

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[28/04/2006] Groundbreaking research using new Gene Chip technology has discovered a gene that appears to be linked to diabetes.RNA: Gene Chip Technology Unlocks Window on Diabetes - Read more

Haglund’s Syndrome: Ultrasound for Diagnosis and Treatment

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[12/04/2006] Radiologists have used ultrasound technology to both accurately diagnose and potentially relieve the associated pain of Haglund’s Syndrome, a common running ailment.Haglund’s Syndrome: Ultrasound for Diagnosis and Treatment - Read more

Ebola: Fast Test for Haemorrhagic Fevers Developed

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[17/03/2006] Researchers have developed a rapid, comprehensive diagnostic test for viral haemorrhagic fevers caused by the Ebola and Marburg viruses, as well as others.Ebola: Fast Test for Haemorrhagic Fevers Developed - Read more

Tumours: Gold Nanorods May Make Safer Cancer Treatment

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[16/03/2006] By changing the shapes of gold nanospheres into cylindrical gold nanorods, US scientists are able to detect malignant tumours and selectively destroy them without harming healthy cells.Tumours: Gold Nanorods May Make Safer Cancer Treatment - Read more

Diagnostics: Method Finds Rare Proteins in Blood

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[13/03/2006] A new, simple technology can detect even a few molecules of proteins in the blood. It will make discerning low-abundance molecules associated with cancers, Alzheimer’s disease, and prion diseases more sensitive and more accurate.Diagnostics: Method Finds Rare Proteins in Blood - Read more

Back: New Detection of Hidden Vertebral Fractures

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[27/01/2006] A new examination method called Vertebral Fracture Assessment (VFA) technique allows hidden fracture evaluation of vertebrae at the same time as a standard bone density test.Back: New Detection of Hidden Vertebral Fractures - Read more

 
 

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