Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTOf patients over age 65 who received an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) after surviving sudden cardiac arrest or a near-fatal arrhythmia, almost 80 percent survived two years - a...
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTScientists have developed a urine test that measures the health of a person's diet.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTEndocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) have been implicated in the development of obesity, diabetes and cancer and are found in a wide array of products including pesticides, plastics and...
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTThe bacteria that inhabit our gut digest food and produce metabolites that can have a marked effect on the heart and blood vessels.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTU.S. hospitals are reducing bloodstream infections related to catheters by implementing rigorous safeguards that also save millions of healthcare dollars each year, according to research led by...
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 07:00:00 PSTStudy suggests blood level of brain protein tau may serve as a marker of concussion severity and help doctors assess athletes' readiness to return to play.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTOut-of-pocket expenditures are thought to be a significant barrier to receiving cancer preventive services, especially for individuals of lower socioeconomic status.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTSoon you can seek mental health advice on your smartphone as quickly as finding a good restaurant.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTDuke University biomedical engineers have used computers to "evolve" more effective patterns of electric shocks delivered deep within the brain to treat Parkinson's disease symptoms.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTResearchers have developed the first sensor capable of objectively identifying inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and distinguishing between its two subtypes.
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTStudy shows that blood troponin levels can predict risk of heart attack and death, and response to statins.
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTMutations that have been linked to endometrial cancer can be found in the uterine lavage fluid of pre- and post-menopausal women both with and without detectable cancer, according to a study...
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTResearchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center have developed a new imaging technique that could revolutionize how eye health and disease are assessed.
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago were able to reduce uncertainty in diagnosing cardiac sarcoidosis by having patients consume a high-fat, low-sugar diet for 72 hours prior to...
Mon, 26 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTBipolar is a spectrum disorder. Learn about what this entails, the types of bipolar disorder, their symptoms, and how diagnosis and treatment differ.
Mon, 26 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearchers reveal how a smell test significantly boosted the accuracy of diagnosis for mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 07:00:00 PSTA new biochemical test that detects prions in blood shows promise for early, pre-symptom diagnosis of vCJD and improving safety of blood supply.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTBefore modern medical lab techniques became available, doctors diagnosed some diseases by smelling a patient's breath.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTA team of researchers has developed a portable detection system that can rapidly identify some of the most virulent, often multi-drug resistant pathogens.
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTAmong women with breast cancer who received a type of chemotherapy called an anthracycline, those who had a certain genetic biomarker had a significantly increased risk for having...
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 11:00:00 PSTLevels of circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) detected in a blood test are correlated with the size of ovarian cancers and can predict a patient's response to treatment or time to disease progression...
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTWomen with significant aortic valve disease who undergo transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) are considered higher risk than men in some respects.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTLASIK is a popular way of correcting vision, but complications can include dry eyes. Learn more about LASIK, dry eyes, and other vision correction options.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 03:00:00 PSTA team of UCLA researchers has developed an automated diagnostic test reader for antimicrobial resistance using a smartphone.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 03:00:00 PSTA new study suggests the possibility of predicting at its earliest stages when a type of head and neck cancer will come back.