Mon, 20 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTWhat are the risks of cholesterol and who should have a test? Learn about what to expect with the test, what the results mean, and treatment options.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTA two year follow-up on a study involving more than 10,000 people with stable chest pain finds that an online tool can accurately predict which patients are likely to have normal non-invasive tests...
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTNeuroimaging of decreased blood flow in specific regions of the brain can differentiate between depression and cognitive disorders, according to a new report in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTTwo studies in JAMA examine hair loss among women with breast cancer who received scalp cooling before, during and after chemotherapy.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA shock from an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) may trigger an increase in health care needs for many people, regardless whether the shock was medically necessary, according to a new...
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA simple blood test may be as accurate as a spinal fluid test when trying to determine whether symptoms are caused by Parkinson's disease or another atypical parkinsonism disorder, according to a...
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTEngineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a desktop diagnosis tool that detects the presence of harmful bacteria in a blood sample in a matter of hours instead of days.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTWomen who had a false positive result from a screening mammogram were more likely to delay or forgo their subsequent screening mammogram than women who had a true negative result.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA research team led by scientists from Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has developed a set of ingestible devices that draw energy from fluids in the...
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTScientists have developed sensor technology for a robotic prosthetic arm that detects signals from nerves in the spinal cord.
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA basic hand-grip test has proven to be a reliable tool to monitor the decline of patients with Parkinson's diseases.
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTVirtual reality could hold the key to unlocking an affordable, reliable and effective device to provide early diagnosis and management of schizophrenia.
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTLearn about the different tests that are available and may be used to diagnose MS. When should someone see a doctor and what treatments may be applicable?
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTAn international research group of 32 experts from nine countries has updated the guidelines for diagnosing the genetic disease cystic fibrosis.
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTCurrent techniques used to clean endoscopes for reuse are not consistently effective, according to a study published in the American Journal of Infection Control, the official journal of the...
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA brain-computer interface has been found to enable people in a completely locked-in state in the late stages of ALS to communicate meaningfully.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTAn artificial-intelligence (AI) algorithm performs just as well as individual ophthalmologists in diagnosing congenital cataracts, reports a paper published online in Nature Biomedical Engineering.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA test that measures the levels of five chemicals in the breath has shown promising results for the detection of cancers of the oesophagus and stomach in a large patient trial presented at the...
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTIt's scary enough making a doctor's appointment to see if a strange mole could be cancerous.
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTWhat is Dawson’s finger? Learn about how Dawson's fingers can help with the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis and other brain disorders.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:00:00 PSTThere is little evidence that physiological baby monitors benefit infants or parents, caution medical experts from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTWhat is the role of radiology in a multiple sclerosis diagnosis and what tests may aid a diagnosis? What do radiology test results mean?
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTOutcomes for patients with suspected obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) were not inferior when managed with data from limited-channel sleep testing versus full laboratory-based polysomnography (PSG).
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 07:00:00 PSTA new study shows that ultrasound enhances delivery of RNA strands into the colon cells of mice with colitis to block production of inflammatory protein.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTA "smart" needle with an embedded camera is helping doctors perform safer brain surgery.