Tag: "diagnostic" at biology news
LSU researchers find cause of respiratory diseases in cattle
...is team have developed new techniques and specific diagnostic
tests that detect viral infections in cattle. His research has also defined the components of the respiratory coronavirus, a process that is necessary to produce an effective vaccine....
Researchers find first gene that increases risk of Crohn's disease
...ation." Several patent applications involving the diagnostic
and therapeutic uses of the discovery have been filed by the the two universities....
Gene chips accurately diagnose four complex childhood cancers
...to make a highly accurate diagnosis. Using typical diagnostic
technologies, the four types of childhood tumors u...ancer, and used their gene expression patterns for diagnostic
classification," Meltzer says. The data form a complex pattern of signal intensities that represent ...
Common genetic mutation linked to uterine cancer
...ples of uterine tissue and divided them into three diagnostic
categories; normal (proliferative), persistent pro...n proliferative, persistent proliferative, and EIN diagnostic
categories respectively, with loss of PTEN function increasing with age. "We were stunned to find...
Joint research project to improve butterfly identification system
...e correct butterfly species," he said, noting that diagnostic
traits and photographs appear online for verification. Mary Lokhaiser, a doctoral student in the UI department of natural resources and environmental sciences, built the interactive butterfly identification key. Using a standard field guide to butte...
Women's health on wheels
... they need additional tests or procedures, such as diagnostic
mammography or breast biopsies, while they are still at the center, helping ensure they receive prompt, effective follow-up care. Another advantage of digital mammography is that it can reduce patient call-backs, an important consideration in remo...
The world's most powerful NMR spectrometer
...lar and structural biology." NMR spectroscopy is a diagnostic
tool for chemistry and biology; additionally, it forms the basis for the technique of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in medicine. In a research context, NMR provides atomic coordinates of a wide range of biologically important molecules in solutio...
Researchers identify gene for rare form of leukemia that strikes infants
...that strikes infants, as well as the corresponding diagnostic
test. This research is reported in the July issue ...ome of this research is a simpler and more precise diagnostic
test. In the longer-term, we hope that this research at the molecular level will lead to improved tr...
Genetic mutation may be key to onset of deadly skin cancer
...that trigger skin cancers and could serve as early diagnostic
markers for the disease. The researchers say that,...tage.trigger skin cancers and could serve as early diagnostic
markers for the disease. Telling the difference between precancerous moles and early-stage melanoma ...
The biological and toxin weapons convention an analysis
...ng microbes that can not be detected using current diagnostic
tests. The authors recognise the importance of an international prohibition regime, which they believe could be strengthened by sharing information on the peaceful use of biomedical technologies. This kind of international cooperation may encourage d...
U-M scientists reveal prostate cancer's molecular fingerprint. Study links proteins to patient prognosis.
... says Rubin. "This approach could give us many new diagnostic
tests within three to five years. Eventually, it could lead to a diagnostic
kit physicians could use to determine the best treatment and prognosis for their patients with prost...
NU scientist finds answers in Antarctic icefish
...into new treatments for blood-related diseases and diagnostic
probes for blood disease identification. Major th...d we are anxious to evaluate their therapeutic and diagnostic
potential," Detrich said. Eventually, Detrichs winter sojourns to the dark, cold, windy, and snowy...
Cancer-detecting microchip - a micromachined cantilever - is sensitive assay for prostate cancer and potentially other diseases, researchers report
...size of a hair - is sensitive enough to serve as a diagnostic
assay for the protein markers characteristic of prostate cancer, a team of scientists report this week in the journal Nature Biotechnology. These protein markers, called PSA for prostate-specific antigen, are found at elevated levels in the blood of...
New study to compare digital, film mammography in massive $26.5 million effort to save womens lives
...and so we know more about it than almost any other diagnostic
technique in medicine, said principal investigator Dr. Etta D. Pisano of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. What we have is a well-proven technology and one that is in its infancy and not as well studied yet so we have to be very carefu...
New Knox company has big plans for ORNL technology
... to revolutionize the drug discovery, genomics and diagnostic
marketplaces. "What makes these technologies so impressive is a combination of small size, low power requirements and decreased costs," Witkowski said. QGENICS, which employs six, signed a one-year option agreement with the Department of Energys ORNL...
UGA researcher unlocks links between complex carbohydrates and spread of cancer
...achieved with a simple injection. There are also diagnostic
possibilities for Pierce's research. Diagnosing a specific malignancy could become as simple as screening a bloodsample. "Cancer biotechnology is now starting to yield promise," Pierce said. "The key to curing cancer still will be early detection an...
Study using human fetal tissue transplants suggests potential for spinal cord repair
...n and others, is to establish a more comprehensive diagnostic
protocol, ranging from neurophysiological tests that monitor subclinical function to standardized questionnaires that measure patients' quality of life. "We didn't set out to find a cure," said Dr. Douglas K. Anderson, a co-author of the paper. "We ...
Computers to help doctors identify rare diseases
...es spread from animals to humans present difficult diagnostic
challenges because they are so rare in people," Ca...rved. "That's when I got the idea that a computer diagnostic
database might be helpful in pinpointing the identity of such diseases." Carter and fellow Texas A&M...
UB biophysicists discover high-speed motility in cells in response to voltage changes
...ng these sounds may eventually serve as a clinical diagnostic
tool, much like electroenchephalograms, or EEGs, are used to look for regions of abnormal activity in the brain....
Virtual lung models every breath you take - and its impact
...magnetic resonance images similar to those used in diagnostic
medicine - but characterized by much higher spatial resolution. With the NMR technology, laboratory scientists captured images of a rats upper respiratory tract and lungs in unprecedented detail. Then, a semi-automated software package called NWG...
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