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MRI finds breast cancer before it becomes dangerous

...etic resonance imaging (MRI) is substantially more accurate than mammography in diagnosing very early stages of breast cancer . Up to now MRI was thought to be hardly suited for the detection of such 'ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) . Researchers at the University of Bonn have now come to a completely differe...

Even older women at high risk have little interest in being tested for HIV, study finds

...men had a low perceived risk, which was not always accurate based on their histories. A third of all the women who were not interested in HIV testing reported lifetime risk factors for the disease, but we found that they tended to point to those people when talking about the danger of HIV rather than at thems...

Theory of facial aging gets a facelift from UT Southwestern researchers

... fat is compartmentalized will allow us to be very accurate and precise in how we approach facial rejuvenation, Dr. Pessa said. This gives us an algorithm, or scientific approach, to help ascertain what areas of the face may need extra fat to combat the aging process. It also is a major breakthrough in facial...

Novel candidate biomarker for heart failure also strongly predicts risk of death

...and a combination of both biomarkers gave the most accurate prediction for all study participants We have confirmed the potential importance of ST2 to predict risk. What we dont have now is information on how ST2 changes after adequate heart failure treatment and what that tells us about patients response t...

European heat waves double in length since 1880

The most accurate measures of European daily temperatures ever indicate that the length of heat waves on the continent has doubled and the frequency of extremely hot days has nearly tripled in the past century. The new data shows that many previous assessments of dail...

Method shows promise for early detection of pancreatic cancer

... exciting work offers the prospect of providing an accurate and practical means for screening this lethal malignancy....

Mapping mountains from space with GOCE

... to highlight the importance of geodesy and how an accurate model of the geoid from ESA's GOCE mission will le...an Circulation Explorer) will provide an extremely accurate and unique picture of the Earth's gravity field and geoid. The geoid which is defined by the Earth'...

HealthGrades study: Bariatric surgery patients have fewer complications at high-volume hospitals

...erformed in the years 2003, 2004 and 2005. To make accurate and valid comparisons of clinical outcomes at different hospitals with different patient characteristics, HealthGrades risk adjusted the data using multivariate logistic regression-based ratings to account for age, gender and underlying medical condi...

U of M researchers discover new method to combat HIV

...cocktail drug approach. The new approach proven accurate in lab tests merges the features of two antiviral agents into one drug, achieving the same effect as when two or more drugs are taken separately. The cocktail approach most commonly prescribed to HIV-infected patients is expensive and high in toxici...

ESA's Earth Explorer gravity satellite on show

...ellite-to-Satellite Tracking Instrument to provide accurate three-dimensional positioning of the satellite along its orbit. Once delivered to ESTEC in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, the spacecraft and gradiometer will undergo the final integration and environmental testing programme to make sure everything is...

New heart disease risk score will help minimize health inequalities

... predicting the risk of heart disease gives a more accurate measure of how many UK adults are at risk of devel... study. They found that the QRISK score was more accurate than either Framingham or ASSIGN. In patients aged 35-74, Framingham over-predicted cardiovascular d...

UT study reveals inaccuracies in cardiac PET-CT imaging, finds fixes

...lve problems with the software to produce the most accurate results. For patients who have recently had a PET-CT and been diagnosed with coronary artery disease, Gould recommends they seek a second opinion and request review of their PET-CT scans for these errors in matching the PET and CT images. Altern...

Rising skin cancer rates are more likely to affect wealthy people, says 12-year review

...h patient numbers and sample numbers to provide an accurate picture of cancer levels says co-author Dr Susannah Hoey from the Dermatology Department at the Royal Victoria Hospital, part of theBelfast Health and Social Care Trust. The three skin cancers we looked at all increased with age, with the exceptio...

Dartmouth's alternative breast imaging techniques sort abnormal from normal tissue

...ctromagnetic imaging modalities appeared even more accurate when all are used in concert. EIS: This painless test uses a very low voltage electrode system to examine how the breast tissue conducts and stores electricity. Living cell membranes carry an electric potential that affect the way a current flows, ...

Men worry more about penile size than women, says 60-year-old research review

...ful to normalise the situation and provide as much accurate information as possible, as many men either lack any information or have been misinformed. This extensive review aims to provide clinicians with an overarching summary of the many research projects that have been carried out into penile size and sm...

Dynamic sonography accurate in diagnosing muscle tears

...nage under ultrasound image guidance which is more accurate and scientific," he said. The full results of the study were presented on Monday, May 7, 2007 during the American Roentgen Ray Societys annual meeting in Orlando, FL....

Advances in screening and markers improve early detection of colorectal cancer

...r miss rate, establishing a new benchmark for more accurate screening and detection," said Roy Soetikno, M.D., of Stanford University in Stanford, Calif., and senior author of the study. "Our study reaffirms the role of colonoscopy as the gold standard method to screen for colorectal cancer." Dr. Soetikno ...

WFU to host international conference of physicists

...otes. The enhanced capabilities mean safer, more accurate PET and CAT scans to diagnose medical treatment, more precise mapping of potential oil and natural gas deposits and improved security at airports and seaports. At the conference, there will be 59 oral presentations in plenary sessions, including 12...

New Mayo Clinic MRI technology enables noninvasive liver diagnoses

...w imaging technique invented at Mayo Clinic, is an accurate tool for non-invasive diagnosis of liver diseases....ts to study whether MRE could provide reliable and accurate diagnoses in patients with varying degrees of liver disease. One study involved MRE examinations ...

Article outlines current recommendations for treating malaria in the US

... fever based on the travel history, and prompt and accurate diagnosis and treatment. Chloroquine remains the treatment of choice for Plasmodium falciparum acquired in areas without chloroquine-resistant strains. In areas with chloroquine resistance, a combination of atovaquone and proguanil or quinine plus te...

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