Tag: "detection" at medical news
Proteome Systems signs agreement with Prince Henry's Institute for Ovarian Cancer Diagnostic Test
...ll recovery. Currently, there is no test for early detection
of ovarian cancer. PXL has patented several protein and carbohydrate candidate markers for the development of an ovarian cancer diagnostic test. Melbourne-based PHIMR has previously developed a test to detect ovarian cancer in post-menopausal woman...
Elevated blood levels of a protein are linked to asbestos-induced cancers
...s outreach programs to find people at risk. "Early detection
may find patients before they suffer the ravages o...ht to use molecular biology tools to find an early detection
method, as well as to guide appropriate therapy, for the disease. The discovery of osteopontin in me...
Therapeutic vaccine for ovarian cancer in clinical trials
...extension of the trial length. Cancer cells evade detection
by the immune system as the proteins on the cell surface are seen to be 'self proteins'. Prima's technology involves re-educating the immune system to recognise cancer cells as intruders. The treatment being trialled is designed to boost the immune ...
4D ecography for the diagnosis of prenatal cardiopathy
... of these pathologies. Apart from facilitating the detection
of more lesions, this system enables a refining of the diagnosis and provides guidelines for early treatment. Another application for the 7system being studied involves foetal movements. The Department of Gynaecology is working in conjunction with th...
Breath test offers hope for early detection of lung-bacteria growth in cystic fibrosis
...ed amount of bacterial growth in the lungs. "Early detection
and antibiotic therapy has been promoted as a mean...forms into treatment-resistant variants, and early detection
is seen as key for aggressive antibiotic treatments to delay its growth. In the study, graduate stud...
UQ study gives young Australians with disabilities a healthy start
...eases in immunisations, a six-fold increase in the detection
of vision impairment and a massive 30-fold increase in hearing testing. The Ask Diary also resulted in improved health outcomes in areas including relationships with GPs and increased health screening. Dr Lennox found that 61percent of people with I...
World leaders in cancer research to meet in Liverpool
...l's Cancer Research Centre, to discuss lung cancer detection
methods, treatments and new findings. Researcher...is internationally recognised in early lung cancer detection
research and so it is important that we continue to collaborate and meet with other experts to recom...
Public forum on breast cancer issues 'call to action'
...es. The prevailing theme of the program was "early detection
provides patient options" and was convened to address critical issues in breast cancer research, detection
and diagnosis. The meeting served as a "call to action" for increased collaboration between the medi...
Sandia researchers determine that common anthrax sampling methods need improvement
...lso showed that each collection method has its own detection
limit. Through the swabbing technique, 125 spores must be present on the surface to obtain a positive culture. Five hundred spores must exist before a positive culture is observed in both the wiping and vacuuming methods. The current EPA clean-up cri...
Purdue's gold nanorods brighten future for medical imaging
...lop an advanced medical imaging tool for the early detection
of cancer, said Ji-Xin Cheng (pronounced Gee-Shin), an assistant professor of biomedical engineering.The gold rods are about 20 nanometers wide and 60 nanometers long, or roughly 200 times smaller than a red blood cell. Gold nanorods represent a poss...
Measuring certain enzyme activity in urine shows promise for detection of bladder cancer
... (telomerase activity) in urine appears useful for detection
of bladder cancer in men, according to a study in ... reliable, and simple test to increase the rate of detection
of bladder cancer. Among the markers investigated for this purpose has been telomerase (a certain en...
Decline in breast cancer deaths explained by use of screening and adjuvant therapies
HOUSTON - Early detection
through screening mammography and improved adjuvant treatment have contributed almost equally to the substantial decrease in breast cancer death rates over the past 10 to 15 years, researchers conclude in an unprecedented effort to parse out the fact...
CHEST 2005 abstract highlights
... years old, undergo spirometry screening for early detection
of COPD. *Group Learning Improves Knowledge of End-of-Life Care (Convention Center, Room 515C, Tuesday, November 1, 2005, 12:30 PM -2:00 PM) In a study of Canadian medical and residency students at the University of Alberta (AB, Canada), 100 perc...
Infectious disease doctors respond to President Bush's strategy on pandemic influenza
...Disease Control and Prevention, including epidemic detection
and response a discussion of how to measure progress and accountability in implementing the plan Preparing for pandemic flu is like preparing for a professional football game. You need a sophisticated and well-thought-out playbook. You need good, st...
The 2nd WADA Symposium On Gene Doping
...ent status of research in the field of gene-doping detection
will be presented at an international symposium to be held at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden on 45 December 2005. Two press conferences will be held in connection with the symposium (see below), which will be attended by the world's leadi...
Five questions that need to be addressed at international flu meeting
...mit. 1) How to improve containment in birds? Early detection
of new clusters of disease among birds is crucial. Poultry farming can be targeted by mass culling but such farming is an economic necessity in many low-to-middle income countries. 2) How to improve surveillance and reporting? There is currently no r...
Penn researchers utilize MRI for early diagnosis of schizophrenia
...lue for this new diagnostic tool will be for early detection
before clinical manifestation of the disease. For this, we will need to examine teenagers at risk." Schizophrenia commonly presents in late adolescence or early adulthood thereby disrupting normal development and attainment of education and achieving...
RNA splicing occurs in nerve-cell dendrites
...nologies developed in their lab, which permits the detection
and quantification of RNA splicing as well as the translated protein in single isolated dendrites. "In addition to showing that mRNA splicing occurs in dendrites in which we added mRNA, we also detected the resulting protein," notes Eberwine. "Since ...
Aspirin & similar drugs may cut risk of esophageal cancer in people with Barrett's esophagus
...ematic, multidisciplinary approach to early cancer detection
can boost the five-year survival rate for esophageal cancer from about 10 percent to more than 80 percent. Other promising research findings from the Seattle team all of which require additional research suggest that reducing overweight and quittin...
Cancer survivors require distinct care
...evelop cancer in their lifetimes. Advances in the detection
and treatment of cancer, combined with an aging population, mean greater numbers of cancer survivors in the near future, the report notes. Despite the increase in survivors, however, primary care physicians and other health care providers often are ...
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