Tag: "kits" at medical news
Syphilis screening, lithium fights neurodegeneration, monoclonal antibodies against avian flu
...n) immediately. Even though the cost of rapid test kits
is higher than for older tests, the researchers found that better outcomes in fetal health and survival would make rapid testing more cost-effective, especially in areas where it is difficult for women to return to the clinic. Rapid testing was also ...
Routine HIV screening in the ED is cost effective and well liked by patients
...g a preliminary positive result. Rapid screening kits
were provided free of charge by the DC Department of Health and researchers were enlisted to conduct the clinical activities. As such, this effort would not be sustainable over time, but the author will suggest some models for ongoing program impleme...
Consumer nail gun injuries spike
...il guns with a sequential-trip trigger or purchase kits
to convert their current nail gun triggers to the ...al-trip trigger and the availability of conversion kits
at home improvement centers will hopefully go a long way toward reducing injuries," Lipscomb said....
National research network launched to seek better treatments for brain injury, stroke and seizures
...rrive at the hospital. Paramedics will use special kits
that will contain an active form of only one medication. Specifically, the study will test a muscle injection of one drug against the more common treatment, an intravenous dose of another drug. Because IVs can be hard to start quickly in patients ...
Radon testing as a campus community service
...r factors," he says. While the long-term testing kits
were more expensive, he says they're worth it. "...cipants for Mohaupt to get better discounts on the kits
with vendors. "If only we had 10 participants it would be abysmal, if we had 30 it would be succes...
Clinical trial Buddy Program among innovative support offerings from the Colon Cancer Alliance
... United States. The Alliance also will make press kits
available via their Web site for local groups or individuals wishing to promote National Colorectal Awareness Month....
Doctors pioneer new area of cruelty free product development
...-fat vegan diet on diabetes. The only insulin test kits
on the market at the time used two cruelly derived animal ingredients--fetal calf serum, a slaughterhouse byproduct that can harbor bacteria and viruses, and cells incubated in the abdomens of live mice, a painful procedure banned in several European...
Computers can teach patients about screening for cancer
...g by chance. Rates for successfully completing the kits
were 62 percent in the computer group and 63 percent in the nurse-education group. Several prior studies have demonstrated that computer-assisted instruction can increase knowledge this was one of the first to examine whether it can affect screeni...
Johns Hopkins study shows home test kits highly effective against sexually transmitted diseases
...articipants. "Our results confirm that home test kits
ordered via the Internet provided young women with...t to show that online access to self-sampling test kits
for Chlamydia is an effective way to address the spread, detection and treatment of the disease. Th...
Nanotechnology's miniature answers to developing world's biggest problems
...tum dots). These inexpensive, hand-held diagnostic kits
detect the presence of several pathogens at once and could be used for wide-range screening in small peripheral clinics. Meanwhile, nanotechnology applications are in development that would greatly enhance medical imaging. Rounding out the top 10: ...