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Reducing radiation dose for paediatric CT
25 October, 2016
Radiation dose, always a concern in CT, is particularly risky for...
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Fluorescent dyes 'light up' brain cancer cells
Tuesday, February 03, 2015 by New fluorescent dyes attracted to cancer cells may revolutionise the way in which brain tumours are diagnosed and treated. Agents known as CLR1501 and CLR1502 have been shown to able...

NICE unveils guidelines to improve asthma diagnosis accuracy
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 by A draft guideline released by NICE suggests spirometry should be used as ‘the first-line investigation’ for diagnosing asthma in adults over 16 and children over 5 years old.More...

First liquid-biopsy lung cancer companion diagnostic registered
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 by The CE-IVD marking of a new liquid biopsy-based companion diagnostic, that has demonstrated clinical utility for guiding treatment decisions in patients with solid tumours, has...

New nanoparticles perform MRI and fluorescent imaging
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 by IT chemists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the US have developed new nanoparticles that can simultaneously perform magnetic resonance imaging and fluorescent imaging...

Lasers and sound waves offer skin cancer breakthrough
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 by A handheld device that that may change the way doctors treat and diagnose melanoma is ready for clinical trials. Researchers from Washington University in St Louis have been able...

DNA analysis tool speeds up cancer diagnosis
Wednesday, August 06, 2014 by A newly developed nanoscale imaging tool will enable researchers examine large genomes at single-molecule resolutions in order to detect traces of cancer and other diseases.

Nanoparticle boost for cancer diagnosis
Friday, August 01, 2014 by Self-assembling nanoparticles developed by researchers at Imperial College London could help doctors diagnose cancer earlier. A special protein coating increases the effectiveness...

Anti-cancer drug tracks its own success in tackling tumours
Friday, August 01, 2014 by Asian scientists have developed an anti-cancer drug able to demonstrate its own efficacy.A team led by Bin Liu from the A*STAR Institute of Materials Research and Engineering...

Sight and smell test hope for early Alzheimer’s detection
Friday, August 01, 2014 by Changes in the way the eyes and nose work might indicate the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, according to the results of four trials published in July. Decreased ability to identify...

Noninvasive imaging analysis promises better cancer patient care
Friday, July 04, 2014 by Lung cancer patients could receive more precise treatment, and their progress could be better tracked, using new non-invasive medical imaging analysis techniques, according to a...

MRI-guided laser procedure may offer alternative to epilepsy surgery
Tuesday, June 03, 2014 by A minimally invasive laser procedure performed under MRI guidance could provide an effective alternative to surgery for patients with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE) that can't...

US research reveals potential of protein nanoprobes
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 by Researchers at the US Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have discovered surprising new rules for creating ultra-bright light-emitting...

Rapid detection for eye diseases
Monday, February 24, 2014 by Scanning the patient's retina in seconds, a new ophthalmic-screening instrument could assist physicians in the diagnosis of glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration.

US task force highlights benefits of BRCA testing
Friday, February 21, 2014 by The US Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) has published a statement indicating that breast cancer antigen (BRCA) testing is beneficial for high-risk women.

Better allergy detection from Siemens
Thursday, January 02, 2014 by Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics has announced improvements to its allergy-detecting systems, IMMULITE 2000 and IMMULITE 2000 XPi.

Urine test could detect blood clots
Thursday, January 02, 2014 by In October 2013, a study in the journal ACS Nano revealed that a simple urine test could detect dangerous blood clots.

The jury’s out on new TB test
Thursday, January 02, 2014 by There is a new diagnostic test for tuberculosis, but, while it's faster and more accurate than older methods, it may not make any difference to treatment outcomes, according to an...

New test for detecting BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations
Monday, November 11, 2013 by A new test has been developed for detecting mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes that are associated with breast cancer.

Growth in Chinese ultrasound market
Friday, November 08, 2013 by China's ultrasound market is predicted to surge more than 60% within the next five years, according to a market report released in September 2013. Equipment revenue is forecast to...

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