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Novel strategy to hit 'reset button' for disease-causing genetic duplications
Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School have developed a strategy for editing and repairing a particular type of genetic mutation associated with...
New tool gauges rural, older adults' knowledge of Alzheimer's disease
Many older adults live in ethnically diverse rural settings where they face a higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease (AD) but often delayed diagnosis of the condition due to...
Electronic tool has potential to improve asthma care, study finds
A new electronic decision support tool for managing asthma has the potential to improve the quality of asthma care in primary care settings, as the result of a new study led by...
Significant improvement in breast cancer survival rates over past three decades
Recent estimates from the US indicate that since 1989, hundreds of thousands of women's lives have been saved by mammography and improvements in breast cancer treatment
Obesity-related cancers rising in young adults in the US
New study finds that cancer rates are increasing, and are related to obesity in younger adults in the US.
Blood test detects Alzheimer's damage before symptoms
A simple blood test reliably detects signs of brain damage in people on the path to developing Alzheimer's disease - even before they show signs of confusion and memory loss
Tim Kelsey to say farewell to NHS technology community at EHI Live 2015
Departing NHS England patient and information director to deliver swansong speech at UK’s largest digital health show.
NICE unveils guidelines to improve asthma diagnosis accuracy
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
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...
Nanoparticle boost for cancer diagnosis
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
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...
Noninvasive imaging analysis promises better cancer patient care
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...
NHS trust to deploy EPR system in developing countries
An open source electronic patient record system developed at Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in the UK is to be deployed across 40 sites in developing Commonwealth countries.
Rapid detection for eye diseases
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
The US Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) has published a statement indicating that breast cancer antigen (BRCA) testing is beneficial for high-risk women.
New MRI scan for blood cancer
A new type of MRI scan could present hope for myeloma sufferers, a recent study has found.
New way to cut radiation exposure in children who require repeat CT scans
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center in Baltimore have found a way to minimise radiation exposure in children who require repeat CT scans, it was announced in October...
ZOLL to exhibit advanced resuscitation devices at ENA
ZOLL Medical Corporation's portfolio of advanced resuscitation and data management solutions and temperature management systems will be on display at the 2013 Emergency Nurses...