News related to Ablavar (Gadofosveset) and/or conditions it is approved for
EHR-Based Tools Improved Diagnostic Radiology Use
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines [2015.04.21]
Computerized decision support integrated with electronic health records moderately improved appropriate use of diagnostic radiology and led to small reductions in overall use.
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Use of electronic health records could drive appropriate use of diagnostic radiology
Source: IT / Internet / E-mail News From Medical News Today [2015.04.20]
Computerized clinical decision support integrated with the electronic health record (EHR) can improve appropriate use of diagnostic radiology by a moderate amount and decrease use by a small...
Collaboration develops diagnostic tests for TB disease in cats
Source: Veterinary News From Medical News Today [2015.04.01]
Scottish veterinary diagnostic testing company Biobest Laboratories Ltd, collaborating with veterinary experts at the University of Edinburgh, has developed and improved a diagnostic test that will...
New diagnostic test for bowel diseases
Source: Irritable-Bowel Syndrome News From Medical News Today [2014.03.31]
A novel method for distinguishing different types of bowel disease using the stool samples of patients has been created by a group of researchers in the UK.
New initiative accelerates research on, and improves clinical laboratory tests for, hereditary breast and ovarian cancers caused by BRCA1/BRCA2 genes
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.24]
Quest Diagnostics, the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, and Inserm, the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research institution, have launched BRCA...
The Association for Molecular Pathology compiles current research on liquid biopsy
Source: Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today [2015.04.23]
The Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP), the premier global, non-profit organization serving molecular diagnostic professionals, has published a special article in The Journal of Molecular...
New study suggests ways to avoid catching diseases from pets - It's a matter of finding the right pet for the right family, veterinarian says
Source: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses News From Medical News Today [2015.04.22]
As new medical diagnostics become available, researchers are increasingly discovering situations in which pets can transmit diseases to humans - especially when an owner's immune system is...
Detecting lung cancer at an early stage: "Spectral histopathology" facilitates prognosis regarding tumour aggressiveness
Source: Lung Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.21]
A new diagnostic method, namely spectral histopathology, facilitates marker-free detection of individual subtypes of lung cancers.
CareDx cell-free DNA (cFDNA) biomarker in combination with AlloMap increases accuracy of identification of rejection in heart transplant recipients
Source: Cardiovascular / Cardiology News From Medical News Today [2015.04.20]
CareDx, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company focused on the development and commercialization of clinically differentiated, high value, non-invasive surveillance solutions for transplant...
Total annual hospital costs could be reduced by rapid candidemia identification
Source: Blood / Hematology News From Medical News Today [2015.04.12]
A new study describes a model that estimates the economic consequences of using the T2Candida® Panel (a novel diagnostic product that provides Candida detection) as an adjunct to the current...
New biosensing platform could quickly and accurately diagnose disease and monitor treatment remotely
Source: HIV / AIDS News From Medical News Today [2015.04.08]
In much the same way that glucometers and pregnancy tests have revolutionized in-home diagnostic testing, researchers from Florida Atlantic University and collaborators have identified a new...
Singapore identifies mutations that may enable earlier diagnosis of colorectal cancer recurrence
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.27]
The findings will be used to develop diagnostic kits for individual patients with colorectal cancer to detect future liver metastasisA multi-disciplinary team of doctors and scientists from...
Dogs could be 'noninvasive, inexpensive' diagnosis aids for thyroid cancer
Source: Ear, Nose and Throat News From Medical News Today [2015.03.09]
Canine scent detection may be a noninvasive, inexpensive diagnostic technique for thyroid cancer, a new study claims, after a dog was able to detect the disease in human urine.
Scientists at Mainz University identify a new population of regulatory T-cells
Source: Allergy News From Medical News Today [2015.02.11]
Discovery improves understanding of the cause of allergic asthma and may serve as an early diagnostic markerWhen the mucosal surfaces in the lungs of healthy people come into contact with...
Potential cause of preeclampsia may share links with disorders such as Alzheimer's
Source: CJD / vCJD / Mad Cow Disease News From Medical News Today [2014.07.19]
New research has identified a potential cause of and a better diagnostic method for preeclampsia, one of the most deadly and poorly understood pregnancy-related conditions in the world.