News related to Magnevist (Gadopentetate) and/or conditions it is approved for
Dynamic Re-analysis in Diagnostic Whole Exome Sequencing
Source: Medscape Pathology & Lab Medicine Headlines [2017.03.22]
In this commentary, the authors highlight the need for a multifaceted approach to re-analysis of initial results of whole exome sequencing, given the constantly evolving nature of the technology.
Journal of Medical Genetics
Advances in Companion Diagnostics and Precision Medicine Congress,25-26 April 2017, London
Source: Conferences News From Medical News Today [2017.03.15]
With only a few weeks to go Oxford Global are proud to bring to you the final agenda for the Advances in Companion Diagnostics and co-located Precision Medicine Congress to be held on the 25-26...
Diagnostic Mammograms Find More Cancers, and More False-Positives
Source: MedicineNet Mammogram Specialty [2017.02.28]
Title: Diagnostic Mammograms Find More Cancers, and More False-Positives
Category: Health News
Created: 2/28/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/28/2017 12:00:00 AM
Advances in Companion Diagnostics Congress - Pre-Congress Live Webinars: Register For Free
Source: Conferences News From Medical News Today [2017.02.10]
Pre-Congress Live Webinars: Register For Free 'Challenges in Developing Companion Diagnostics for Cancer and Immunology'Tuesday 14th February - 3.00 pm GMTCan't make the date?
Flexible future of point-of-care disease diagnostic
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2015.07.29]
The world-wide deployment of biomedical devices for health monitoring, point-of-care diagnostics and environmental sensing is hampered by their high cost that is not readily affordable for e.g.
Salivary Cortisol and Cortisone in Adrenal Insufficiency
Source: Medscape Pathology & Lab Medicine Headlines [2017.03.24]
Find out more about the diagnostic roles of salivary cortisol and cortisone levels in adrenal insufficiency.
Journal of the Endocrine Society
Global rise of multidrug resistant tuberculosis threatens to derail decades of progress
Source: Respiratory / Asthma News From Medical News Today [2017.03.24]
New antibiotics are becoming available for the first time but without accurate diagnostics, clear treatment guidelines, and improved control efforts, their effectiveness could be rapidly lost...
'Transformative' Tool for Pancreatic Cysts, Cancer?
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines [2017.03.20]
Abdominal scans in the US are finding increasing numbers of cysts, some of which are precancerous or cancerous. Current diagnostic tests are poor at distinguishing, but new technology looks promising.
Medscape Medical News
Light scattering spectroscopy helps doctors identify early pancreatic cancer
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2017.03.15]
Pancreatic cancer has the lowest survival rate among all major cancers, largely because physicians lack diagnostic tools to detect the disease in its early, treatable stages.
Mammography trends show improved cancer detection, more biopsies
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.03.02]
The shift from film to digital technology appears to have improved cancer detection rates for diagnostic mammography, but also has increased the abnormal interpretation rate, which may lead to more...
Nasal swab could help diagnose lung cancer
Source: Ear, Nose and Throat News From Medical News Today [2017.02.27]
A team of researchers has identified a genomic biomarker for lung cancer in the nasal pathway. This could lead to less invasive diagnostic procedures.
Stereotactic Breast Biopsy: What Happens, Results, and Outlook
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2016.11.17]
Learn about stereotactic breast biopsies, their benefits, and what they are used for. This article describes what to expect with this diagnostic procedure.
New non-invasive assay may improve surveillance of heart and other solid-organ transplants
Source: Transplants / Organ Donations News From Medical News Today [2016.10.12]
Targeted, next-generation sequencing assay detects rejection by measuring donor-derived cell-free DNA levels in recipient's plasma, reports The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics.
Breath test may help diagnose irritable bowel syndrome
Source: Irritable Bowel Syndrome News From Medical News Today [2016.05.11]
There is currently no specific diagnostic test for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), but now researchers have identified a combination of 16 different substances in the breath that, when measured...
New assay offers improved detection of deadly prion diseases
Source: CJD / vCJD / Mad Cow Disease News From Medical News Today [2016.04.11]
Timed amyloid seeding assay achieves or surpasses sensitivity of currently available tests for transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, according to a report in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics.
Study shows test aids physicians in Tamoxifen drug monitoring, including non-compliance due to side effects
Source: Compliance News From Medical News Today [2015.12.15]
A study from Quest Diagnostics medical experts shows how a lab-developed test could help assess levels of several tamoxifen drug metabolites in a blood specimen.