News related to Omniscan (Gadodiamide) and/or conditions it is approved for
Neuroimaging findings generally nondiagnostic in kids with sports-related concussions
Source: Sports Medicine / Fitness News From Medical News Today [2015.06.03]
Researchers from the Canada North Concussion Network in Manitoba examined neuroimaging studies obtained in children and adolescents with sports-related concussions and found that the images appeared...
University of Houston researchers identify less-invasive method for kidney diagnostics
Source: Lupus News From Medical News Today [2015.06.01]
Optical probe would allow diagnosis without kidney biopsy, reducing complicationsUniversity of Houston researchers have identified a new, less-invasive method to provide diagnostic information on...
Heel pain, common and debilitating, often misdiagnosed as plantar fasciitis - use of diagnostic ultrasound leads to more accurate diagnosis
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.05.05]
A new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) finds that a safe and painless ultrasound test can pinpoint the exact cause of heel pain, a common ailment that can be severely...
In Conversation: Ola Landgren on Updated Myeloma Definition
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2015.06.22]
One of the authors of the recently updated criteria for the diagnosis of multiple myeloma discusses how community hematologist/oncologists should use these new diagnostic guidelines.
New taxonomy classifies rare genetic bone disorders by metabolic pathogenesis
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2015.06.18]
IOF Working Group provides comprehensive classification which may be a first step towards the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic pathways for these debilitating but neglected orphan...
Tests to gauge genetic risks for prostate cancer now are feasible
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.06.18]
UCSF-Kaiser Permanente study shows potential for diagnostic blood testMen with an elevated, genetically inherited risk for prostate cancer could be routinely identified with a simple blood or...
Special skills of perception 'could pick out autism at age 9 months'
Source: Autism News From Medical News Today [2015.06.12]
Special abilities of children with autism to search things out visually could offer diagnostic clues earlier on in life for those kids who could on to have developmental problems.
Sleep duration and quality may impact cancer survival rate
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.06.11]
Findings could motivate and empower cancer patients to improve their sleep patternsA new study suggests that pre-diagnostic short sleep duration and frequent snoring were associated with...
New chip makes testing for antibiotic-resistant bacteria faster, easier
Source: MRSA / Drug Resistance News From Medical News Today [2015.05.27]
Researchers at the University of Toronto design diagnostic chip to reduce testing time from days to one hour, allowing doctors to pick the right antibiotic the first timeSchematic of the...
MRI - prostate cancer screening for the future?
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.05.14]
A screening method that combines a traditional PSA test with an MRI detects a significantly greater number of prostate cancer cases and improves diagnostic accuracy.
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.