News related to Omniscan (Gadodiamide) and/or conditions it is approved for
Technique for cardiovascular diagnostics shows promise
Source: Cardiovascular / Cardiology News From Medical News Today [2014.12.10]
A new technique developed at Sweden's KTH Royal Institute of Technology shows promise for early diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease.
No electricity needed: low-cost sophisticated HIV diagnostic for remote areas
Source: HIV / AIDS News From Medical News Today [2014.12.04]
Diagnosing HIV and other infectious diseases presents unique challenges in remote locations that lack electric power, refrigeration, and appropriately trained health care staff.
New diagnostic test for ADHD tracks involuntary eye movements
Source: ADHD News From Medical News Today [2014.08.16]
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed - and misdiagnosed - behavioral disorder in children in America, according to the Centers for Disease Control and...
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.
FDA grants CLIA waiver for Alere Determine HIV-1/2 Ag/Ab Combo Test
Source: HIV / AIDS News From Medical News Today [2014.12.12]
Alere Inc., a global leader in rapid diagnostic tests, has announced that the U.S.
Abbott's pioneering, infectious disease testing platform, IRIDICA, now available in Europe
Source: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses News From Medical News Today [2014.12.12]
Abbott has announced its innovative diagnostic platform, known as IRIDICA, is now available in Europe and other CE-Mark recognized countries.
Understanding Inattention: Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines [2014.12.11]
Derick Vergne explores the phenomenon of inattention -- its relationship with neural circuitry and other psychiatric conditions, and the associated diagnostic and treatment challenges.
Timing of test, surgery, insurance examined in sleep-disordered-breathing cases
Source: Health Insurance / Medical Insurance News From Medical News Today [2014.12.11]
Children with public insurance waited longer after initial evaluation for sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) to undergo polysomnography (PSG, the gold standard diagnostic test) and also waited longer...
Cancer Diagnosis Delays 'Not Due to Poor Clinical Care'
Source: Medscape Today Headlines [2014.12.10]
Delays in diagnosing patients with suspected cancer may reflect diagnostic difficulties and the heterogeneity of cancer, not just poor clinical performance.
Medscape Medical News
Cooling techniques developed, with the help of songbirds, to safely map the human brain
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.11.20]
A new diagnostic technique -- resulting from monitoring thousands of courtship calls from songbirds -- can be used to safely map the human brain during complex neurosurgery, according to research...
Colon cancer screening follow-up assisted by nurse navigators
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.11.12]
Group Health patients with a positive screening test for colon cancer (a stool test or sigmoidoscopy) tended to be more likely to get the recommended follow-up test, a diagnostic colonoscopy, if...
Chronic fatigue: structural abnormalities found in brains of patients
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2014.10.29]
CFS is difficult to diagnose in the absence of current diagnostic tests or biomarkers. Now, researchers have uncovered brain differences that could play a role in diagnosis.
Guideline offers direction in genetic testing for certain types of muscular dystrophy
Source: Muscular Dystrophy / ALS News From Medical News Today [2014.10.15]
A new guideline from the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) recommends guidance on how doctors should evaluate...
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.