News related to Optimark (Gadoversetamide) and/or conditions it is approved for
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 tool for valley fever, spread by desert dust
Source: Respiratory / Asthma News From Medical News Today [2014.07.24]
On July 5, 2011, a massive wall of dust, ("haboob," in Arabic), blanketed Phoenix, Arizona, creating an awesome spectacle, (or stubborn nuisance, depending on your perspective).
Diagnostic imaging tests by GPs in Australia almost double in ten years
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2014.07.24]
A 45 per cent rise in diagnostic imaging tests ordered by Australian GPs is being driven by increasing GP visits, a rising number of problems managed at consultations and a higher likelihood that GPs...
First diagnostic criteria for Christianson syndrome
Source: Autism News From Medical News Today [2014.07.23]
A new study provides the most definitive characterization of the autism-like intellectual disability disorder Christianson syndrome and provides the first diagnostic criteria to help doctors 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.
Use of CT scans for diagnosis of pediatric appendicitis reduced by algorithm
Source: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today [2014.08.05]
Implementation of an algorithm aimed to diagnose pediatric patients with suspected appendicitis reduces the utilization of computed tomography (CT) scans, without affecting diagnostic accuracy, Mayo...
Gluteal Pain, Erythematous Lesion: What's the Diagnosis?
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology [2014.08.05]
(MedPage Today) -- Take some of our quizzes to see how your diagnostic skills measure up to those of our other readers.
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.
Predicting aggressiveness of oral cancer
Source: Dentistry News From Medical News Today [2014.07.01]
Studying mouth cancer in mice, researchers have found a way to predict the aggressiveness of similar tumors in people, an early step toward a diagnostic test that could guide treatment, according to...
Resistance to antibiotics: new rapid diagnosis
Source: MRSA / Drug Resistance News From Medical News Today [2014.06.30]
A rapid diagnostic test for multi-resistance to broad-spectrum antibiotics has just been developed at the University of Fribourg.
FDA allows marketing of four "next generation" gene sequencing devices
Source: Cystic Fibrosis News From Medical News Today [2013.11.25]
Today (November 19th, 2013) the U.S. Food and Drug Administration allowed marketing of four diagnostic devices that can be used for high throughput gene sequencing, often referred to as "next...