News related to Optimark (Gadoversetamide) and/or conditions it is approved for
Make No Mistake! A Strategic Plan for Diagnostic Error
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Headlines [2016.02.10]
The patient safety movement must take a giant leap into primary care and ambulatory settings if the rate of diagnostic error is to be lowered.
Medscape Family Medicine
New Diagnostic Test for Parkinson's?
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2016.02.08]
Biopsy of the submandibular gland may help identify Lewy-type synucleinopathy in patients with PD, a new study shows.
Medscape Medical News
New online diagnostic support tool set to transform children's health, UK
Source: IT / Internet / E-mail News From Medical News Today [2016.01.12]
Paediatric Care Online, hosted by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, may reduce child deaths by ensuring children receive the best possible treatment before they become too unwell...
Most Americans Will Experience At Least 1 Diagnostic Error: Report
Source: MedicineNet Healthy Living Specialty [2015.09.23]
Title: Most Americans Will Experience At Least 1 Diagnostic Error: Report
Category: Health News
Created: 9/22/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
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.
Fetal Autopsy Report Strengthens Zika-Microcephaly Link
Source: Medscape Pathology & Lab Medicine Headlines [2016.02.12]
An aborted fetus had brain development 4 SD below average and calcifications in the central nervous system. Editorialists call for rapid distribution of quicker and more accurate diagnostic tests.
Medscape Medical News
New milestone for device that can 'smell' prostate cancer
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2016.02.12]
A research team from the University of Liverpool has reached an important milestone towards creating a urine diagnostic test for prostate cancer that could mean that invasive diagnostic procedures...
Do asthma and COPD truly exist?
Source: Respiratory / Asthma News From Medical News Today [2016.02.01]
Defining a patient's symptoms using the historical diagnostic labels of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an outdated approach to understanding an individual's condition...
Societies release recommendations for diagnosing chest pain in the emergency department
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2016.01.25]
New document outlines appropriate use of diagnostic imaging.New recommendations from the American College of Cardiology and American College of Radiology have established appropriate use of...
Ethnic differences in cystic fibrosis genetic coding not addressed in screening tests for nonwhite patients
Source: Cystic Fibrosis News From Medical News Today [2015.12.17]
Recommended Screening Test Reflects Genetic Variants Characteristic of White Populations, 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.
New study suggests hallucinations, alone, do not predict onset of schizophrenia
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2015.10.08]
An analysis of psychological symptoms aims to refine diagnostic criteria for teens at high risk of developing the brain disorder that affects millions of people worldwideDespite decades of study...
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.