News related to Optimark (Gadoversetamide) and/or conditions it is approved for
Stroke Rounds: Best PFO Diagnostic With Lung Clots?
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular [2014.10.16]
(MedPage Today) -- Is there a best way to find patent foramen ovale (PFO)?
Nanodevices for clinical diagnostic with potential for the international market
Source: Blood / Hematology News From Medical News Today [2014.10.15]
In order to obtain accurate and immediate diagnosis, a group of researchers in the area of Nano-Optics at the Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education of Ensenada, Baja California...
Drive-through diagnostics - making diagnosis more accurate and less expensive
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2014.10.15]
Research from the University of Limerick has unlocked a major scientific challenge which has exciting potential for point of care medical tests.
Fast and simple diagnostic test solution specific to the 2014 Ebola outbreak developed
Source: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses News From Medical News Today [2014.10.14]
High-tech British company Primerdesign Ltd, a spin-off company from the University of Southampton, has developed a fast and simple diagnostic test solution specific to the 2014 Ebola outbreak.
Making diagnostic medical imaging safer
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2014.10.01]
Medical imaging is at the forefront of diagnostics today, with imaging techniques like MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), CT (computerized tomography), scanning, and NMR (nuclear magnetic resonance)...
False-positives tolerated to achieve diagnostic sensitivity
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.26]
Both patients and healthcare professionals believe diagnosis of extracolonic malignancy with screening computed tomography (CT) colonography greatly outweighs the potential disadvantages of...
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...
First diagnostic criteria for Christianson syndrome
Source: Epilepsy 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.
Guideline offers direction in genetic testing for certain types of muscular dystrophy
Source: Genetics 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...
RNA biomarker may lead to urine test for prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.10.09]
Researchers have identified RNA molecules that are only detected in the urine and tissue of prostate cancer patients, potentially leading to new diagnostic options.
Study: tumor BRACAnalysis CDx identifies 44 percent more candidates for PARP therapy
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2014.10.01]
Myriad Genetics, Inc. has announced that its Tumor BRACAnalysis CDx™ companion diagnostic test significantly improved the detection of cancer-causing BRCA1/2 mutations by 44 percent in women...
Purple Urine, Itchy Daughter: What's the Diagnosis?
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology [2014.10.01]
(MedPage Today) -- See how your diagnostic skills measure up to those of our other readers.
Patients taking warfarin should be able to self-monitor says NICE in new guidance
Source: Blood / Hematology News From Medical News Today [2014.09.29]
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has published its diagnostics guidance on self-monitoring coagulation status in people on long term vitamin K antagonist therapy...
Lung cancer diagnosis test may be less effective in areas where infectious lung disease is more common
Source: Lung Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.23]
An analysis of 70 studies finds that use of the diagnostic imaging procedure of fludeoxyglucose F18 (FDG)-positron emission tomography (PET) combined with computed tomography (CT) may not reliably...
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.