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Advances in Companion Diagnostics and Precision Medicine Congress,25-26 April 2017, London
Source: Conferences News From Medical News Today [2017.03.15]
With only a few weeks to go Oxford Global are proud to bring to you the final agenda for the Advances in Companion Diagnostics and co-located Precision Medicine Congress to be held on the 25-26...
Loss of Biodiversity and Implications for Diagnosticians
Source: Medscape Pathology & Lab Medicine Headlines [2017.03.14]
This commentary explores how loss of biodiversity, often caused by habitat destruction, can lead to human disease. What are the practical implications for pathologists and diagnosticians?
American Journal of Clinical Pathology
Diagnostic Mammograms Find More Cancers, and More False-Positives
Source: MedicineNet Mammogram Specialty [2017.02.28]
Title: Diagnostic Mammograms Find More Cancers, and More False-Positives
Category: Health News
Created: 2/28/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/28/2017 12:00:00 AM
Advances in Companion Diagnostics Congress - Pre-Congress Live Webinars: Register For Free
Source: Conferences News From Medical News Today [2017.02.10]
Pre-Congress Live Webinars: Register For Free 'Challenges in Developing Companion Diagnostics for Cancer and Immunology'Tuesday 14th February - 3.00 pm GMTCan't make the date?
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.
Light scattering spectroscopy helps doctors identify early pancreatic cancer
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2017.03.15]
Pancreatic cancer has the lowest survival rate among all major cancers, largely because physicians lack diagnostic tools to detect the disease in its early, treatable stages.
'Microwave helmet' may cut time taken to evaluate head injuries
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2017.03.10]
A helmet that uses microwave technology with a diagnostic mathematical algorithm may cut time taken to evaluate head injuries in prehospital settings.
Mammography trends show improved cancer detection, more biopsies
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.03.02]
The shift from film to digital technology appears to have improved cancer detection rates for diagnostic mammography, but also has increased the abnormal interpretation rate, which may lead to more...
Nasal swab could help diagnose lung cancer
Source: Ear, Nose and Throat News From Medical News Today [2017.02.27]
A team of researchers has identified a genomic biomarker for lung cancer in the nasal pathway. This could lead to less invasive diagnostic procedures.
Stereotactic Breast Biopsy: What Happens, Results, and Outlook
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2016.11.17]
Learn about stereotactic breast biopsies, their benefits, and what they are used for. This article describes what to expect with this diagnostic procedure.
New non-invasive assay may improve surveillance of heart and other solid-organ transplants
Source: Transplants / Organ Donations News From Medical News Today [2016.10.12]
Targeted, next-generation sequencing assay detects rejection by measuring donor-derived cell-free DNA levels in recipient's plasma, reports The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics.
Breath test may help diagnose irritable bowel syndrome
Source: Irritable Bowel Syndrome News From Medical News Today [2016.05.11]
There is currently no specific diagnostic test for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), but now researchers have identified a combination of 16 different substances in the breath that, when measured...
New assay offers improved detection of deadly prion diseases
Source: CJD / vCJD / Mad Cow Disease News From Medical News Today [2016.04.11]
Timed amyloid seeding assay achieves or surpasses sensitivity of currently available tests for transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, 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.