News related to Prohance (Gadoteridol) and/or conditions it is approved for
False-positives tolerated to achieve diagnostic sensitivity
Source: Cancer / Oncology 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...
Experts at LSTM use novel modelling approach to assess the effectiveness of new diagnostics for TB
Source: Immune System / Vaccines News From Medical News Today [2014.09.26]
Experts at LSTM have used a novel modelling approach to project the effects of new diagnostic methods and algorithms for the diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB) recently endorsed by the World Health...
New Directions in Diagnostic Evaluation of Insect Allergy
Source: Medscape Allergy & Clinical Immunology Headlines [2014.09.25]
Diagnosis of insect sting allergy and prediction of risk of anaphylaxis are often difficult because tests for venom-specific IgE antibodies have a limited positive predictive value.
Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Patients Self-Monitor With Wearable Diagnostics
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines [2014.09.25]
New wearable tracking technology will allow continuous monitoring and novel opportunities for diagnosis, say technologists.
Medscape Medical News
Versatile multi-tasking nanoparticles offer a wide variety of diagnostic and therapeutic applications
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2014.08.29]
Kit Lam and colleagues from UC Davis and other institutions have created dynamic nanoparticles (NPs) that could provide an arsenal of applications to diagnose and treat cancer.
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.
T2 Biosystems receives FDA authorization to market T2Candida and T2Dx for the detection of sepsis-causing pathogens
Source: Blood / Hematology News From Medical News Today [2014.09.24]
T2 Biosystems, a company developing innovative diagnostic products to improve patient health, today announced that it has received market authorization from the U.S.
Lung cancer diagnosis test may be less effective in areas where infectious lung disease is more common
Source: Respiratory / Asthma 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...
Honeymoon in Jamaica Goes South: What's the Diagnosis?
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology [2014.09.03]
(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.
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...