A cellular signal in the amniotic fluid around the foetus can tell doctors that a woman is about to go […]
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Scientists have overcome a major hurdle for humans to receive life-saving organ transplants from pigs, thanks to a powerful new […]
Today, 2.1 billion people “ nearly 30 percent of the worlds population “ are either obese or overweight, according to a new, […]
In a recent study at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHIL), scientists discovered a powerful new way of treating an aggressive […]
In some good news for burn victims and sufferers of other skin-related conditions, replacement skin may soon be easily available […]
Although non-radiologist physicians have contributed to the widespread use of point-of-care (POC) ultrasound, radiologists remain the primary users, according to […]
US workers whose wages stagnated over the last decade also saw their health insurance degrade, even as medical costs gobbled up a growing share of their income, two new studies show.
The American Academy of Ophthalmology has published a report with recommendations to improve electronic health record systems for eye specialists, Healthcare IT News reports.
Researchers at Yale University in the US have developed an accurate diagnostic test for Turner syndrome, a genetic defect that obstructs normal growth and leads to cardiac and renal problems.
Silent strokes, which have no immediate symptoms but could cause long-term cognitive and learning deficits, occur in a significant number of severely anemic children, especially those with sickle cell disease, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2011.
A scanning fibre endoscope can be fitted into a casing usually used for covering medicines, and which is small enough to be swallowed. The devices records 15 colour images per second with a resolution of more than 500 lines per inch.
A new medical imager with the potential to spot ultra small breast tumors have been developed by the research teams of the West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Maryland School of Medicine. The imager is adept in not only detecting tumors but also in guiding the biopsy of suspicious-looking breast cancer lesions.
Neurosurgeons from the University of California, San Francisco are reporting significant results of a new brain mapping technique that allows for the safe removal of tumors near language pathways in the brain. The technique minimizes brain exposure and reduces the amount of time a patient must be awake during surgery.