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Pancreatic fat levels could help predict diabetes


September 22nd, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): Pancreatic fat levels may help predict diabetes, say scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center who are the first in the U.S. to use an imaging technique called magnetic ... Read more...

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Now, a 3-minute test to detect prostate cancer


May 19th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Researchers from Durham University and University of Maryland have developed a new test that will help detect prostate cancer within three minutes.The test uses light energy to measure ... Read more...

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Too much of CT scans may increase cancer risk


April 1st, 2009 - 10:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): Undergoing CT scans a number of times may increase a patient's risk of cancer, according to a study."We found that while most patients accrue small cumulative cancer ... Read more...

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Novel tool to identify patients with prediabetes developed


December 5th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): A University of Missouri researcher has developed an easy to use screening tool for identifying patients with prediabetes.Richelle J. Koopman, assistant professor of family and community medicine ... Read more...

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Simple saliva test could help detect oral cancer


October 2nd, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) Clinicians could detect oral cancer with a simple test that detects proteins in saliva, according to a report.David T. Wong, associate dean for research, Los Angeles School of ... Read more...

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Simple saliva test could help detect oral cancer


October 2nd, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): A simple test of saliva proteins could soon help doctors in detecting oral squamous cell carcinoma, a form of oral cancer, according to a new study.Led by ... Read more...

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Monitoring exhaled nitric oxide does not improve asthma control


September 20th, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 20 (ANI): Monitoring levels of exhaled nitric oxide in teenagers having asthma and adjusting treatment accordingly has no influence in improving the course of the condition, according to a ... Read more...

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Simple ultrasound exam may predict osteoporosis risk


June 24th, 2008 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) An ultrasound scan of the heel could predict if a woman is at heightened risk for fractures because of osteoporosis, according to a study. The radiation-free ultrasound may ... Read more...

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Simple ultrasound exam of the heel may predict osteoporosis risk in women


June 24th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 24 (ANI): A simple ultrasound examination will now be able to predict if a woman is at an increased risk for fractures due to osteoporosis, says a new ... Read more...

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Emotional eaters likely to regain more weight: Study


November 14th, 2007 - 10:19 am ICT by admin
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PET scan can help distinguish Alzheimer’s from other dementia


November 14th, 2007 - 8:18 am ICT by admin
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