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Device to free diabetics from pinpricks?


September 9th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 9 (IANS) A non-invasive approach could free diabetics from the pain of several pinpricks.A tiny bio-sensor engineered by Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems IMS, Germany, is ... Read more...

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Organ removal through body orifices ‘minimally invasive approach to surgery’


March 11th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Northwestern Medicine physicians were among the first in the U.S. to perform organ removal surgeries through the mouth or vagina - the procedure is being considered the most ... Read more...

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Simple blood test to detect Down’s syndrome cuts miscarriage risk


March 7th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Scientists have developed a simple blood test to check unborn children for Down's syndrome, which would save pregnant women from undergoing invasive examinations that risk losing their baby. ... Read more...

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New research offers hope to Parkinson’s disease patients


February 9th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): A new research on rats with Parkinson's disease has shown that intranasal delivery of stem cells to the brain could significantly contribute to the improvement of motor function.The ... Read more...

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Cancer treatment made easy with hi-tech facilities in India (Feb 4 is World Cancer Day)


February 4th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) For 54-year-old Sharda Sethi, who was detected with breast cancer last year, life couldn't be more unfair. She had lost all hopes of survival and ... Read more...

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Gene therapy shows promise in muscular dystrophy battle


November 12th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): A new study in monkeys has put scientists one step closer to clinical trials to test a gene delivery strategy to improve muscle mass and function in patients ... Read more...

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New method to turn blood-brain barrier into therapy delivery system


September 22nd, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 22 (ANI): Researchers at University of Iowa have discovered a way to turn the blood brain barrier into a production and delivery system for getting therapeutic molecules directly into brain ... Read more...

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New non-invasive technique to treat brain tumour


June 17th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Duke University engineers have come up with a novel non-invasive treatment for brain tumour.The scientists have designed and built an ultrasound catheter that can fit into large blood ... Read more...

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Robotic assisted kidney cancer surgery beneficial for patients


April 27th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Researchers from Fox Chase Cancer Centre have shown that robot assisted kidney cancer surgery is more beneficial for patients compared to open surgery.The standard treatment for kidney cancer ... Read more...

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”Crystal ball” to predict chemotherapy results developed


February 3rd, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): Scientists at University of California Los Angeles have developed a new tool that can predict how a chemotherapy drug will work on individual tumour. The breakthrough achievement could ... Read more...

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New technology for painless and scarless surgery


May 20th, 2008 - 6:38 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a new surgical technology that holds promise for a painless and scarless surgery with shorter recovery times than laparoscopic surgery.The new study ... Read more...

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Minimally invasive DaVinci robot makes for cheaper, better bypass surgery


April 28th, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by admin
Washington, April 28 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Maryland have found that minimally invasive heart bypass surgery using a DaVinci robot means a shorter hospital stay and faster recovery for ... Read more...

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Minimally invasive pancreas surgery results in fewer complications


April 26th, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 26 (ANI): Researchers at the Emory University School of Medicine have shown that minimally invasive techniques used in pancreas surgery can lead to fewer complications.David Kooby, MD, assistant professor ... Read more...

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‘Minimally invasive’ approach may accurately detect lung cancer stage


February 6th, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): Less invasive methods may accurately determine the stage of suspected lung cancer better than conventional invasive procedures, says a new study. Determining the stage of the lung cancer ... Read more...

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