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New device uses submarine technology to detect stroke quickly


March 30th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): A medical device developed by retired US Navy sonar experts, using submarine technology, has become the new tool for the detection, diagnosis and monitoring of stroke.Development of the ... Read more...

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Improved autopsy techniques ‘could make faith groups happy too’


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): UK scientists have come up with a cost-effective and easy-to-use non-surgical autopsy technique, which could revolutionize the conventional post-mortem process of opening up the body to determine a ... Read more...

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Prevent misuse of technique in female foeticide: President


January 28th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) President Pratibha Devisingh Patil Friday stressed the need to prevent misuse of diagnostic technology in female foeticide calling it detrimental to the society. "An aspect that needs ... Read more...

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New hope for late-stage liver cancer patients


December 15th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Scientists have offered new hope to patients with late-stage liver cancer.The latest weapon against inoperable liver cancer is so tiny that it takes millions of them per treatment, ... Read more...

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MRI may predict stroke onset


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 03 (ANI): Scientists have found that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain could expand the number of stroke patients eligible for a potentially life-saving treatment.Some patients who suffer an ... Read more...

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Gas-filled silica sphere markers can detect breast cancer early


September 20th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 20 (ANI): A team of chemists, radiologists and surgeons at the University of California, San Diego, has created microscopic gas-filled spheres of silica, a porous glass, which can mark the ... Read more...

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NGO employee held in Delhi for Rs.18 lakh extortion bid


June 9th, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) An employee of a non-governmental organisation has been arrested in North Delhi for an attempt to extort Rs.18 lakh from a doctor, police said Tuesday. Subhash Kumar Sharma, ... Read more...

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Anorexics have strikingly high fat levels within their bone marrow


February 10th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Researchers at Children's Hospital Boston have reported that people with anorexia nervosa have strikingly high levels of fat within their bone marrow.The researchers' findings will be published in ... Read more...

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Why we can’t find what we’re looking for


January 15th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): When people look for things that are rare, they often fail to find it and when looking for something common, they think they see it even when it ... Read more...

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Thinking about a task helps to do it better


December 4th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Thinking persistently about a task could help to do it better, lab studies suggest. "When trained, radiologists are able to detect anomalies on medical images which are extremely hard ... Read more...

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How constant stimulus can aid perceptual learning


December 4th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Thinking about something over and over again could actually be as good as doing it, says new study on perpetual learning.Elisa Tartaglia of the Laboratory of Psychophysics at ... Read more...

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Now, mobile phones can diagnose acute appendicitis


November 30th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) Radiologists can diagnose acute appendicitis from a remote location with the use of a mobile phone equipped with special software. "The goal is to improve the speed and accuracy ... Read more...

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Image-guided therapy boosts long-term improvement for thrombosis patients


September 21st, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 21 (ANI): Image-guided interventional radiology procedures could improve long-term treatment in patients with Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT), a serious condition that involves the formation of a blood clot inside of ... Read more...

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New computer program uses artificial intelligence to diagnose metastatic cancer


July 29th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): University of Chicago researchers have written a computer program that uses artificial intelligence to diagnose metastatic cancer.The researchers say that the software analyses the features of ultrasound ... Read more...

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Novel breast biopsy technique may significantly reduce procedure times


June 24th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): A new breast biopsy technique may help reduce procedure times, patient discomfort and morbidity, say researchers.The novel technique is being tested at Roberts Research Institute, the University ... Read more...

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Novel method to identify early-stage lung cancer


April 24th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): By using a computer-aided detection (CAD) method, radiologists could identify cancerous lung nodules at an early stage, a new study has claimed.Performed at the University of Maryland Medical ... Read more...

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Baroque classical music can improve mood, productivity


April 23rd, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): A new study on radiologists has suggested that playing baroque classical music in the reading room can help improve mood and productivity.The study was conducted by researchers at ... Read more...

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Cardiac CT can effectively assess coronary artery stenosis


December 2nd, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 2 (ANI): A large study performed by Dutch researchers suggests that Cardiac CT can effectively assess coronary artery stenosis. Experts at Leiden University Medical Center in Leiden, The Netherlands, involved ... Read more...

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Novel statistical model may help reduce breast-lesion biopsies


December 1st, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Using MRI exams, scientists have developed a new method of characterizing breast lesions, which could in turn help in reducing biopsies of benign tumours with the benefits ... Read more...

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Now, 3-D doppler ultrasound will detect breast cancer


October 22nd, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Radiologists can now use three-dimensional (3-D) power Doppler ultrasound to differentiate between malignant and benign breast cancer cells, according to a new study.Usually, malignant breast masses have ... Read more...

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Computers as effective as experts in reading mammograms


October 2nd, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 2 (ANI): Computers can read mammograms to spot breast cancer nearly as effective as experts, according to a new study. Published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the Cancer ... Read more...

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Regular running may help prevent osteoarthritis


June 29th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, June 29 (ANI): Running will certainly help you avert any possible chances of developing a knee problem, according to studies which that showed that non-runners are more likely to develop ... Read more...

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Follow-up mammography recommended for women with probably benign lesions


May 11th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 11 (ANI): Radiologists can rule out immediate biopsy for women with probably benign breast lesions and instead recommend a six-month follow-up diagnostic mammogram, says a new study.The study ... Read more...

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Special MRI identifies brain cancer early


March 25th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by admin
London, March 25 (IANS) A special kind of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can register changes in the brain's blood volume that often precede tumours, according to a new study. "Patients with low-grade ... Read more...

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Legal exposure to vermiculite linked to lung damage 25 years later


March 15th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Cincinnati have found that mineworkers exposed to legal levels of vermiculite tainted with asbestos-like fibres are at a higher risk of damaging ... Read more...

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‘Seed’ therapy highly accurate in pinpointing breast tumours


November 14th, 2007 - 2:06 am ICT by admin
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