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In a study, researchers presented astonishing new evidence that the dog may have the capacity to contribute to the process of early cancer detection. Other scientific studies have documented the a ...


A study, published in tha journal cancer, has shown that the reliability of a prostate cancer-screening test may be compromised by lifestyle and demographic factors. The study reveals the rate of c ...


A team of researchers at the Arizona State University ( ASU ), led by Nongjian Tao and Peiming Zhang, has developed a new, breakthrough technique for the detection of DNA mutations. Their results, ...


Researchers may have discovered a new way that may assist in the early diagnosis of schizophrenia by utilizing MRI ( magnetic resonance imaging ) to study the patient's brain. Researchers at the Univ ...


African-American women living in communities with high poverty rates are less likely to be screened for cervical cancer, even after adjusting for other factors known to raise the risk of non-screening ...


Researchers from the University of California – Davis reported that breast Computed Tomography ( CT ) may be better than mammography at detecting breast lesions and is much more comfortable for wome ...


A test created at UCLA ( University of California - Los Angeles ) may offer a better way to diagnose heart disease risk for patients who develop coronary heart disease despite normal cholesterol level ...


Using a novel application of an fMRI ( functional magnetic resonance imaging ) technique, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have, for the first time, visualized the effe ...


In a series of experiments with genetically engineered mice, a team of researchers from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute ( HHMI ) at the University of California Los Angeles ( UCLA ) has demonstrat ...


A health economics analysis found that adding a new alcohol biomarker test to patients' revelations about their drinking habits could lower the cost of caring for patients with chronic illnesses like ...


The use of positron emission tomography ( PET ) with the radiotracer fluorodeoxyglucose ( FDG ) is “underutilized” in diagnosing and treating cancer of the reproductive organs — the cervix, uterus, ov ...


Researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified a panel of 22 biomarkers that together provide a more accurate screening for prostate cancer than the current pros ...


A study has shown that a special type of MRI scan that measures the movement of water molecules through the brain can help physicians determine halfway through treatment whether it will successfully s ...


Measurement of an enzyme level ( telomerase activity ) in urine appears useful for detection of bladder cancer in men. The incidence of human bladder cancer has greatly increased over the last few ...


Preliminary results from clinical trial of digital versus film mammography show no difference in detecting breast cancer for the general population of women in the trial. However, those women with den ...