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FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has cleared Invader UGT1A1 Molecular Assay for in vitro diagnostic use. It is the first pharmacogenetic test to be approved by the FDA for use as a companion dia ...


A study, published in the journal Gastroenterology, showed that the risk of developing cancer as a result of being exposed to X-rays during computed tomography colonography ( also known as "virtual co ...


In thousands of people each year, the immune system attacks the inner ear, home to the tiny, delicate structures that allow us to hear. Without warning, in days or weeks, patients lose the ability to ...


An obstacle to early detection of type 1 diabetes has been the lack of direct, non-invasive technologies to visualize inflammation in the pancreas, an early manifestation of disease. Instead, clinici ...


Researchers at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center found that women whose breast cancer was detected by screening mammography had a significantly better prognosis than those whose can ...


In a study involving laboratory rabbits, a device that stimulates, collects and measures light emissions from body tissues has been able to detect the presence of inflammatory cells that are associate ...


Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions have used a magnetic resonance imaging ( MRI ) technique called diffusion-weighted MRI ( DWI ), a technique that images the movement, or diffusion, of ...


Inflammation in the body increases levels of a substance called C-reactive protein ( CRP ) in the blood. Many scientists suspect slightly elevated CRP levels are a hint that low-level inflammation ...


The Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian ( PLCO ) cancer screening trial is a randomized clinical trial to test the effectiveness of cancer screening, including the effect of flexible sigmoidoscop ...


Vascular anomalies, caused by abnormal development of arteries, capillaries, veins or lymph vessels, can sometimes begin to progress, requiring aggressive treatment to save the child's health or visio ...


In a study, published in the journal Cancer Research, the researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, used single nucleotide polymorphism ( SNP ) array technology, which focuses on the building block ...


The St. Francis Heart Study demonstrated that fast CT scanning of the coronary arteries predicts coronary events such as heart attack independently of and more accurately than conventional risk factor ...


A blood test for thyroid cancer can detect persistent or recurrent disease even before doctors can find any trace of a tumor, according to a new study. The findings suggest that people treated for th ...


A non-invasive magnetic resonance imaging ( MRI ) technique called arterial spin labeling is just as accurate as invasive scanning techniques in distinguishing Alzheimer's disease from frontotemporal ...


FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) approved the first blood test designed to help predict a patient's risk for ischemic stroke. Stroke is one of the leading causes of long-term disability affec ...