High blood pressure: are cases incorrectly diagnosed?

More than a quarter of high blood pressure sufferers may have been incorrectly diagnosed, according to new research

Patient-friendly devices that enable rapid and effective diagnosis

Expanding patient population to support steady growth in multiparameter patient monitors market in Western and Eastern Europe

New laser could treat acne with telecom technology

Infrared beam takes advantage of a wavelength that fat can absorb more efficiently than water

Lead exposure decreases Indian children’s hand-eye co-ordination

Children completed three tests, including a drawing task in which they copied designs arranged in order of increasing difficulty

Underlying health linked to worse outcomes for melanoma, U-M study finds

Patients with decreased core muscle density were more likely to see their cancer spread to distant parts of the body

Liver transplant offers new option for rare cancer

Early results suggest significant improvements in survival for challenging bile duct cancer

Southampton researchers’ blood cancer breakthrough

Researchers at the University of Southampton have discovered clues to why many patients do not respond to a standard drug for the blood cancer lymphoma, raising hopes that more effective treatments can be designed

Sentinel node biopsy safe, effective in head and neck melanomas

U-M study refutes controversy about technique in delicate head, neck region

Expanding patient pool ensures stable growth for European Cardiac Patient Monitoring Market

Advanced applications to drive market revenues to $583.6m by 2016, says Frost & Sullivan

Rapid growth for the insulin delivery devices

Urgent need for effective solutions as diabetic population swells by nearly seven million annually

Discovery of why sunburn hurts could lead to new pain relief drugs for inflammatory conditions

Researchers have found a molecule in the body which controls sensitivity to pain from UVB irradiation

New microarray-on-a-chip test for cystic fibrosis

Rapid simultaneous detection of 25 of the most common mutations causing cystic fibrosis

Chromatrap technology assists development of pediatric healthcare

Children's Research Institute research programmes target discoveries and cures in diseases that affect children

Watching the brain relearn the sense of smell

Studies provide insight into the effects of the loss of smell on corresponding relevant brain areas

Size of baby in womb as an indicator of childhood asthma and allergies

Children with asthma at five and 10 years had been 5mm or 10 per cent smaller than average as 10 week old embryos

Automated biochemistry assay for heart-type fatty acid binding protein

Can be used routinely for the diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome, via new CE-marked laboratory assay

Rising diabetes epidemic promises huge gains for insulin management systems

Pool of more than 400 million diabetics anticipated by 2030, says Frost & Sullivan

New technique makes artificial bones more natural

Procedure for the fabrication of artificial bone structures by combining sponge replica and electrospinning methods

Molecular diagnostics technology aids German hospital in management of E coli crisis

CE Marked xTAG Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel (GPP) used to triage patients at German Kliniken der Stadt Koln

Magnetic bead–based, multiplex immunoassays

Panels for TGF-β, rat cytokines, rat diabetes, and mouse TH17 cytokines




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