Download PDF February 21, 2017 at 1:32 AM microDimensions launches a new version of its high precision whole slide alignment software Slidematch. With the new version users can align digital whole slide images from consecutive sections in brightfield and fluorescence mode, e.g. for the evaluation of the HER2 status of cancer patients. While brightfield images […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF November 22, 2016 at 12:17 PM In a study published in the journal Circulation researchers from Karolinska Institutet and Lund University examined how sex-discordant blood transfusions (i.e. blood from a woman to a man or vice versa) affected survival following cardiac surgery. The study was conducted on data from the SWEDEHEART registry and […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF November 29, 2012 at 12:23 PM A benchtop commercial microscope system designed to acquire very low-light bioluminescence images has now been introduced in North America by Olympus America. The LV200 stand-alone microscope system is already being used to capture images of living cells and tissues by researchers in Europe and Japan. When used […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF January 18, 2017 at 3:22 AM Patients who have chronic kidney disease but are not on dialysis have higher out-of-pocket healthcare expenses than even stroke and cancer patients, according to a study by researchers at Loyola University Chicago and Loyola Medicine. Chronic kidney disease patients paid a median $1,439 in annual out-of-pocket costs, […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF January 5, 2017 at 1:03 AM A comprehensive analysis of 559 esophageal and gastric cancer samples, collected from patients around the world, suggests the two main types of esophageal cancer differ markedly in their molecular characteristics and should be considered separate diseases. The study, published today in Nature from The Cancer Genome Atlas […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF February 15, 2017 at 8:33 AM Kent researchers have identified how few mutations it can take for Ebolaviruses to adapt to affect previously resistant species. Ebola is one of the world’s most virulent diseases, though rodent species such as guinea pigs, rats and mice are not normally susceptible to it. However, through repeated […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF November 11, 2016 at 2:12 AM In order to raise awareness around Type 1, Type 2 and Gestational Diabetes as well as “Diabulimia”, a recently reported condition where young people with diabetes choose not to take their insulin in order to lose weight, NRS Healthcare has created an informational infographic and video. World […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF August 17, 2010 at 2:30 AM The American Association for Cancer Research is pleased to announce new grant-giving partnerships with the Caring for Carcinoid Foundation (CFCF) and the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Fund for the Arts and Sciences. “The AACR is thrilled to partner with The Caring for Carcinoid Foundation and the Raymond […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF By Candy LashkariApril 8, 2010 at 1:08 AM German doctor Daniel Ubani accidentally killed patient David Gray on his first UK shift as an out-of-hours locum GP. The death of the man aged 70 occurred from an overdose of diamorphine administered by Ubani whose poor English skills are being blamed. This has lead […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF December 28, 2016 at 4:30 AM In a research letter published Dec. 27, 2016, in JAMA, University of Chicago physicians describe a new concern for patients in the hospital: distractions caused by the misfortune of other patients. The researchers found that when one patient on a typical 20-bed hospital unit took a turn […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF October 15, 2013 at 10:08 AM A new injection device aims to reduce the fear and pain of injecting modern medicines in the home – by incorporating warming technology that quickly and reliably heats drugs to body temperature. Its cutting-edge design also makes it easy to use – transforming the patient experience. Rheumatoid […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF February 21, 2017 at 7:52 AM 2017 marks a milestone celebration for contract medical device company the ITL Group as they celebrate 40 years in the industry. Team photograph outside ITL Group’s Ashford, Kent facility. Founded on 25th February 1977, the design and manufacturing partner for leading life-saving medical technology has enjoyed […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF January 28, 2017 at 6:15 PM Researchers who developed and tested a revolutionary laboratory technique that allows for the endless growth of normal and diseased cells in a laboratory are publicly sharing how the technique works. The Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) researchers hope that by doing so, scientists around the world can […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF September 13, 2016 at 5:03 AM A University of Melbourne ethicist is encouraging doctors to recognise the autonomy of parents, even if this could mean “less than optimal” treatment decisions for their children. In a new book, When doctors and parents disagree, co-editor Rosalind McDougall said more than ever, doctors’ authority is being […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF October 24, 2016 at 3:32 AM People with diabetes are at increased risk of developing serious eye diseases, yet most do not have sight-saving annual eye exams, according to a large study presented this week at AAO 2016, the 120th annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. This is especially timely as […]Continue Reading ...
- Rural Workers Have Higher Exposures to COPD-Causing Pollutants
- Don’t Delay Hip Fracture Surgery. Here’s Why: MedlinePlus Health News
- NIH launches HIV prevention trial of long-acting injectable medication in women
- Op-Ed: Get Ready for a Tsunami of ECGs
- Observation care may save more than thought
- Scientists explore effectiveness of action video games to combat dyslexia
- Teens Acting Badly? Smog Could Be to Blame
- FDA Says ‘Yes’ to Short-Acting Insulin Admelog
- Vaping popular among teens; opioid misuse at historic lows
- Lower Urinary Symptoms Occur in Almost All Patients with SSc
- Genetic mutation in extended Amish family in Indiana protects against aging and increases longevity (Update)
- Butler Hospital launches international Alzheimer’s disease prevention study
- iMedicalApps: Virtual Reality Boosts Self-Confidence for Med Students
- Researchers validate five new genes responsible for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
- New genetic analysis of candidiasis reveals surprising fungal sex secrets
- New high precision machine-learning model could help accelerate drug discovery
- Groundbreaking gene therapy trial brings cure for hemophilia closer
- Racial Differences Seen in IgG4 Disease
- Treacher Collins Syndrome
- New approach to tracking how deadly ‘superbugs’ travel could slow their spread