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Computer-assisted screening provides the latest advancement for cervical cancer detection. Berkeley Heights, NJ (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Summit Medical
The requirement to receive an annual pap smear is deeply ingrained in the minds of most women and their doctors. However, despite revised recommendations that they be done once every three years, about half of the obstetrician/gynecologists studied still perform them yearly.
Next generation sequencing (NGS) techniques have allowed scientists to sequence DNA faster and cheaper than ever before. The technology is also now being used to screen embryos for in vitro fertilization (IVF), and the first child to ever pass though that screening process was recently born in the US.
In light of recent research developing a test to screen for Inborn Errors of Metabolism disorders, Kwiksure examines if genetic screening tests could be covered by insurers. Hong
Transparency Market Research published new “Cervical Cancer Diagnostic Tests Market (Pap Smear, Colposcopy And Ecc Procedures) - Global Industry Analysis By Test Type And Age Group, Market Size,
Mobile Health, an employee screening company specializing in drug testing, releases an infographic displaying the detection times for marijuana in urine drug tests. New
As methods for cheating drug tests become more sophisticated, drug screening technicians continue to rely on a tried and tested method for detecting diluted urine samples: refractometers
Endoluminal capsule monitoring is categorized as a non-invasive medical procedure used in diagnosing and monitoring the progression of abnormalities in the gastrointestinal system. Procedure Once the need is identified to monitor the gastrointestinal system and the patient has a working system, they will ingest a water-tight capsule that contains a miniaturized wireless radio transmitter. Once it is ingested, it sends signals to a radio receiver. The data is then processed and presented...
The Colposcopy is a preventive procedure to identify a possible abnormal cells or tissue on the cervix, vagina and vulva. By illuminating and magnifying the area with a coloscope during the examination, areas of concern can be identified earlier by the colposcopist. The procedure was developed by a German physician Hans Hinselmann in 1925 with the help of Dr. Helmut Wirths. Cause for the Procedure This examination has multiple candidates. If a patient has been a victim of a sexual...
Helicobacter pylori is a Gram-negative, microaerophilic bacterium that can inhabit various areas of the stomach, particularly the antrum. It causes low-level inflammation of the stomach lining and is linked to gastric ulcers and stomach cancer. Out of those infected, 80%, are asymptomatic. It was initially named Campyloacter pyloridis and then renamed C. pylori to correct the Latin grammar error. It was later placed in the genus, Helicobacter. Over 50% of the population has H. pylori in...
The stethoscope is an acoustic medical device used for listening the internal sounds of the body. It can be used to listen to lung, heart, and intestines as well as blood flow in the arteries. With a sphygmomanometer it can be used to measure blood pressure. Along with listening to bodies a stethoscope might be employed to listen to automobiles to diagnose any damage as well as used to check scientific vacuum chambers for leaks. A phonendoscope is a stethoscope that intensifies sounds. In...
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