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The new test can be administered in emergency rooms A new high sensitivity blood test for cardiac troponin rules out heart attack in emergency room patients faster than a conventional method. According to new research in the American Heart Association's journal...
Study compared the effectiveness and side effects of amphetamines (including lisdexamfetamine), atomoxetine, bupropion, clonidine, guanfacine, methylphenidate, and modafinil Of the drugs available for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the most effective and safe for short-term treatment is methylphenidate for children, and...
The novel blood test was administered within 12 hours of a suspected traumatic brain injury A high sensitivity blood test might help doctors rule out traumatic intracranial injuries like brain haemorrhage and contusion before resorting to CT scan. This is...
A four-protein biomarker blood test improves lung cancer risk assessment over existing guidelines that rely solely upon smoking history A simple blood test can improve detection of lung cancer and is more effective that existing guidelines that rely only on...
Tests show hydrogel helps repair damaged spinal nerves that control breathing after spinal cord injury A hydrogel that binds to the nerve stimulating agent BDNF (brain-derived neurotrophic factor), has shown promise for developing new treatment for spinal injuries. The gel along...
A new blood test called IsoPSA may reduce the need for prostate biopsies in more than 40% cases A new study has proved the accuracy of IsoPSA - a new blood test - in predicting overall risk of prostate cancer...
Post surgical flushing of the bladder with Gemcitabine reduces chances of bladder cancer recurrence by 34%New research published in the latest edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) shows a simple procedure post surgery can reduce...
In last 10 years the rate of carbapenem resistance has been increasing worldwide The antibiotic combination of piperacillin-tazobactam should be avoided while treating bloodstream infections (BSI) caused by ceftriaxone-resistant organisms. The combination is also significantly less effective than meropenem when treating...
In India, lung cancer constitutes 6.9 per cent of all new cancer cases and 9.3 per cent of all cancer related deaths in both sexesYour grip says a lot about you, they say. Turns out, it could also be...
The drug when given to humans can kill mosquitoes that bite them upto 28 days after treatment A drug commonly used to treat parasitic diseases could have use in malaria control too. A randomised trial published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases...

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