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Preoperative CT scans may reduce unnecessary appendectomies in younger wome
Date: 2010-01-29 19:32:27
According to a recent study, the use of preoperative computed tomography (CT) scans on women of a reproductive age with suspected acute appendicitis may help reduce needless surgeries. ... Full Story

Magnesium supplementation may prevent memory loss
Date: 2010-01-29 19:34:44
Recent laboratory testing suggests that increased levels of magnesium may improve learning and memory, and that inadequate levels of the compound may lead to impaired cognitive function in older adults. ... Full Story

New medical test may improve efficiency of aneurysm detection
Date: 2010-01-25 23:05:00
Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have developed a new medical test that may be able to help radiologists detect aneurysms with greater speed and accuracy. ... Full Story

Study: Brain scan test can accurately diagnose post traumatic stress disord
Date: 2010-01-21 22:58:00
U.S. researchers may have found a way to objectively test for post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after discovering a method to read distinct patterns of magnetic fields created by brain cells. ... Full Story

Eye test may help diagnose Alzheimer's disease, study concludes
Date: 2010-01-21 18:39:30
According to a new study, a simple eye test may be able to help diagnose Alzheimer's disease before it fully develops. ... Full Story

ED may be a sign of impending heart disease, study concludes
Date: 2010-01-19 19:08:51
A 12-year research study has found that erectile dysfunction (ED) may be a warning sign of future cardiovascular problems such as heart attack, stroke, atherosclerosis and congestive heart failure. ... Full Story

St. John's wort not effective in treating symptoms related to IBS
Date: 2010-01-12 18:52:47
Recent medical testing has discovered that St. John's wort, a widely known herbal remedy for depression, is not an effective treatment for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).... Full Story

PET tests can help diagnose Parkinson's disease, new study concludes
Date: 2010-01-11 23:33:59
According to a recent study, brains scans using positron emission tomography (PET) technology can help diagnose with high accuracy which type of Parkinson's-related disease a person has. ... Full Story

Can cell phone use help prevent Alzheimer's?
Date: 2010-01-08 19:15:47
According to recent lab tests, the electromagnetic waves produced from cell phones may be able to prevent or even reverse Alzheimer's disease. ... Full Story

The Mozart Test: Exposure to classical music may help premature babies gain
Date: 2010-01-08 19:07:41
Researchers at Tel Aviv University have found that the development of babies who are born prematurely may be aided by exposure to music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. ... Full Story

Lab test finds epilepsy drug may help ALS patients
Date: 2010-01-05 23:36:34
A preliminary test has found that the drug talampanel, which is currently being used to treat symptoms for epilepsy, may be able to slow the muscle weakening associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). ... Full Story

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