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Health News - Medical Devices

Brain scans could help doctors predict adolescents' problem drug use before it starts
There's an idea out there of what a drug-addled teen is supposed to look like: impulsive, unconscientious, smart, perhaps - but not the most engaged. (Medical News Today)

See-through heating pad could help prevent burns from thermotherapy
To soothe aches and pains, many people turn to heating pads, patches or creams. Although a common practice, thermotherapy can cause burns. (Medical News Today)

FDA allows marketing of test to identify organisms that cause bloodstream infections and provide antibiotic sensitivity results
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has allowed marketing of the PhenoTest BC Kit, performed on the Pheno System. (Medical News Today)

Schirmer's test: What to expect with the dry eye test
What is the Schirmer's test, why is the test used, and who should have a Schirmer's test? What should be expected and what do the results mean? (Medical News Today)

Screening MRI benefits women at average risk of breast cancer
MRI screening improves early diagnosis of breast cancer in all women-not only those at high risk-according to a new study from Germany published online in the journal Radiology. (Medical News Today)

Novel breast tomosynthesis technique reduces screening recall rate
A new digital breast tomosynthesis technique has the potential to reduce the rate at which women are called back for additional examinations without sacrificing cancer detection, according to a new... (Medical News Today)

Headache far more common stroke symptom in children than adults
Headaches were present in nearly half of all children older than 3 years of age having a stroke. Headaches were most common in children with specific forms of blood vessel abnormalities. (Medical News Today)

Experts raise concern over US advice to screen all adults and all teens for depression
Recent advice on depression screening from the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) may lead to overtesting and overtreatment, according to some experts. (Medical News Today)

Western researchers develop new brain scan analysis to better treat head injuries
An international research team, led by neuroscientists at Western University, has developed a potentially game-changing method for analyzing brain scans, which will greatly inform radiologists and... (Medical News Today)

Cholesterol test: Uses, what to expect, results
What are the risks of cholesterol and who should have a test? Learn about what to expect with the test, what the results mean, and treatment options. (Medical News Today)

Chest pain: New tool helps doctors decide when tests are needed
A two year follow-up on a study involving more than 10,000 people with stable chest pain finds that an online tool can accurately predict which patients are likely to have normal non-invasive tests... (Medical News Today)

Is it depression or dementia? Brain SPECT imaging helps distinguish them
Neuroimaging of decreased blood flow in specific regions of the brain can differentiate between depression and cognitive disorders, according to a new report in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. (Medical News Today)

Scalp cooling device may help reduce hair loss for women with breast cancer receiving chemotherapy
Two studies in JAMA examine hair loss among women with breast cancer who received scalp cooling before, during and after chemotherapy. (Medical News Today)

Shock from heart device often triggers further health care needs
A shock from an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) may trigger an increase in health care needs for many people, regardless whether the shock was medically necessary, according to a new... (Medical News Today)

Blood test may help differentiate Parkinson's from similar diseases
A simple blood test may be as accurate as a spinal fluid test when trying to determine whether symptoms are caused by Parkinson's disease or another atypical parkinsonism disorder, according to a... (Medical News Today)

Method to identify bacteria in blood samples works in hours instead of days
Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a desktop diagnosis tool that detects the presence of harmful bacteria in a blood sample in a matter of hours instead of days. (Medical News Today)

Women who have a false positive screening mammogram more likely to delay next screen
Women who had a false positive result from a screening mammogram were more likely to delay or forgo their subsequent screening mammogram than women who had a true negative result. (Medical News Today)

Stomach acid provides long-term power for ingestible devices
A research team led by scientists from Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has developed a set of ingestible devices that draw energy from fluids in the... (Medical News Today)

Prosthetic arm technology that detects spinal nerve signals developed by scientists
Scientists have developed sensor technology for a robotic prosthetic arm that detects signals from nerves in the spinal cord. (Medical News Today)

Hand-grip test can indicate decline in physical function of Parkinson's patients
A basic hand-grip test has proven to be a reliable tool to monitor the decline of patients with Parkinson's diseases. (Medical News Today)

'Mirror game' test could secure early detection of schizophrenia, study shows
Virtual reality could hold the key to unlocking an affordable, reliable and effective device to provide early diagnosis and management of schizophrenia. (Medical News Today)

What Tests Are Used to Diagnose Multiple Sclerosis?
Learn about the different tests that are available and may be used to diagnose MS. When should someone see a doctor and what treatments may be applicable? (Medical News Today)

Updated cystic fibrosis diagnosis guidelines can help in diagnosis, personalized treatment
An international research group of 32 experts from nine countries has updated the guidelines for diagnosing the genetic disease cystic fibrosis. (Medical News Today)

Existing reprocessing techniques prove insufficient for flexible endoscopes
Current techniques used to clean endoscopes for reuse are not consistently effective, according to a study published in the American Journal of Infection Control, the official journal of the... (Medical News Today)

Breakthrough technology enables communication in late-stage ALS
A brain-computer interface has been found to enable people in a completely locked-in state in the late stages of ALS to communicate meaningfully. (Medical News Today)

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