Tag Archives: diagnosis

Hair shedding in women: how much is too much?

Female pattern hair loss (FPHL) is the most common form of hair loss in women and reduces quality of life for sufferers. It is characterised macroscopically by hair loss and balding on the mid-frontal scalp and microscopically

Allergy: the latest technology in vitro in the service of an appropriate diagnosis

The countless and various allergen sources from both the plant kingdom is to the animal kingdom constantly stimulate our immune system.So the allergy diagnostics laboratory is evolving using new technologies such as molecular biology, nanotechnology to highlight

Diagnosis and management of bile leaks after hepatectomy

One of the most common complications of hepatic resection is biliary leak, which may happen from the cut-surface of the liver that is made by the surgeon during the operation. Biliary leak may be an important source

Intracranial pressure caused by Subarachnoid hemorrhage

Intracranial aneurysms are acquired or congenital vascular malformation featuring as cerebral arterial enlargement. It’s often described as a “ballooning” of the blood vessel. As arterial lumen enlarges, vessel wall becomes thinner and frail and can eventually break

A novel platform to measure orthodontic actions

Orthodontics is the medical specialty, where there exists the strongest link between biomechanics and treatment outcome: the application of mechanical tools and instruments to achieve tooth movement and thus correct malocclusions. However, for many clinicians this link

Evaluation of a new test for the diagnosis of Amebiasis

Amebiasis is a parasitic infection caused by Entamoeba histolytica and one of the most common parasitic infections world-wide, infecting about 50 million people and resulting in 10,000 to 40,000 deaths per annum. The diagnosis of E. histolytica

Infants’ superior perception linked to later autism symptoms

People with autism are often described as “seeing the world differently.” They tend to show superior perception for details, like, for example, the autistic artist Stephen Wiltshire’s highly accurate representations of cityscapes drawn from memory. Now, researchers

The future of Laron syndrome

Laron syndrome (LS) first described 50 years ago in 1966 is with few exceptions a genetic form of severe short stature, found in the majority of instances in patients originating from the Mediterranean, Middle East and South Asian

A novel method of stool DNA analysis for colorectal cancer diagnosis

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most frequent malignant diseases worldwide, with a high rate of mortality. The detection of precancerous and early-stage CRC is central to improve prognosis and the survival rate of patients. Currently,