The use of medical imaging for heart disease has exploded in the past decade. These tests expose patients to a nontrivial amount of low-dose radiation. However, nobody really knows exactly … Continue Reading New technology identifies DNA damage in patients undergoing CT scanning.
A landmark clinical study from researchers at the Toronto Western Hospital provides convincing evidence that a frequently overlooked therapy for genetically-caused emphysema is effective at slowing the progression of the … Continue Reading Landmark clinical trial validates efficacy of treatment for genetically caused emphysema.
If kidney cancer is diagnosed early, before it spreads, 80 percent of patients survive. However, finding it early has been among the disease’s greatest challenges. Now, researchers at Washington University … Continue Reading Non-invasive kidney cancer urine test successful in human trials.