Features

Spectral imaging technologies in microscopy

Spectral imaging encompasses two types of light control when using a microscope. Using either excitation or emission control, spectral imaging provides the opportunity to measure a range of points across the spectrum of light used for a given fluorescent or opaque sample.

Continue Reading »

Diagnosing heart attacks in 1 hour

Diagnosing heart attacks in 1 hour

Many of the patients with acute myocardial infarction had normal levels of troponin initially but would develop a rise over the course of the next 6 to 12 hours. In order to detect these late rises, all patients underwent repeat testing after 6 to 12 hours.

Continue Reading »

British smokers told to start vaping by public health experts

British smokers told to start vaping by public health experts

A major British medical organization has urged Britain’s eight million smokers to switch to electronic cigarettes, as their best hope of managing to stop smoking.

Continue Reading »

Innovations in pre-clinical MRI

Our latest developments in the field of resting state fMRI (R-fMRI) and diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), combined with fiber tracking, are highly promising. Both techniques have applications in neurological questions.

Continue Reading »

Transforming MR images into body composition measurements

Over recent years, MR imaging acquisition technologies have been developed that allow us to reconstruct images that have separate water and fat channels and are perfectly co-aligned, so-called Dixon imaging.

Continue Reading »

Why don’t MS patients always engage with specialists?

The recent survey you ask about was conducted by the MS Trust in 2012. It revealed that nearly one fifth of respondents had seen neither an MS specialist nurse (MSSN) nor a neurologist in the past year.

Continue Reading »

Health A to Z

Sarcomas, latest developments in diagnosis and treatment

Sarcomas are rare tumours of connective tissue, and as a result they can affect any part of the body. These are tumours of fat, nerves, bone, tendons, muscle and skin.

Continue Reading »

Living with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a debilitating and fatal lung disease that affects approximately 3 million people worldwide. Despite the condition killing more people every year than some cancers it remains relatively unheard of, frequently misdiagnosed and little understood.

Continue Reading »

The Risks of Prediabetes

While many are familiar with type 2 diabetes, few are aware of prediabetes, a serious health condition that affects 86 million Americans (more than one in three adults) and often leads to type 2 diabetes.

Continue Reading »

Hidden signs of heart problems

Since 1 in 4 deaths in the UK are related to a heart or circulatory disease, addressing heart health is a concern of national importance. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in men over 50, and an estimated 7 million of us are living with an undiagnosed risk factor – high blood pressure.

Continue Reading »

New Approaches for Fighting Demodex Mites

New Approaches for Fighting Demodex Mites

Demodex mites are one of the most challenging problems that ophthalmologists and optometrists face in the routine care of their patients.

Continue Reading »

New tuberculosis technologies

In many countries, the private health sector is a dominant provider. In 12/22 countries with the greatest TB burden, the private sector is a major source of TB care.

Continue Reading »

XK Empty Columns from GE HealthcareXK empty columns are designed for low to medium pressure, are user friendly, robust, and give...
Tricorn Columns from GE HealthcareTricorn columns are compatible with high flow rates and are designed for high-performance media such...
K 9 Columns from GE HealthcareK 9 columns are user friendly and robust empty columns, designed for liquid chromatography at low...
High Resolution Columns from GE HealthcareHR (High Resolution) columns are for large-scale applications with high-performance media.
HiScale Columns from GE HealthcareHiScale columns are designed to withstand pressures of up to 20 bar (290 psi) and high flow rates,...
Advertisement
Social
Comment RSS