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A £20 Lifesaver: GPs Urged to Test Blood for Ovarian Cancer to Improve Survival Rates
Health & Wellness  (tags: Blood test, ovarian cancer, treatment, Health, GPs )

- 2551 days ago -
A blood test for ovarian cancer that could save hundreds of lives a year is being introduced to GPs' surgeries.It is hoped that the £20 procedure, which will become available over the coming months, will detect the disease far earlier.
Study: Mom's Blood Test Can Reveal Down Syndrome
Health & Wellness  (tags: Down syndrome, blood test, Mother, health )

- 2602 days ago -
Scientists in Europe report they were able to diagnose Down syndrome prenatally by giving a simple blood test to pregnant women, an approach that might one day help them avoid the more extensive procedure used now to detect the condition.
Blood Test to Spot Cancer Gets Big Boost From J&J
Health & Wellness  (tags: Blood test, cancer, health )

- 2665 days ago -
A blood test so sensitive that it can spot a single cancer cell lurking among a billion healthy ones is moving one step closer to being available at your doctor's office.
Blood Test to Spot Ectopic Pregnancy: Breakthrough Could Save Fertility of Thousands
Health & Wellness  (tags: Blood test, ectopic pregnancy, fertility, women, health )

- 2731 days ago -
A blood test for ectopic pregnancies which could help save the fertility of thousands of women is being developed by scientists.It would enable the life-threatening condition to be diagnosed within a day, instead of the several weeks it takes for tests...
New Test for Cancer Offered in Scotland
Health & Wellness  (tags: blood test, cancer, mri, study, test, research )

- 2914 days ago -
A blood test for breast cancer is being made available to women in Scotland for the first time. The simple check, shown in initial trials to detect cancer earlier than traditional scans,
Cancer Society Casts More Doubt on Prostate Tests
Health & Wellness  (tags: prostate cancer prevention, harmful, blood test )

- 2970 days ago -
ATLANTA (AP) - Months after experts discounted the importance of routine mammograms and Pap smears for many women, the American Cancer Society is warning more explicitly than ever that regular testing for prostate cancer is of questionable value too, and
Personalised Cancer Blood Test Hope
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cancer, blood test, DNA, treatment, healthcare, drugs )

- 2981 days ago -
Personalised blood tests which could track whether cancer treatment is working or if the disease has come back have been developed by US researchers.
Simple Blood Test to Detect Rheumatoid Arthritis
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, rheumatoid arthritis, blood test, research )

- 3004 days ago -
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic autoimmune disease characterized by joint inflammation involving the synovial (lubricating fluid of the joints) tissue and eventually leading to destruction of cartilage and bone.
1 in 15 Kids Hurt in Medicine Mix-Ups at Hospitals
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, children, medicine, drug overdose, kids, health care, side effects, lab tests, painkillers, breathing difficulty, allergic reactions, low blood pressure, blood test )

- 3664 days ago -
Medicine mix-ups, accidental overdoses and bad drug reactions harm roughly one out of 15 hospitalized children, according to the first scientific test of a new detection method.

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