Archive: 10/11/2010

Patients' views on electronic patient records

The digitisation of patient records needs much wider consultation if the NHS is to retain public confidence in patient confidentiality, says a new survey published today by the New Economics Foundation and th ...

dateOct 11, 2010 in Other
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Cancer screening simplified

Current cervical cancer screening is time consuming and expensive, but now new breakthrough technology developed by European researchers should allow large-range screening by non-medical personnel with almost ...

dateOct 11, 2010 in Cancer
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On the trail of the epigenetic code

The genetic inherited material DNA was long viewed as the sole bearer of hereditary information. The function of its packaging proteins, the histones, was believed to be exclusively structural. Additional ...

dateOct 11, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Clicking TC-99m SPECT probes together

( -- Radioactively labeled compounds are important for use as imaging probes or radiotherapeutic agents. Most radioisotopes with suitable decay properties are transition metals or elements with ...

dateOct 11, 2010 in Materials Science
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