Tag: Diagnostic tests

Blood test may help predict which breast cancers will recur

A blood test five years after breast cancer treatment helped identify some women who were more likely to relapse, long before a lump or...
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Athletic Commission will test fighters for communicable diseases after learning a boxer with the virus that causes AIDS...
Are 3-D mammograms really better? US puts scans to the test

WASHINGTON — A better mammogram? Increasingly women are asked if they want a 3-D mammogram instead of the regular X-ray — and now U.S....
Atlanta mayoral runoff a test of race, gender and grudges

The process of choosing Atlanta's next mayor has come down to two candidates, one black, one white, after a campaign that laid plain the...
FDA approves first-of-a-kind test for cancer gene profiling

U.S. regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind test that looks for mutations in hundreds of cancer genes at once, giving a more complete picture of...
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NILES, Mich. — Michigan State Police officers are conducting roadside saliva tests on suspected drug-impaired motorists as part of a program spurring questions about...
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NEW YORK — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said Sunday he wants the Federal Trade Commission to scrutinize how companies that offer at-home DNA testing...
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A new mobile mammography vehicle will be offering screenings in West Virginia later this week. ...

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