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  • Gadget can diagnose prostate cancer in 30 minutes

    09/27/2009 3:32:59 PM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies · 1,285+ views
    The ^ | 9/27/09 | Joseph Hall, Megan Ogilvie
    Toronto researchers have developed a portable device they say will accurately diagnose prostate cancer in 30 minutes. The microchip technology, created by a pair of University of Toronto scientists, will be able to determine the severity of the tumours through a simple urine sample and produce quick diagnosis with no need for painful biopsies.
  • Beat the NHS backlog ...diagnose yourself

    03/17/2002 4:41:54 AM PST · by CrossCheck · 3 replies · 612+ views
    Scotland on Sunday ^ | March 17, 2002 | Pauline McInnes
    PATIENTS will be allowed to bypass their GP and refer themselves for hospital treatment as part of a radical patient "DIY diagnosis" plan being considered by the Scottish Executive. The fast-track scheme would enable patients who have used the internet or medical books to diagnose their illnesses to see a consultant without the need for an appointment at their local surgery. The plan, proposed by a senior Glasgow consultant, has won the backing of the British Medical Association and the Royal College of Physicians of Glasgow and is being investigated by the Scottish Executive. John Sinclair, a urologist at the...