Tag Archives: Test

At least 10 people– including American– test positive for coronavirus on cruise ship off Japan, 3,700 quarantined

At least 10 people aboard a cruise ship off Japan have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a statement Wednesday night from Princess Cruises. The news comes as infections outside of China continue to increase. All 2,666 guests and 1,045 crewmembers aboard the Diamond Princess have been quarantined for over a day and are likely… Read More »

“No Need For Pap test every year”: Says American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society released new screening recommendations (14 March,2012) for the prevention and early detection of cervical cancer. Screenings are tests for women who have no symptoms of cervical cancer. Among the changes: the American Cancer Society no longer recommends that women get a Pap test every year.   Screening (March 21, 2013) Recommendations for Cervical Cancer… Read More »

Smartphone Camera Test for Urinary Tract Infections

Researchers at the University of Bath have developed a simple point-of-care test for urinary tract infections that uses a smartphone camera. The system can rapidly detect the presence of E. coli in urine samples and could guide doctors in their decision to prescribe antibiotics, ensuring appropriate patient care and avoiding the overuse of antimicrobial medication.… Read More »

How Much Do You Really Know About Coaching Women? Test Your Skills Here!

When it comes to coaching, the learning never stops. Even if you’re well-educated and certified, you might notice that there are some questions you don’t know how to answer, or client challenges you don’t know how to solve — especially with your female clients. For example, suppose a client asks you how to adapt her… Read More »

Creatinine Test

What is a creatinine test? This test measures creatinine levels in blood and/or urine. Creatinine is a waste product made by your muscles as part of regular, everyday activity. Normally, your kidneys filter creatinine from your blood and send it out of the body in your urine. If there is a problem with your kidneys,… Read More »

New patient test could tell GPs if infections are antibiotic resistant in under two hours

A new rapid patient test which could identify whether bacteria isolated from clinical samples are antibiotic resistant in under two hours is being trialled on a range of antibiotics commonly used to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs). If successful, the test could transform decision-making around antibiotic choice by helping inform the five million antibiotic prescriptions… Read More »

A Blood Test for Alzheimer’s? It’s Coming, Scientists Report

For decades, researchers have sought a blood test for beta amyloid, the protein that is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. Several groups and companies have made progress, and on Thursday, scientists at Washington University in St. Louis reported that they had devised the most sensitive blood test yet. The test will not be available for… Read More »

Q&A released with Major General John Charlton, Former Commander of the Army Test and Evaluation Center, US Army ahead of SMi’s Future Armored Vehicles Active Protection Systems USA Conference 2019

SMi reports: Conference chairman, Former Commander of the Army Test and Evaluation Center, US Army is interviewed ahead of the upcoming conference on June 11th and 12th 2019 Ahead of SMi’s Future Armored Vehicles Active Protection Systems USA conference taking place on June 11th and 12th in Arlington, VA, SMi group caught up with conference… Read More »