Masks for smear test patients in Thailand

A health clinic in Thailand is handing out masks to encourage more women to attend their cervical smear tests.
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Publication date: Available online 25 January 2019Source: Journal of Clinical and Experimental HepatologyAuthor(s): Lawrence AJ, Naveen Kalra, Anmol Bhatia, Radhika Srinivasan, Ajay Gulati, Rakesh Kapoor, Vikas Gupta, Radha K. Dhiman, Yogesh Chawla, Niranjan KhandelwalAimThe aim of this study was to compare the diagnostic adequacy of computed tomography (CT)–ultrasound (US) fusion image–guided fine needle aspiration (FNA) and US-guided FNA in patients with suspected hepatic metastases.MethodsThirty consecutive patients of either sex with known or unknown primary malignancy suspected of having liver metastases o...
Source: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
ConclusionAbnormal cytology rates were not significantly different when different levels of hospitals were compared. The survey identified nationwide opportunities for cytology quality improvement, including low rates of reporting of unsatisfactory cases and low rates for atypical glandular cells.
Source: Journal of the American Society of Cytopathology - Category: Cytology Source Type: research
[The Conversation Africa] Most cancers can now be detected early. This hasn't always been the case. The first big breakthrough came 80 years ago when the pap smear was introduced. Ten years later the mammogram was created and then nearly half a century ago the fecal occult blood test was developed.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
Conclusions Mail-based HPV self-testing programs are a potentially promising strategy for reaching underscreened women in Appalachia. Efforts are needed to better understand how to optimize the success of such programs.
Source: Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Category: Sexual Medicine Tags: Original Studies Source Type: research
We report a rare case of multinodular adult rhabdomyoma arising from the floor of the mouth. A 55-year-old female presented with a painless, soft, mobile, nontender and multinodular swelling in the right submandibular region and the floor of the mouth for 2 months. Fine-needle aspiration cytology showed cellular smears of large elongated to round cells with abundant eosinophilic granular cytoplasm, small nuclei and occasionally prominent nucleoli. Histology revealed partially encapsulated lesion showing sheets of large, oval to polygonal cells with abundant deeply eosinophilic and granular cytoplasm, with small peripherall...
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Source Type: research
During the recent winter break, I went home and visited my yearly slew of doctors for check-ups: vision, dental, gynecology, etc. In the exam room, my new gynecologist instructed me to put my feet up in the stirrups. I had recently learned in a seminar at school that new guidelines on Pap smears suggest spacing […]Find jobs at  Careers by KevinMD.com.  Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now.  Learn more.
Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Education Medical school OB/GYN Source Type: blogs
Publication date: Available online 20 February 2019Source: Biocybernetics and Biomedical EngineeringAuthor(s): Roopa B. Hegde, Keerthana Prasad, Harishchandra Hebbar, Brij Mohan Kumar SinghAbstractAutomated classification and morphological analysis of white blood cells has been addressed since last four decades, but there is no optimal method which can be used as decision support system in laboratories due to biologically complex nature of the cells. Automated blood cell analysis facilitates quick and objective results and can also handle massive amount of data without compromising with efficiency. In the present study, we...
Source: Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering - Category: Biomedical Engineering Source Type: research
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 February 2019Source: Saudi Journal of Biological SciencesAuthor(s): Mingsan Miao, Mengfan Peng, Zhengwang Zhu, Xiaoli Yan, Zhenzhen Wei, Mengyan LiAbstractAimsExplore the effects of dodder total flavone on polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) rat models induced by dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) combined human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG).MethodsExcept the blank group, the rest of the rats were injected with DHEA 6mg/100g on the back of the neck and 1.5 IU HCG each day, for 21 consecutive days. On the 16th day of modeling, vaginal smear was performed to select the model rats, which were rand...
Source: Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences - Category: Biology Source Type: research
Nutrition experts tend to favor a “less is more” approach when it comes to deciding what to eat: choosing whole, minimally processed foods over those with long, unpronounceable ingredient lists. Raisins, otherwise known as dried grapes, fit the bill. “They’re a whole food that’s minimally processed with no added ingredients or preservatives,” says Jenny Friedman, a Philadelphia-based dietitian. But raisins are also relatively high in sugar and calories. So are raisins healthy? Here’s what you need to know about the nutritional profile of raisins. What are the health benefits of r...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news
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