New test could diagnose nine in 10 endometriosis cases
The current average time for an endometriosis diagnosis can be as long as seven years.
Scarlet fever: What parents need to know about the infection as new cases are diagnosed
NEW cases of scarlet fever have been diagnosed in North Lincolnshire and the surrounding areas as the peak season for the infection approaches. A case has been recorded in North Lincolnshire...
Chronic prostatitis developing due to candida infection: A case diagnosed 20 years later and...
Selçuk Turkel bAksaray University Training and Research Hospıtal, Pathology Department, Turkey cAksaray University Training and Research Hospıtal, Microbiology Department, Turkey Keywords: Prostatitis, Mycotic This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/) Introduction Chronic prostatitis is a disease which adversely affects the quality of life of patients and does not respond adequately to treatments In this case, we will present an immunocompetent patient…
Fig & Olive Salmonella Outbreak: 60 Diagnosed Cases, Over 100 More Possible
There have been a number of diagnosed illnesses reported following a salmonella outbreak at the Fig & Olive restaurant in CityCenterDC. Read more on our blog!
What Does an Attorney Look For When Evaluating a Failure to Diagnose Cancer Case in New York?
If your cancer had been timely diagnosed at that time, what would your treatment have been? Your breast surgeon tells you that a year earlier, your cancer was
See how many cases of colon cancer were diagnosed in your Michigan county
More than 4,600 cases of colorectal cancer are diagnosed each year in Michigan, and more than 1,700 die a year from the disease, according to statistics from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
How Does an Attorney Evaluate a FAILURE to DIAGNOSE CANCER Case in NY? Attorney Oginski Explains
How Does an Attorney Evaluate a FAILURE to DIAGNOSE CANCER Case in NY? Attorney Oginski Explains www.oginski-law.com/library/failure-to-diagnose-canc...
What Does a Malpractice Attorney Look For in a Failure to Diagnose Cancer Case in New York?
What Does a Medical Malpractice Attorney Look For in a Failure to Diagnose Cancer Case in New York? You were just diagnosed with cancer. You think your docto...
One out of Every 20 Patients Diagnosed Incorrectly Each Year
Authored by: Gray, Ritter & Graham, P.C. posted in Medical Malpractice on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. How serious are medical errors in...
Local experts share tips for living with COPD
Local experts share tips for living with COPD YOUR LOCAL NEWS IS MADE POSSIBLE BY SUPPORT FROM ITHACA, N.Y. – "Historically, we've always associated COPD with men," Kay Sharp, president of the board of the League of Women Voters of Tompkins County, said at a panel Wednesday. "It's becoming more and more of a women's issue." November is COPD awareness month, and this year, health experts in Tompkins County are working to raise awareness of the impact of COPD on women. COPD is…
HIV diagnoses decline almost 20 percent, but progress is uneven
ATLANTA – Annual HIV diagnoses in the United States fell by 19 percent from 2005 to 2014, driven by dramatic and continuing declines over the decade among several populations including heterosexuals, people who inject drugs, and African Americans – with the steepest declines among black women. However, the same level of success was not seen among all gay and bisexual men.
Virus Present at Birth Causes More Than 10 Percent of Hearing-Loss Cases in Kids
Last Updated: October 27, 2014 But most babies don't show symptoms, study says By Steven Reinberg MONDAY, Oct. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than 10 percent of babies born with an infection called cytomegalovirus will suffer permanent hearing loss, a new study reports. But only one in 10 children with the virus shows symptoms, and screening is not routine, said study lead researcher Dr. Julie…
Why Are Women With BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutations Being Diagnosed at Younger Age?
Most inherited cases of breast cancer are associated with one of two abnormal genes: BRCA1 (BReast CAncer gene one) or BRCA2 (BReast CAncer gene two) Everyone has BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. The function of the BRCA genes is to repair cell damage and keep breast cells growing normally. But when these genes contain abnormalities or mutations that are passed from generation to generation, the genes don't…
10 Things You Should Do If You Are Diagnosed With Cancer
I seem to be getting more and more calls from people just diagnosed with cancer who simply don't know where to start and what to do. These people come from all walks of life and many are smart, highly successful individuals. But facing a cancer diagnosis is not like anything they have faced before. It's monumental, life-altering. They feel overwhelmed and their world has seemingly spun completely out of control. One of our goals at the Cancer Support Community is to help people…
What Is COPD?
Your doctor says you have COPD. Now what? WebMD explains what it is, what causes it, and what you can do to reduce your symptoms.
What is COPD?
Learn the signs, symptoms, and treatment options for COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.
What Is Exacerbation of COPD?
Exacerbations of COPD can have serious consequences. Find out what an exacerbation is and what types of warning signs and symptoms you should look for.
Inhalers for COPD: What Types Are There?
What are the different types of COPD inhalers available and how do they affect the body? What are the possible risks and side effects?
Diagnosing Alzheimer's: How Alzheimer's is diagnosed
Diagnosing Alzheimer's — Learn more about the early signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s dementia and how it’s diagnosed.
How are COPD and Lung Canc
While they’re two very distinct diseases, research shows that COPD and lung cancer are more closely related than we previously thought.