Eight in 10 new HIV infections were transmitted by people who do not receive the care they need to suppress the virus. The CDC launched an initiative to reduce new infections and keep those who are infected in treatment.
Public Health March 21, 2019
The researchers found that detecting the concentration of a protein in the blood can lead to early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. The researchers hope that the new discovery can lead to better therapy and treatment for the neurodegenerative disease.
Public Health January 22, 2019
Artificial intelligence may help prevent 22,000 cancer deaths every year starting 2033 through early diagnosis of the disease. UK Prime Minister Theresa May pledged millions of British pounds in government funding to help in the development of the AI technology.
Public Health May 21, 2018
Sultan Saladin is a legendary historical figure who unified the Muslim world in the 12th century. His death was a mystery for centuries but now, doctors reveal typhoid as a likely cause of death.
Feature | Health May 6, 2018
A new study has shed some light on how Parkinson's disease could be diagnosed and on more clues about the disease. Scientists said they can use tears to see if someone has Parkinson's.
Medicine February 23, 2018
A woman initially diagnosed with the flu contracted a rare flesh-eating disease called necrotizing fasciitis. Here's what you need to know about this rare bacterial infection.
Public Health January 23, 2018
A study highlighted that initial diagnosis in serious medical conditions is wrong in many cases. It also revealed that 21 percent of patients received a different diagnosis in a second opinion.
Public Health April 5, 2017
Studying over 600 adults who have been diagnosed with asthma in the last five years, a team of researchers has found that one out of three adults may not have asthma at all despite their diagnosis and continued medication.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 18, 2017
Diagnosing illnesses can sometimes take a lot of time and money. But a new type of breathalyzer, developed by researchers in Israel, can now determine a person's illness simply by getting a quick read of their breath.
Biotech December 29, 2016
A new study has found that physicians diagnose far better than digital applications, especially when it comes to more complicated conditions with specific symptoms.
Medicine October 12, 2016
A dancer was diagnosed with a genetic disorder after being advised by the community on Imgur after her story made the front page.
Viral May 12, 2016
Although pathologists agree on the initial diagnosis for invasive breast cancer, most of them disagree when diagnosing breast biopsy results for DCIS and atypia, a new study revealed. This over- or under-diagnosis can greatly affect patients.
Life March 22, 2016
Mapping out the entirety of a brain tumor has long been challenging for doctors. Now, researchers have developed a special dye that could help detect a brain protein indicating the edges of a tumor and where it could possibly spread.
Life November 4, 2015
An expert panel makes recommendations for improvement in diagnostic efforts. Incorrect or delayed diagnoses can lead to missed treatment opportunities, unnecessary treatments and sometimes tragic outcomes for patients and their families, the panel's report says.
Life September 23, 2015
Breast cancer is the second most common cancer affecting American women. Learn more about the disease by knowing the signs and understanding how it is diagnosed and treated,
Life August 22, 2015
Studies show that breast cancer is most commonly prevalent among elderly women. According to studies, most of these patients are not aware of the disease's signs and symptoms, aside from a lump.
Life July 13, 2015
Telemedicine is convenient and affordable so it’s not surprising that the industry is starting to grow. To truly thrive though, the industry must garner the support of an important entity.
Life July 13, 2015
Dealing with Alzheimer’s disease is nothing to scoff at, but a report has revealed that a lot of people don’t actually know they have the condition, reducing their ability to manage the disease properly.
Life March 24, 2015
As with other conditions, detecting dementia early can aid in managing symptoms sooner, helping make the situation more manageable for a patient. A skin test may help make this possible.
Life February 25, 2015
Researchers have developed a blood test that can detect and help in diagnosing depression. About 7 percent of adults in the U.S. suffer from depression each year.
Life September 17, 2014
Cancer Research UK is planning to double the funding for pancreatic cancer over the next five years. Only 3 percent of the pancreatic cancer patients survive for over five years post diagnosis.
Life August 8, 2014
Recent scientific breakthroughs have been discovered which may speed diagnosis time of Alzheimer's.
Life July 17, 2014
Several studies reveal that diagnosis of dementia, such as Alzheimer's disease, has dropped 44 percent in the past 30 years. Healthy heart, lifestyle are key reasons, say researchers.
Life July 16, 2014