News tagged with test results

Doctors failing to follow up test results

(Medical Xpress)—A systematic review by UNSW Medicine researchers has found up to 62 per cent of laboratory tests and up to 36 per cent of radiology reports were not being followed up by doctors, for patients ...

Sep 27, 2012
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You could be sick ... but probably not

Do you automatically assume that a headache is a brain tumor? Do you worry that a minor cut could lead to flesh-eating bacteria ravaging a limb and requiring massive surgical intervention?

Aug 14, 2012
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Student co-authors radiology study

“I believe that out of anxiety, patients want to know their test results as quickly as possible,” Roman Nelson (’12) said. “Having a medical scan done often comes with profound news, either ...

May 16, 2012
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Engineers enter fight against AIDS in Africa

(AP) -- Getting AIDS test results from labs to remote villages once took weeks in Mozambique, with the information sent by courier along the impoverished country's terrible roads. The delay could mean death.

Apr 10, 2012
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Green tea could cloud Olympic doping tests

(AP) -- Olympic doping officials are considering whether to tweak their tests after a recent British study showed green tea might hide testosterone from the standard test used to spot it.

Apr 05, 2012
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