News tagged with test results
(HealthDay)—Long waiting times and unclear test results are the top patient grievances when it comes to visiting the doctor, according to a report published in the June issue of Consumer Reports.
Health May 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Abbott Laboratories is recalling its FreeStyle InsuLinx Blood Glucose Meters after finding that they display and store incorrect test results for dangerously high blood sugar levels.
Medications Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—South African officials say they have detected bird flu on an ostrich farm but that it is unrelated to the strain that has killed eight people in China.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—As hospitals increasingly forgo pen and paper in favor of "e-records," new research suggests the move is leaving many doctors struggling in a sea of daily communications.
Health Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Following BRCA testing, many women who are non-BRCA carriers undergo risk-reducing procedures and additional ovarian cancer screenings, despite limited data to determine the effectiveness of these interventions among the ...
Cancer Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Just yelling "turn it down" isn't enough when young people are blasting music directly into their ears via earbuds and headphones, parents say. A new poll from the University of Michigan shows parents are strongly in favor ...
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Health officials say four more people have died in the national meningitis outbreak, bringing the number of deaths to 19.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(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 ...
Health Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Routine screening for ovarian cancer is ineffective and at times can do more harm than good, a panel of cancer specialists has concluded.
Cancer Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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?
Health Aug 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Tens of thousands of Americans taking potent antiretroviral therapies, or ART, to keep their HIV disease in check may not have as much control over the viral infection as previous estimates have suggested, according to results ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Diagnostic tests are increasingly capable of identifying plaques and tangles present in Alzheimer's disease, yet the disease remains untreatable. Questions remain about how these tests can be used in research studies examining ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
South Africa is recalling 500,000 HIV test kits it ordered from a South Korean company despite a World Health Organisation (WHO) warning over inconclusive results, the health ministry said Tuesday.
HIV & AIDS Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Medical researchers at the University of Alberta reviewed test results from thousands of patients with various types of cancer and discovered that "disorganized" cancers were more difficult to treat and consistently resulted ...
Cancer Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new study suggests that head impacts experienced during contact sports such as football and hockey may worsen some college athletes' ability to acquire new information. The research is published in the May 16, 2012, online ...
Neuroscience May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0