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
(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.
Other Apr 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
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
(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
A new study has found that when parents get tested for breast cancer genes, many of them share their results with their children, even with those who are very young. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journa ...
Cancer Jan 09, 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
Official DNA testing procedures were not properly followed in more than 400 investigations in Singapore, the city-state's authorities have admitted.
Other Jan 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 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 |
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 |
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
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
Laboratory-based treatment reminders meant to improve physicians' prescribing habits for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) may not be effective, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Jo ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
You've been experiencing severe back pain and weakness in your right leg. Your doctor orders a spinal MRI to help determine the cause. The radiology report diagnoses cancer.
Other Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0