Psychology & Psychiatry

Comparing the diagnostic criteria for the DSM-5 and ICD-10

Both the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition (DSM-5), and the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Edition (ICD-10) have established diagnostic ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Simple, rapid test for drug-resistant malaria developed

For the first time, scientists have developed a novel and rapid way to test whether the most common and lethal form of malaria is resistant to potent artemisinin drugs.

Pediatrics

Algorithm developed to guide evaluation, tx of motor delay

(HealthDay)—An algorithm has been developed to facilitate the surveillance and screening of children for motor delays, providing guidance for initial work-up and referral, according to a clinical report published online ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Revised criteria could reclassify many with mild Alzheimer dementia

Many patients currently diagnosed with very mild or mild Alzheimer disease dementia could potentially be reclassified as having mild cognitive impairment (MCI) under revised criteria for that condition, according to a report ...

Medical research

New blood-test to aid in Schizophrenia Diagnosis

A new blood-test resulting from research at Cambridge University could aid in the early diagnosis of recent-onset schizophrenia - complementing the traditional patient interview-based diagnosis.