Oncology & Cancer

How care pathways contribute to improving oncological care

Care pathways for cancer patients play an important role in improving the quality of care and the outcomes of this care. This is the conclusion of Jolanda van Hoeve in her doctoral thesis that she will defend at the University ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO Africa: New rapid tests a 'game changer' against COVID

Health officials in Africa say the rollout of rapid diagnostic tests for COVID-19 could be a "game changer" for their fight against the coronavirus but also warned Thursday that increased testing could drive up confirmed ...

HIV & AIDS

Guidelines issued on managing infants exposed to HIV

(HealthDay)—In a clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics, published online Oct. 19 in Pediatrics, guidelines are presented for the evaluation and management of infants exposed to HIV.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists use holographic imaging to detect viruses and antibodies

A team of New York University scientists has developed a method using holographic imaging to detect both viruses and antibodies. The breakthrough has the potential to aid in medical diagnoses and, specifically, those related ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Despite toll, never too late to fight pandemic: WHO chief

The grim milestone of one million COVID-19 deaths should spur the planet into fighting back against the disease, the WHO insisted Tuesday, saying it was "never too late to turn things around".

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Diagnostic test

A diagnostic test is any kind of medical test performed to aid in the diagnosis or detection of disease. For example:

A drug test can be a specific medical test to acertain the presence of a certain drug in the body (for example, in drug addicts).

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