News tagged with misdiagnosis

Gaps exist in brain injury knowledge among veterans

(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) found that only 1 in 5 veterans reported receiving brain injury education while serving in the military. The researchers, whose findings were ...

Mar 29, 2013
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False-positive mammograms can trigger long-term distress

(HealthDay)—Women who have a false-positive mammogram result—when breast cancer is first suspected but then dispelled with further testing—can have lingering anxiety and distress up to three years after the misdiagnosis, ...

Mar 19, 2013
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