Autism spectrum disorders

Electronic health record data may predict early autism

Autism detection using electronic health record (EHR) data achieves clinically meaningful accuracy by age 30 days, which improves by age 1 year, according to a study published online Feb. 2 in JAMA Network Open.

Oncology & Cancer

Multicancer early detection feasible for outpatients

A blood-based multicancer early detection (MCED) test using cell-free DNA (cfDNA) is feasible for outpatients and has a positive predictive value of about 40 percent, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of ...

Radiology & Imaging

MRI index can predict postop recurrence in Crohn disease

A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) index has been developed and validated for predicting postoperative recurrence (POR) in Crohn disease (CD), according to a study published in the May issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Two acute symptoms may predict prolonged concussion recovery

A decision tree model may be used by clinicians to help identify patients who are most likely to experience a prolonged recovery following a sport-related concussion, according to a study published in the February issue of ...


CRP can help assess severity of acute ulcerative colitis

(HealthDay)—A C-reactive protein (CRP) cutoff is a sensitive and practical alternative to erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) as a criterion to help determine ulcerative colitis (UC) activity, according to a study published ...

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