News tagged with symptoms

Related topics: patients

New study may improve treatment of intestinal tumours

Patients with neuroendocrine tumours that have spread beyond the intestines should not have surgery before they present with abdominal-related symptoms. This is shown in a new study by researchers at Uppsala University, who ...

Nov 01, 2017
popularity0 comments 0

When it comes to strokes, timing is everything

Sudden onset of blurred vision, slurred speech, numbness or paralysis in the face, arm, or leg can be indications of a stroke. Oftentimes, many wait to seek help, but this can be a fatal mistake: the risks of permanent damage ...

Oct 31, 2017
popularity0 comments 0

Symptom

A symptom (from Greek σύμπτωμα, "accident, misfortune, that which befalls", from συμπίπτω, "I befall", from συν- "together, with" + πίπτω, "I fall") is a departure from normal function or feeling which is noticed by a patient, indicating the presence of disease or abnormality. A symptom is subjective, observed by the patient, and not measured.

This text uses material from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA

Subscribe to rss feed