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2013-10-16 11:34:45

Evaluation of diagnostic studies is often a challenge in diseases that are not defined by a specific test. Assessment of the accuracy of diagnostic tests is essential because they may be used to define who is considered to have a disease and receive treatment for it. However, measuring the accuracy of a diagnostic test requires an accurate gold standard, which defines which patients truly have and do not have the disease. Studies of diseases not defined by a specific test often rely on expert...

2013-08-15 23:22:40

Medical diagnosis for people with health concerns is no longer restricted to normal business hours. An innovative team of USA licensed, educated doctors have begun providing routine and urgent care services seven days/week at Online USA Doctors, by implementing email and video consultations online on the internet. (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Medical diagnosis for people with health concerns is no longer restricted to normal business hours. An innovative team of USA licensed, educated doctors...

2013-07-30 23:28:45

Dr. Gary McClain addressed the national summer meeting of the Association for Adult Development and Aging in New York City on July 18, 2013. The title of Dr. McClain’s presentation was “The Journey of Illness: An Adult Development Perspective.” New York, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Dr. Gary McClain addressed the national summer meeting of the Association for Adult Development and Aging in New York City on July 18, 2013. A specialist in the emotional impact of chronic and catastrophic...

2013-01-31 23:01:58

HealthCare 365 to be the first practice in Ontario to deploy innovative diagnosis decision support system from Isabel Healthcare. Healthcare 365 will use Isabel to broaden thier differential diagnosis in complex cases to speed time to diagnsosis and treatment. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 Isabel Healthcare announced today that HealthCare 365 has deployed the Isabel diagnosis decision support tool to support efficient decision making from diagnosis through treatment. Isabel will be...

Clarity Starts At Exome
2012-06-13 21:11:42

Sequencing protein-making part of genome can change diagnosis and patient care In the June 13 issue of Science Translational Medicine, an international team led by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine reports that the new technology of exome sequencing is not only a promising method for identifying disease-causing genes, but may also improve diagnoses and guide individual patient care. In exome sequencing, researchers selectively and simultaneously...

2012-03-20 23:01:26

A board certified internal medicine physician in Nebraska releases videos in which he talks directly to his patients about common medical problems. He uses a whiteboard to explain complex medical concepts in a simple language to make it useful to people without any medical background. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 Nabin Sapkota, MD has been working on the book project “Symptoms and Diagnosis” for the last three months. His website has been attracting readers looking for...

2012-03-12 14:58:53

A new study examines how symptoms presented online influence people's reactions to possible medical conditions Maybe you've had a reoccurring sore throat or frequent headaches. Perhaps the pain in your leg won't go away. In the past, you might have gone to a doctor's office to diagnose symptoms. Today, people are more likely to go online to punch in their symptoms. Details of a new study examining how symptoms presented online influence people's reactions to possible medical...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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