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2014-04-07 23:22:43

Appointment of industry veteran, based in London, UK, reflects expansion of business outside North America and clear strategy to accelerate growth. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 ClearStar, a leading technology and service provider to the background check industry, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Luke Battah, a veteran of the screening and background check industry, as Senior Vice President & General Manager of International Business based in the company’s office...

2014-04-07 08:32:02

Online Screening and Resources Available at www.HowDoYouScore.org WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Screening for Mental Health, Inc. (SMH), the pioneer in large-scale mental health screenings for the public, is focusing attention on the particular health consequences of alcohol abuse in women. The increased focus coincides with National Alcohol Screening Day, held April 10(th), 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140407/DC98832 The 17(th) annual...

2014-04-04 23:41:52

PreemploymentDirectory.com, the world’s leading background screening information portal for human resources professionals and hiring managers is pleased to announce the addition of background screening industry thought leaders’ insights to its heavily visited website. The new section is called the Background Bistro named after the column with the same name in the leading e-magazine, The Background Buzz, which is distributed worldwide to the background screening companies and...

2014-04-04 23:38:06

While most people think they don’t need colonoscopy screenings, Western Washington Medical Group explains dangers of underestimating susceptibility to colorectal cancer. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 “Think of this,” says a new article released by Western Washington Medical Group, “Nearly all of the 150,000 cases of colorectal cancer that are developed each year could have been prevented or detected in early stages if people had had their recommended screenings.”...

2014-04-03 13:14:03

Belgian study shows osteoporosis screening strategy using FRAX as pre-screening tool is cost-effective if there is optimum follow-up and adherence to medication In new research presented at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases today, investigators showed that an osteoporosis screening strategy using FRAX as a pre-screening tool is cost-effective if the follow up of the screening and medication adherence are optimized. FRAX (WHO Fracture Risk...

2014-04-03 11:51:14

A study of over 224,000 patients and more than 314,000 colonoscopies found that adenoma detection rates closely tracked the future risk of colorectal cancer. The study was published in The New England Journal of Medicine. Colonoscopies screen for colorectal cancer by detecting early, curable cancers. Precancerous adenomas — a type of colon polyp — can also be detected and removed, thereby preventing cancers from developing. "We found that higher levels of detection were associated...

2014-04-02 16:31:57

OAKLAND, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A study of over 224,000 patients and more than 314,000 colonoscopies found that adenoma detection rates closely tracked the future risk of colorectal cancer. The study was published in The New England Journal of Medicine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Colonoscopies screen for colorectal cancer by detecting early, curable cancers. Precancerous adenomas -- a type of colon polyp -- can also be detected and...

2014-04-02 11:24:05

UCSF-Harvard study finds tests offer limited benefit to oldest female patients Doctors should focus on life expectancy when deciding whether to order mammograms for their oldest female patients, since the harms of screening likely outweigh the benefits unless women are expected to live at least another decade, according to a review of the scientific literature by experts at UCSF and Harvard medical schools. National guidelines recommend that doctors make individualized screening...

2014-04-02 10:46:54

Complex benefits and harms of mammography require individualized approach A comprehensive review of 50 year's worth of international studies assessing the benefits and harms of mammography screening suggests that the benefits of the screening are often overestimated, while harms are underestimated. And, since the relative benefits and harms of screening are related to a complex array of clinical factors and personal preferences, physicians and patients need more guidance on how best to...

2014-04-01 14:20:53

Population-based screening with full-field digital mammography (FFDM) is associated with lower recall and biopsy rates than screen film mammography (SFM), suggesting that FFDM may reduce the number of diagnostic workups and biopsies that do not lead to diagnosis of breast cancer, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. Previous population-based studies comparing the accuracy of SFM versus FFDM have reported conflicting results, and reported recall rates—or the...


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