Researchers at WorldCare Consortium® member UCLA Health find how colon cancer mutates to escape the immune system

08:00 11 June in Health, Medicine
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A study led by WorldCare Consortium® member UCLA Health has found colon cancer alters its genes during development to avoid detection by the immune system, thereby creating a specific genetic imprint in the process. Until now, the process of immunoediting, the ability of cancer to change...

Trastorno bipolar: el diagnóstico adecuado es fundamental

12:00 06 June in Diagnosis, Health, Medicine
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El diagnóstico errado de trastorno bipolar es alarmantemente común. Diversos estudios demuestran que este desorden puede ser la enfermedad mental más frecuentemente diagnosticada de manera errada. De acuerdo con datos publicados por la National Deppresive and Maniac-Deppresive Association, el 69 por ciento de pacientes con...

Research from WorldCare Consortium® member Dana-Farber Cancer Institute indicates blood test’s potential for early detection of lung cancer

11:59 05 June in Diagnosis, doctor, Medicine
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A study led by doctors at WorldCare Consortium® member Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has found that a test analyzing free-floating DNA in the blood may be able to detect early-stage lung cancer. A preliminary report from the on-going Circulating Cell-Free Genome Atlas (CCGA) study, which is...

Alzheimer’s Disease: Scientists Propose New Definition

08:00 14 May in Diagnosis, Health, Medicine
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Researchers from Mayo Clinic and the Alzheimer’s Association have proposed shifting the definition of Alzheimer’s disease in living people from the current one, based on behavioral symptoms and cognitive changes with a biomarker confirmation, to a strictly biological construct. Recently, it was discovered that clinical trials...

Mental Health Diagnosis and Treatment: Misdiagnosis and a Need for Enhanced Diagnostic Screening

08:00 16 April in Diagnosis, doctor, Health, Medicine
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A cross-sectional study to determine the incidence of major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder and generalized anxiety disorder and to assess their detection rates in the Canadian primary care setting found that of the 840 primary care patients assessed: 27.2 percent...