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

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

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

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...