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A link between drug usage and strokes in young adults

16:13 15 February in Business, Diagnosis, doctor, Health, Medicine
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Cardiovascular complications are diagnoses Doctors frequently deal with cardiovascular complications in patients over 65. However, doctors are noticing an increase in patients suffering strokes at an alarmingly young age. The theory behind this is that the younger generation are consuming illicit drugs at a higher...

How dangerous could a misdiagnosed Penicillin allergy be?

15:43 15 February in Business, Diagnosis, doctor, Health, Medicine
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Clinicians at Massachusetts General Hospital and Kaiser Permanente with the collaboration of The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI), the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), and The Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) were tasked with commissioning a review on the...

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...