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Researchers deploy new framework for eliminating defects in health care value

Researchers deploy new framework for eliminating defects in health care value

Low-dose CT for lung cancer screening offers more benefit than harm for heavy ex-smokers

Low-dose CT for lung cancer screening offers more benefit than harm for heavy ex-smokers

First PSMA-targeted PET imaging drug approved for men with prostate cancer

First PSMA-targeted PET imaging drug approved for men with prostate cancer

Authors demonstrate process of misdiagnosis to improve the understanding of congenital heart defect

Authors demonstrate process of misdiagnosis to improve the understanding of congenital heart defect

Revolutionary 3D color wrist scanner to be tested in international trial

Revolutionary 3D color wrist scanner to be tested in international trial

Unrelated mutations can lead to false-positive results in men with advanced prostate cancer

Unrelated mutations can lead to false-positive results in men with advanced prostate cancer

NYU scientists develop a method using holographic imaging to detect viruses, antibodies

NYU scientists develop a method using holographic imaging to detect viruses, antibodies

Vigorous physical exercise and spongy appearance of the heart

Vigorous physical exercise and spongy appearance of the heart

High levels of blood clotting factor V in severe COVID‐19 associated with worse outcomes

High levels of blood clotting factor V in severe COVID‐19 associated with worse outcomes

New guideline can help clinicians identify hard-to-diagnose acute aortic syndrome

New guideline can help clinicians identify hard-to-diagnose acute aortic syndrome

Hybrid fungus involved in lung infections discovered

Hybrid fungus involved in lung infections discovered

UniSA researchers pioneer new method to more accurately diagnose Parkinson’s disease

UniSA researchers pioneer new method to more accurately diagnose Parkinson’s disease

Chimeric reference standards for validating controls in SARS-CoV-2 tests

Chimeric reference standards for validating controls in SARS-CoV-2 tests

Genetic risk score is effective in diagnosing type 1 diabetes in Indians

Genetic risk score is effective in diagnosing type 1 diabetes in Indians

Excruciating cluster headaches often misdiagnosed

Excruciating cluster headaches often misdiagnosed

People suffering from cluster headache often face a long delay in being diagnosed properly

People suffering from cluster headache often face a long delay in being diagnosed properly

New 'sniff test' predicts recovery of consciousness in the brain

New 'sniff test' predicts recovery of consciousness in the brain

Study: Most uncommon infections and major vascular events are likely to be misdiagnosed

Study: Most uncommon infections and major vascular events are likely to be misdiagnosed

People thinking they have had COVID-19 could increase transmission

People thinking they have had COVID-19 could increase transmission

Using Multiplex Assays to Discover Biomarkers for Parkinson’s Disease

Using Multiplex Assays to Discover Biomarkers for Parkinson’s Disease