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Obese patients may be at increased risk for asthma misdiagnosis

Obese patients may be at increased risk for asthma misdiagnosis

Autistic toddlers’ brain research may help early diagnosis: Study

Autistic toddlers’ brain research may help early diagnosis: Study

Medical malpractice claims in and out of hospitals similar: Study

Medical malpractice claims in and out of hospitals similar: Study

Each one of us receives 60 new mutations in our genome from parents

Each one of us receives 60 new mutations in our genome from parents

Hepatitis B virus rebound common in patients receiving nucleoside analogs for chronic hepatitis B

Hepatitis B virus rebound common in patients receiving nucleoside analogs for chronic hepatitis B

U.S. TB cases reach all-time low, but eradication target missed, CDC says

U.S. TB cases reach all-time low, but eradication target missed, CDC says

First disease-specific biomarker for sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease identified

First disease-specific biomarker for sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease identified

Vascular disorder of the brain most frequently misdiagnosed as multiple sclerosis

Vascular disorder of the brain most frequently misdiagnosed as multiple sclerosis

New, simple device to detect lung pathogens causing pneumonia

New, simple device to detect lung pathogens causing pneumonia

Rare bleeding disorder misdiagnosed

Rare bleeding disorder misdiagnosed

Early MRI in young adults associated with lower rate of stroke misdiagnosis

Early MRI in young adults associated with lower rate of stroke misdiagnosis

Scientists discover KCNH2 gene mutation in patients with long QT syndrome

Scientists discover KCNH2 gene mutation in patients with long QT syndrome

Lancet World Report examines health risks associated with inaccurate TB tests, WHO's upcoming recommendations

Lancet World Report examines health risks associated with inaccurate TB tests, WHO's upcoming recommendations

ECRI Institute introduces CT Radiation Dose Safety Review service to reduce risk of excessive radiation

ECRI Institute introduces CT Radiation Dose Safety Review service to reduce risk of excessive radiation

MedSolutions, Corporate Research Group announce initial results from diagnostic accuracy program

MedSolutions, Corporate Research Group announce initial results from diagnostic accuracy program

Studies show diagnostic errors cause adverse events than medication errors

Studies show diagnostic errors cause adverse events than medication errors

SNM supports U.S. Senate's introduction of CARE Act

SNM supports U.S. Senate's introduction of CARE Act

Teachers' perceptions of poor behavior leads to potential misdiagnosis of ADHD

Teachers' perceptions of poor behavior leads to potential misdiagnosis of ADHD

Syntermed releases NeuroQ version 3.5 for analysis, image display of brain FDG-PET scans

Syntermed releases NeuroQ version 3.5 for analysis, image display of brain FDG-PET scans

dabl's computerised system prevents misdiagnosis of ABPM

dabl's computerised system prevents misdiagnosis of ABPM