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Panic attacks linked to higher risk of heart attacks and heart disease, especially in younger people

Panic attacks linked to higher risk of heart attacks and heart disease, especially in younger people

Asthma may be over-diagnosed by up to 30 per cent in Canadian adults

Asthma may be over-diagnosed by up to 30 per cent in Canadian adults

Leprosy forgotten but not gone

Leprosy forgotten but not gone

Leprosy still present in the U.S.

Leprosy still present in the U.S.

Current hospital tests for Clostridium difficile not accurate enough

Current hospital tests for Clostridium difficile not accurate enough

Hospital error resulted in 17 cancer patients wrongly told they were clear

Hospital error resulted in 17 cancer patients wrongly told they were clear

Inquest hears how overworked, exhausted doctors make mistakes

Inquest hears how overworked, exhausted doctors make mistakes

Concerns over placebo pill for kids

Concerns over placebo pill for kids

Washington Post series examines errors in psychiatric diagnoses, medications of detained immigrants

Washington Post series examines errors in psychiatric diagnoses, medications of detained immigrants

AstraZeneca submits sNDA for SEROQUEL XR for treatment of major depressive disorder

AstraZeneca submits sNDA for SEROQUEL XR for treatment of major depressive disorder

Should children be tested for gene mutations linked to cancers?

Should children be tested for gene mutations linked to cancers?

Monkey malaria more widespread in Malaysian people than previously thought

Monkey malaria more widespread in Malaysian people than previously thought

AstraZeneca submits sNDAs for SEROQUEL XR for bipolar symptoms

AstraZeneca submits sNDAs for SEROQUEL XR for bipolar symptoms

Reading tests used to identify children with reading problems are being misapplied

Reading tests used to identify children with reading problems are being misapplied

Pregnant women at risk for unnecessary operations due to misdiagnosis of appendicitis

Pregnant women at risk for unnecessary operations due to misdiagnosis of appendicitis

Charcot foot becoming more common

Charcot foot becoming more common

A tumor marker Ca 19-9 in diabetics can lead to misdiagnosis of pancreatic cancer

A tumor marker Ca 19-9 in diabetics can lead to misdiagnosis of pancreatic cancer

Vaginal health

Vaginal health

High cholesterol makes people more prone to tick disease human granulocytic anaplasmosis

High cholesterol makes people more prone to tick disease human granulocytic anaplasmosis

High rate of misdiagnosis in patients in an acute vegetative state

High rate of misdiagnosis in patients in an acute vegetative state