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VisualDx tool aids physicians in diagnosing dermatologic conditions

VisualDx tool aids physicians in diagnosing dermatologic conditions

Therapists twice as likely to misdiagnose mental illness in patients from socially disadvantaged groups

Therapists twice as likely to misdiagnose mental illness in patients from socially disadvantaged groups

Dengue fever circulating in urban areas of West Africa

Dengue fever circulating in urban areas of West Africa

Novel image-analysis technique improves breast cancer detection and diagnosis

Novel image-analysis technique improves breast cancer detection and diagnosis

Researchers develop new MRI-based technique to better detect NAFLD in children

Researchers develop new MRI-based technique to better detect NAFLD in children

Study: Lyme disease costs the U.S. health care system up to $1.3 billion a year

Study: Lyme disease costs the U.S. health care system up to $1.3 billion a year

Second opinions can optimize outcomes and avoid needless expenses

Second opinions can optimize outcomes and avoid needless expenses

New app for clinical detection of skin cancer launched on World Cancer Day

New app for clinical detection of skin cancer launched on World Cancer Day

Effective vaccine booster schedules needed to fight against whooping cough resurgence

Effective vaccine booster schedules needed to fight against whooping cough resurgence

Stress can trigger diabetes, depression and other autoimmune diseases

Stress can trigger diabetes, depression and other autoimmune diseases

Prodromal symptoms precede PD by up to a decade

Prodromal symptoms precede PD by up to a decade

Elegant Medical to receive patent for groundbreaking Stethos electronic stethoscope

Elegant Medical to receive patent for groundbreaking Stethos electronic stethoscope

FIRS mobilizes members to raise awareness on COPD

FIRS mobilizes members to raise awareness on COPD

Rare neuroendocrine tumours may be misdiagnosed as Cushing’s disease

Rare neuroendocrine tumours may be misdiagnosed as Cushing’s disease

FDG-PET technology less accurate in diagnosing lung cancer in regions where infections are common

FDG-PET technology less accurate in diagnosing lung cancer in regions where infections are common

Childhood psychiatric disorders linked to schizophrenia risk

Childhood psychiatric disorders linked to schizophrenia risk

Measuring coronary artery blockage in heart attack patients can help avoid surgery

Measuring coronary artery blockage in heart attack patients can help avoid surgery

State highlights: Calif. hospital accused of patient dumping; Wash. mental health changes

State highlights: Calif. hospital accused of patient dumping; Wash. mental health changes

Randox expands major supplier agreement with Novation

Randox expands major supplier agreement with Novation

Fabry disease awareness: an interview with Dr. Hartmann Wellhoefer, Head of Medical Affairs, Rare Disease, Shire

Fabry disease awareness: an interview with Dr. Hartmann Wellhoefer, Head of Medical Affairs, Rare Disease, Shire