Tag Archives: Diagnosis

HIV Diagnosis: Why Testing For HIV Is So Important

Last week, there was a report in the Sun titled “HIV Hollywood Panic.” According to the British tabloid, an unnamed “A-list star” has been diagnosed as HIV positive, which reportedly has had people talking in Hollywood. The alleged actor in question has a had bad boy reputation and is known for his “womanizing” ways. Now that there’s news that Charlie ...

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Dogs That Can Smell Cancer: Meet The Canine Friends At The Forefront Of Early Diagnosis

Dogs that can smell cancer may be the newest tool in early detection and treatment of some forms of the dreaded disease, CNN is reporting. For over 25 years, medical researchers have seen promise in cancer detection from our canine friends. The first documented and studied case of a dog sniffing out cancer dates from 1989, when British medical journal ...

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Stroke Selfie? Woman’s Video Leads To Diagnosis

A 49-year-old Toronto area woman’s video selfie has proven crucial to her doctors, enabling them to diagnose her with a mini-stroke days after they told her the symptoms were the result of stress. “I thought if I could show somebody what was happening, they would have a better understanding,” Stacey Yepes said, speaking of her decision to record the harrowing ...

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ADHD Diagnosis Continues To Soar

The diagnosis of ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, continues to soar. In 1990, 600,000 children were taking medication for the disorder. The number is now more than 3 million. The increased numbers are blamed on awareness and marketing campaigns led by pharmaceutical companies. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention classifies ADHD as a neurobehavioral disorder, which is most ...

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