Tag: "undiagnosed" at biology news
NYC's First Rapid HIV Drug-resistant AIDS Case Prompts Call to Step Up HIV Prevention
...ng reasons people put themselves at risk-including undiagnosed
depression and poor access to mental health services -- if we are to truly break the chain of infection through effective prevention, testing and treatment efforts." ...
One-third of adults with diabetes still don't know they have it
...9 to 2002. However, the percentage of adults with undiagnosed
diabetes did not change significantly over the yea...95 percent of all diabetes cases and virtually all undiagnosed
diabetes cases. Diabetes is a group of diseases marked by high levels of blood glucose resulting fr...
Speeding the search for elusive chromosomal errors
... heart defects and facial abnormalities, have gone undiagnosed
because they may not have an easily recognizable syndrome," said study leader Tamin H. Shaikh, Ph.D., a molecular geneticist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. "Until recently, our laboratory technology was not sufficiently refined to detec...
Second opinion yields treatment changes for half of patients
... of patients, in some cases identifying previously undiagnosed
second cancers. More than a quarter of patients were recommended to undergo another biopsy. Previous studies have documented variation in how radiologists interpret mammograms. Those who specialize in breast imaging tend to detect more abnormalities....
Holiday gluttony can spell disaster for undiagnosed diabetics
...r other maladies. That's bad news for those with undiagnosed
diabetes. "The obesity epidemic is surging and p...d cases of type 1 or type 2 diabetes and 6 million undiagnosed
cases, it's vital to stay healthy during the holidays, Dr. Chandalia said. Keep in mind, she said,...
Stroke symptoms common among general population
... a history of stroke reveals that many have had an undiagnosed
or silent stroke, according to background informat...or clinical diagnosis," the authors write. "These undiagnosed
or unrecognized events could have a substantial impact on cognitive functioning or personality and c...
Scientists perform 'tricky' operation
...ficult," Ms Dunne said. "Many infections remain undiagnosed
as a result." It is hoped that the results of the project will help research and improve treatments, in turn sponsoring awareness. Ms Dunne's contribution to the project involved the identification and annotation of several large families of ge...
Anxiety disorders surprisingly common yet often untreated
...inistered screening tool, identifies patients with undiagnosed
generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, post traumatic stress disorder or social anxiety disorder. The new study, which looked at 965 patients in 15 primary care clinics, found anxiety to be as prevalent as depression, and much more common than...