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All You Need to Know About the Harmony Prenatal Test

Anyone who falls pregnant hopes to give birth to a happy and healthy baby but unfortunately many people do not realise that their child has a health defect until they arrive. 495 more words

Diagnostic Tests

Stool test 'accurate for diagnosing bowel diseases'

BBC News 28 March 2014

UK scientists say they have found a way of diagnosing different types of bowel disease by testing the smells given off by patients’ stools. 48 more words

Clinical Pathology

Misleading medical tests


There’s been a kerfuffle in the media recently (March 2012) about a blood test that will with “90  per cent accuracy” predict whether people over 70 will develop Alzheimer’s Disease within three years. 1,543 more words


March is Colorectal Awareness Month

If you’re 50 years old or older, getting a screening test for colorectal cancer could save your life. Here’s how:

Colorectal cancer screening helps find precancerous polyps so they can be removed before they turn into cancer. 179 more words

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Northwestern Medicine debuts new prostate test, reducing need for invasive biopsies

(Northwestern Memorial Hospital 26 February 2014) Northwestern Medicine® is the first health care provider in the country to offer a new non-invasive blood test for prostate cancer that is nearly three times more accurate than the current standard prostate-specific antigen blood test.

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Clinical Pathology

Diagnostic Imaging Results - Inexactness and Disclaimers


“The abovementioned report is a subjective medical opinion only based on the objective radiographic findings and should be correlated with the clinical, biochemical, microbiological and other parameters before it can be used as a basis for management.”


Diagnostic Tests

A method for the diagnosis and prognosis of the most aggressive skin cancer, is patented

(Elhuyar Fundazioa 19 February 2014) UPV/EHU researchers have developed a method for the diagnosis and prognosis of cutaneous melanoma, the type of skin cancer with the highest mortality rate. 27 more words

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