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Overdiagnosis poses significant threat to human health

” a third of people diagnosed with asthma may not have the condition; a systematic review suggests up to one in three breast cancers detected through screenings may be overdiagnosed; and some researchers argue osteoporosis treatments may do more harm than good for women at very low risk of future fracture “ 541 more words

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Milestone

My consultant, my husband and I did, in the end, manage to co-ordinate our diaries for today, so it was back to the Breast Care Clinic. 323 more words

First Swim

This is our river, in which yesterday – after several days of lovely warm weather – we took our inaugural dip in the company of some of our neighbours. 578 more words

Are Annual Health Check-Ups Of Any Use?

Comprehensive health check-ups have become all the rage. There is a general feeling that doing a non-targeted check-up once a year helps pick up disease early and prevent future problems. 213 more words

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