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‘Overdiagnosis’ / ‘overtreating’– relevant in sportsphysio/medicine? Professor Peter O’Sullivan

BJSM podcast in 2015 with Prof Peter O’Sullivan on ‘overdiagnosis’ and ‘overtreating’ in sports medicine.

“Did you listen to Ray Moynihan’s podcast on ‘’Overdiagnosis in sports medicine”? 61 more words

Are wealthier people at extra risk of harm?

In this New England Journal of Medicine paper, Welch and colleagues discuss whether wealthier people receive too much care – ie more than is good for them. 65 more words


Prognosis negative: If it ain't broke...

Driving in to work this morning, I caught a bit of the Hugh Hewitt show.  I’m not sure who Hugh was interviewing, but the topic was the Republican repeal of… 1,517 more words


Breast cancer screening - why do physicians continue to ignore national guidelines?'

When research shows breast cancer screening participants are more likely to experience more harms than benefits, why do physicians continue to ignore national guidelines and recommend screening mammography? 52 more words


The ADHD Controversy.

ADHD was already a controversial diagnosis; are Jerome Kagan’s recent criticisms of it warranted?

Is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) a legitimate diagnosis or is it mostly a fraud? 2,628 more words


New Qualitative Study on Clinicians' Views about Papillary Microcarcinoma: What's in a Name?

A new qualitative study was published in Thyroid exploring the views of clinicians in Australia regarding papillary thyroid microcarcinoma.  The lead author of the article is… 462 more words

Thyroid Cancer Overdiagnosis

College of American Pathologists Discourages Informing Most Non-Invasive EFVPTC Patients about NIFTP Reclassification

An article published recently in Cap Today Online, a publication of the College of American Pathologists, has opined that most patients who have already been treated for the type of thyroid cancer (noninvasive encapsulated follicular variant) need not be informed that their “cancer” has been reclassified. 246 more words