Tag: diagnosis

Innovation, Research

What You Need To Know About Getting Pregnant With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

November 29, 2022

Via: HuffPost

Perhaps you already have a polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) diagnosis and a doctor has told you that you’ll likely have a hard time getting pregnant. Or maybe you’ve been trying to get pregnant for a while and are beginning to […]

Biomarker, Innovation

Non-Invasive, Precision-Based Approaches for Diagnosis and Treatment of Inflammatory Skin Conditions

November 16, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Inflammatory skin conditions such as atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, vitiligo, hidradenitis suppurativa and others impact a significant portion of the U.S. population. In fact, nearly half of all visits to primary care physicians include some level of dermatological indication. Many of […]


Too Many Antibiotics Prescribed With No Doctor’s Visit, Study Finds

February 19, 2020

Via: Forbes

A recent study published in Health Affairs by researchers with Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has found that nearly 45% of antibiotics prescribed over a 10-year period were given out for […]

Innovation, Patient Experience, Regulatory

Precision Medicine Gets A Boost From Congress

October 10, 2019

Via: Forbes

Of the approximately 7,000 rare diseases 80% are genetic. And, more than half of rare diseases affect children. For patients and their caregivers, one of the more frustrating aspects of rare diseases is the length of time from symptom onset […]


Hospital EHR, add-ons helps reduce costly, unnecessary GI testing

April 24, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

An alert and “hard stop” programmed into an electronic health records system at an academic medical center resulted in a significant reduction in inappropriate gastrointestinal panel testing and cost savings. Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center hard-wired criteria […]


How machine learning can transform medicine

March 1, 2019


The medical field has some characteristics that make it an attractive target for machine learning. The high stakes nature of correct disease diagnosis, coupled with over-worked and fatigued doctors, can lead to cases where patients with easily treatable diseases go […]

Innovation, Med Tech

AI could predict Alzheimer’s disease six years prior to diagnosis

January 3, 2019

Via: The Medical News

The algorithm was able to detect the condition about six years before it was clinically diagnosed. Given that drugs are available that can help stem Alzheimer’s progression if it is caught early on, the development has the potential to help […]

Innovation, Med Tech

AI could revolutionise dermatology, but key hurdles remain

December 5, 2018


The use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the field of dermatology could provide significant benefit to both patients and dermatologists alike. Not only does AI in dermatology have potential in alerting people when they may need to see a doctor […]

Biomarker, Innovation

Blood test detects mild traumatic brain injury for up to a week

March 31, 2016

Via: The Medical News

Researchers report findings of a blood biomarker that consistently detects mild to moderate traumatic brain injury (MMTBI) for up to 7 days and quantifies the degree of damage. “This test could take the guesswork out of making a diagnosis by […]


New biomarker identified in women with mental illness

June 21, 2015

Via: Sciencedaily Health

Psychiatric disorders can be difficult to diagnose because clinicians must rely upon interpreted clues, such as a patient’s behaviors and feelings. For the first time, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report identifying a biological marker: […]