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The radiologist from Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, ran breast-screening programmes giving women they all-clear when they had cancer. The women were victims of a radiologist who released incorrect results for breast cancer screening for years,
Grant Union High School students diagnosed with latent tuberculosis Published: Wednesday, May. Sacramento County public health officials say 64 more Grant Union High School students have been diagnosed with latent tuberculosis. This brings the total
Women are often told they don't have to get a Pap test for cervical cancer if they're over 65, but the data behind that recommendation might underestimate their cancer risk, researchers say. That's because many studies don't take into account that
Ablin and science writer Ronald Piana think about routine PSA screening for prostate cancer? The title of their new book offers a pretty good clue: The Great Prostate Hoax: How Big Medicine Hijacked the PSA Test and Caused a Public Health Disaster .
Newborn babies to be tested for rare diseases The number of conditions for which newborn babies in England are screened is to increase. All babies born in the UK are already tested for common genetic conditions such as cystic fibrosis. Now four
Lung cancer screening with the use of low-dose computed tomography (CT), along with appropriate follow-up care, significantly reduces lung cancer deaths and is cost effective compared to other major cancer screening programs. Facilities applying for
Auckland [ change ] Showers Max 20° Min 12° Improvements to newborn hearing screening National Party, Fuseworks May 8, 2014, 11:27 am Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew says two reports on newborn hearing screening released today should give
Nine months ago, Shannon Allen had no idea that she would need the services of St. Joseph East hospital's breast care center until the newly appointed board member of the St. Joseph London Foundation was urged in July by her gynecologist to get her
Internal Medicine Newswise Screening for cervical cancer has become more complex in the last few years, leaving physicians and patients in a quandary: do they test with the traditional Pap smear or do they add a test for human papilloma virus? Some
In an effort to consolidate their vendor management, the teams (who have common ownership) looked to VeriFirst to drive cost efficiencies and compliance...The company has been delivering risk management and background screening services since 2004. "