October 7, 2013
Perhaps a controversial headline but a study recently appeared in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) ‘Physicians' diagnostic..
July 22, 2013
With the Duchess of Cambridge being admitted to the Lindo Wing at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, London there is worldwide interest as to when the..
March 27, 2013
Yesterday the Daily Mail ran an article entitled “How to avoid misdiagnosis: The online ‘doctor’ even GPs swear by”
March 22, 2013
USA Today ran a very interesting article yesterday about the benefits and risks of CT scans.
March 21, 2013
The Which consumer magazine in the UK has just published the results of an undercover investigation of 30 GP practices in the UK.
January 15, 2013
As the patient engagement juggernaut gathers pace, the National eHealth Collaborative has recently weighed in with a Patient Engagement Framework
December 31, 2012
Symptom: Vomiting blood (Other names: bloody vomit, hematemesis, haematemesis).
December 18, 2012
Symptom: Insomnia: Other names: sleeplessness, hyposomnia, insomniac, wakefulness, sleep difficulty, dyssomnia, difficulty in sleeping, sleep..
December 17, 2012
Symptom: Painful periods (Other names: dysmenorrhea, dysmenorrhoea)
December 6, 2012
Symptom: Sore throat (Other names: Pharyngitis, inflammation of the pharynx, raw throat, pharyngeal inflammation, throat pain).
November 28, 2012
The advent of a new generation of symptom checker finally empowers patients to make sense of medical information using their own pattern of symptoms..