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Autism: Most Adults Go Undiagnosed

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[05/05/2011] Not a single person identified with autism or asperger’s syndrome during a community survey in England actually knew they had the condition, research led by the University of Leicester reveals.Autism: Most Adults Go Undiagnosed - Read more

Diabetes mellitus: A disease that makes your skin crawl

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[02/05/2011] Hyperglycemia can lead to severe skin changes, which immediately require treatment. Yet special therapies for diabetes are rare, in many cases dermatologists treat independent of diabetologists. Diabetes mellitus: A disease that makes your skin crawl - Read more

New Evidence: Chronic Ulcerative Stomatitis Is an Autoimmune Disease

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[14/04/2011] In the first study investigating the origins of a little-known condition called chronic ulcerative stomatitis (CUS), researchers at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine provide evidence that an autoimmune response contributes to the painful oral sores that characterize the disease. The study findings support the classification of CUS as a new autoimmune disease.New Evidence: Chronic Ulcerative Stomatitis Is an Autoimmune Disease - Read more

New Tool: Alternate Method of Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

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[01/04/2011] Researchers have found that it may not be necessary to look for tumours directly in patients with prostate cancer — analyzing non-tumour tissue may be an effective option, according to a new study. New Tool: Alternate Method of Prostate Cancer Diagnosis - Read more

Frequent CT Scanning: Testicular Cancer Surveillance Associated With Secondary Malignancies

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[31/03/2011] Cancer researchers have found that older men with early-stage testicular cancer who opt for surveillance with regular CT scans over lymph node removal are at greater risk for secondary cancers. The findings indicate that physicians should consider the risk of new cancers with surveillance when discussing treatment options with their patients. Frequent CT Scanning: Testicular Cancer Surveillance Associated With Secondary Malignancies - Read more

 
 

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