The pandemic spurred the diagnostics industry to consider aspects like scale, affordability, speed and portability of tests.
Research shows most people who can’t even recognise their family and friends won’t get the diagnosis needed to help them.
After an outcry on social media over its requirement that writers provide a medical diagnosis, Black Inc. has put on hold a planned anthology: Growing up Neurodivergent in Australia.
A panel of experts has deemed the digital rectal examination to be inferior to MRI in monitoring prostate cancer in men.
Doctors don’t always tell you they’re unsure what’s behind common symptoms, such as a stomach ache. And that can have serious effects.
New research shows that post-coma patients who appear to be in a minimally conscious state can still mentally react to language. This finding could help improve their diagnosis and treatment.
Masking or camouflaging is where people conceal certain traits and replace them with neurotypical ones to avoid being recognised as visibly neurodiverse.
Some results of independent testing of rapid antigen tests available in Australia have been made public. Here’s what the data tell us.
Searching symptoms online has become so common there is a name for the condition of health anxiety induced by self-diagnosis on the internet: Cyberchondria.
The types of microbes residing in your gut can affect your mental and physical health. Home microbiome tests promise to help consumers improve the composition of their gut microbes.
People with disabilities experience very high rates of mental health difficulties and psychological distress. Yet health professionals often don’t feel equipped to treat them.
Because some seizures are relatively subtle, they can go unrecognized, leading to a delay in diagnosis.
Sepsis onset can be difficult to recognize, in part because its symptoms can mimic those of many other conditions. A treatment delay of even a few hours can make the difference between life and death.
Psychosocial and economic stressors can affect health, but neither our doctors nor our health-care system have the tools to integrate these factors into diagnoses or care. Play offers an alternative.
Can you use a test intended for adults or older children? How do you test a wriggling or grumpy small child anyway? We’re infection control and child health researchers. Here are our tips.
With the right training, dogs can sniff out more than 90% of COVID cases.
So far, similar medical diagnostics tech has either required time-consuming post processing, or has used parts that prevented it from being integrated into a flat design.
People living with endometriosis wait an average of 7.5 years for a diagnosis. Social science researchers are working to identify ways to help reduce this timeline.
Some women with endometriosis are in so much pain, they’re giving up work. Others are struggling at work or uni. Here’s how we support women with this debilitating disease.
By adulthood, ADHD symptoms may be more internalised but they can also cause grown up problems.