Tag: laboratory diagnosis

Nasal Test for Shrimp Allergy Safe and Predictive

A shrimp allergy test delivered with a dab of shrimp extract in the nose is safe and reliable, Barcelona researchers report. The test provides 90%...

DECT Has Mixed Performance in Differentiating Gout vs CPPD

Dual-energy computed tomography (DECT) appears to have limited utility for differentiating between gout and calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease (CPPD), according to a German prospective cohort...

Misdiagnoses Common, With Permanent Disability, Death for Many

One in 10 people with dangerous symptoms from “Big Three” conditions (ie, cancers, infections, or major vascular events) are misdiagnosed or diagnosed too late, and...

Parasite Drug Shows Early Promise Against COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. An inexpensive drug used to treat parasitic infections killed the coronavirus that causes...