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‘The doctor told me I would lose my eye, part of my jaw, and most of my cheek’ – Dublin woman shares mouth cancer story

Over the following years had multiple basal cell carcinomas and keratocysts removed. This, she says, “had one advantage – I was a regular patient of Prof Gerry Kearns, maxillofacial consultant in St James’s”. In October 2016, Mairead, from Dublin, was in St James for another routine operation, to remove a keratocyst, when she mentioned to… Read More »

Most providers not fully compliant with HIPAA access requirements, research shows

Dive Brief: More than half of providers sampled in a recent study failed to comply with the HIPAA right of access, according to research published Wednesday on medRxiv, a free online archive for unpublished health-related manuscripts. The study has not been peer-reviewed. The most common problem was providers not sending health records via email when… Read More »

Most popular articles of 2019

During the past 22 years of providing the latest research and information to help you make informed decisions regarding your health, it’s been interesting to see the trends and developments in medicine, science and technology. It’s always a positive step to equip yourself with the most up-to-date information rather than relying on conventional medicine for… Read More »

Which Health Conditions Are Most Likely to Be Misdiagnosed?

Patients depend on doctors to accurately diagnose their illnesses. But a recent study published in the journal Diagnosis has found that diagnostic errors account for nearly three fourths of all severe medical problems in three disease categories: vascular events, infections and cancers, according to a Johns Hopkins Medicine news release. For the study, researchers evaluated… Read More »

The 12 Most Dangerous Bugs to Watch Out for This Summer and How to Protect Yourself

Brown Recluse Spider Sari ONeal/shutterstock Adult brown recluse spiders range from tan to dark brown, and they have six eyes in three groups of two. These spiders could bite and inject venom that requires a trip to the emergency room. The venom might cause dead tissue and may require plastic surgery, in some cases, Campbell… Read More »