An assay that measures 28 variables could identify individuals who need further treatment

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Neurologist Laura Boylan suffered from tremors and loss of balance that she attributed to a cyst in her brain. Why didn’t her doctors believe her?

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Is it in the patient’s best interest to go through surgery if the chance of meaningful recovery is vanishingly small?

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US scientists say their blood test can be 94% effective in spotting those at risk of the illness

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Writing code to save his son’s life. After weeks in and out of the hospital, no one had come up with a diagnosis for his son. Frustrated by the lack of progress, Matt Might, Buddy’s father and a computer programmer, began attacking the problem the only way he knew how — by writing code

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A new artificial intelligence system unveiled Wednesday by doctors at Johns Hopkins offers to provide a clearer picture for patients: In testing, it displayed a superhuman ability to differentiate harmful lesions from ones that pose no threat at all.

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Caira Conner writes, “I’ve had three different mysterious chronic illnesses. Each time, the struggle to figure out what was wrong drove me further down the online rabbit hole.”

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“When people get signed up for Medicaid, it increases the likelihood that they will seek all types of medical care including more visits to primary care doctors, and even when patients are not explicitly seeking care for opioid addiction, the greater contact with the health system creates more opportunities…” said lead study author Brendan Saloner

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