Tag Archives: Diagnosis

‘I had dreams of becoming a professional performer. But I can’t dwell on that now’ – woman given shock diagnosis in her twenties

Ciara O’Meara is determined not to let MS define her. Photo: Andrew Downes, xposure Jennifer Mangan is also living with the disease. Photo: Colin O’Riordan ‘I had dreams of becoming a professional performer. But I can’t dwell on that now’ – woman given shock diagnosis in her twenties Independent.ie Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects 2.5 million… Read More »

Mother-of-three who's been shaving her body since she was 12 finally receives a diagnosis

Mother-of-three who’s been shaving her entire body since she was 12 finally receives a diagnosis – but her boyfriend says she’s perfect as she is Dana, 32, of Portland, Oregon, grew up in sunny Florida, where skin is often on show She said other kids poked fun at her so she started shaving and bleaching… Read More »

Artificial Intelligence Can Detect Alzheimer’s Disease in Brain Scans Six Years Before a Diagnosis

By Dana Smith Using a common type of brain scan, researchers programmed a machine-learning algorithm to diagnose early-stage Alzheimer’s disease about six years before a clinical diagnosis is made – potentially giving doctors a chance to intervene with treatment. No cure exists for Alzheimer’s disease, but promising drugs have emerged in recent years that can help… Read More »