One in seven medical diagnoses incorrect

The estimated 140,000 diagnostic errors made in Australia every year could be prevented by implementing key strategies, according to a perspective paper by a University of Queensland researcher. UQ’s Professor Ian Scott said statistics have revealed around 21,000 cases of misdiagnosis made in a clinical setting involved serious harm, and…

Fear of unknown foods can make you sick

Our parents were right: You tried best always everything, before you fall a judgment. A Finnish study has now shown that the fear of new foods is often associated with poor diet quality and the risk for chronic diseases such as cardiovascular diseases and type 2 Diabetes increased. The rejection…

Private firm will give girl, three, free medical cannabis

Epileptic girl, three, whose family couldn’t get medicinal cannabis on the NHS is ‘saved’ after Canadian firm gives her the drug for free meaning she no longer suffers 30 seizures a day Jorja Emerson, from County Down in Northern Ireland, is given cannabis oil Her father, Robin, said a pharmaceutical…