Tag Archives: Diagnosis

Lewy Body Dementia Research Seeks Faster, Earlier Diagnosis

Imagine driving and forgetting where you’re going. Or feeling tremors in your hands when you try to pick up something. Imagine seeing someone or something that’s not there. These are possible signs of Lewy body dementia (LBD), a complicated memory and movement disease affecting more than 1 million Americans. LBD is associated with abnormal brain… Read More »

NBC Journalist’s Reporting on Breast Cancer Led to Her Own Diagnosis [VIDEO]

In September, on her 47th birthday, NBC correspondent Kristen Dahlgren noticed a slight dent in her right breast. Within days, she was diagnosed with Stage II breast cancer. Dahlgren credits her previous reporting on unusual breast cancer symptoms for saving her own life in a recent Today interview, which you can view above, and in… Read More »

Home urine test for prostate cancer could revolutionize diagnosis

A simple urine test under development for prostate cancer detection can now use urine samples collected at home — according to new research from University of East Anglia and the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Scientists pioneered the test which diagnoses aggressive prostate cancer and predicts whether patients will require treatment up to five years… Read More »

Claire King health: Emmerdale star’s diagnosis ‘I was shocked and devastated’

Claire King, 57, has played the role of Kim Tate in ITV’s Emmerdale since 1989. The actress has been open about her almost 30-year battle with rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is a long-term condition that causes painful joints, as well as stiffness and swelling. The condition is something her mother Angela also has. Speaking to… Read More »