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Startup Spotlight: Digital Health Screening App CogniSigns Wants To Enable Easy Access To Early Diagnoses

For Andressa Roveda, co-founder and CEO for the MENA region at Brazil-headquartered digital health screening app CogniSigns, enabling easy access to early health diagnoses is the vision that drives her startup’s operations. “Our goal is that by 2030, giftedness, mental conditions, and the top 10 causes of death from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) worldwide can be diagnosed early,” Roveda says. “In this way, we can generate a positive impact on the quality of life and human longevity, and make preventive medicine more prevalent.”
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COVID-19 is linked to more childhood diabetes diagnoses, CDC study finds

A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that: COVID-19 may be linked to a lifelong health problem for some children who get the disease. The study, published Jan. 7, found that children and teens are more likely to have diabetes a month or more after their COVID infection than those who did not have COVID.
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2 Childhood Diagnoses You Should Think Twice About

Psychiatric misdiagnosis is rampant at an estimated 40%, and youth are not unburdened by this. Oppositional defiant disorder and disruptive mood dysregulation disorder are becoming common diagnoses for any misbehaving child. Looking deeper, such behaviors can be a function of depression/anxiety but are misdiagnosed as ODD/DMDD and the wrong interventions...
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COVID-19 is linked to more diabetes diagnoses among kids, CDC study finds

A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that COVID-19 may be linked to a lifelong health problem for some children who contract the disease. The study, published on January 7, found that children and teens are more likely to be diagnosed with diabetes a month or more after their COVID infection, compared to those who did not have COVID.
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Ascension Nurse Diagnosed with Rare Cancer

Meghan Witter is no stranger to hospitals. She’s usually seen in the Emergency Room, floating to the Intensive Care Unit, serving as a House Supervisor, and stepping in to help patients, wherever needed. Witter has been a Registered Nurse at Ascension All Saints for over 20 years. Witter became...
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COVID-19 updates: More schools cancel in-person classes, as Oregon reports more diagnoses among children

The rapid spread of COVID-19 across the Northwest has spurred a relentless march of developments in recent days. Across Oregon, more and more schools are canceling in-person learning as students and teachers call in sick (see the list of schools below). While people swarm in-person testing sites and scour pharmacy shelves for test kits, Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum is warning Oregonians of COVID-19 test scams. The state’s preparing to distribute an order of 6 million testing kits to organizations serving people who are most vulnerable to infection. A similar equity lens is guiding which hospitals receive the latest COVID-fighting drugs.
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Consider COVID-19 History in Pre-op CV Screening, Doctors Say

Preoperative cardiovascular assessment before elective noncardiac surgery should include consideration of a prior COVID-19 diagnosis, according to three doctors who advise a delay of at least several weeks before taking patients with such a history to the operating room. Lead author Nidhi Rohatgi, MD (Stanford University School of Medicine, CA),...
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ADHD Crisis In The UK: Under Diagnosed, Lacking Support And Stigmatized

In the UK there’s been recent press regarding the lack of clear diagnosis pathways and support for ADHD, particularly for women and girls. The BBC’s One Show, highlighted the lived experience of Angela Barnes, and how she found the answer to her struggles through social media. This stands in contrast to the improvements made in Autism pathways since the Autism Act of 2009 and the release last year of a funded updated national strategy. While we still have a long way to go for Autism and indeed all neurominority diagnoses, it’s worth highlighting the specific difficulties associated with ADHD. There’s a particular drain on affected employees, but employers can help while advocating for increased recognition in policy decision making. Dr Rob Baskind, a Consultant Psychiatrist, reports the extent of the crisis:
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COVID-19 is linked to more diabetes diagnoses in kids

▶ Watch Video: Alarming number of children hospitalized with COVID-19 in U.S. A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that COVID-19 may be linked to a lifelong health problem for some children who contract the disease. The study, published on January 7, found that children and teens are more likely to be diagnosed with diabetes a month or more after their COVID infection, compared to those who did not have COVID.
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Tasmania sees slight drop in COVID diagnoses: 1,139 cases

Tasmania has seen another slight drop in COVID infections, the third consecutive day the state has weathered the pandemic. The latest figures show 1,139 new cases of coronavirus, with 22 people hospitalized, 10 of whom are being treated specifically for symptoms of the virus. One person is in intensive care.
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