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Eye Tracking Technology Holds Promise for Earlier Autism Diagnosis

What if you could diagnose autism just by looking at how a child’s eyes move? While the technology is not quite that simple, an eye tracking system created by National Institutes of Health (NIH)-supported researcher Karen Pierce, Ph.D., and her team is paving the way for a simpler, more affordable tool for earlier diagnosis of… Read More »

What’s a diagnosis about? COVID-19 and beyond

By MICHEL ACCAD Last month marked the 400th anniversary of the birth of John Graunt, commonly regarded as the father of epidemiology.  His major published work, Natural and Political Observations Made upon the Bills of Mortality, called attention to the death statistics published weekly in London beginning in the late 16th century.  Graunt was skeptical of how… Read More »

Paralympic champion opens up on struggles to beat eating issues and MS diagnosis

Kadeena Cox MBE describes a normal day’s diet ­Paralympic double gold medallist-style: an omelette for breakfast, followed by toast if she “needs extra carbs”, lunch of salmon, veg and sweet potato, then a fish salad or light stir-fry in the evening. Snacks, she explains, are packed with protein, such as cottage cheese and yoghurt, and… Read More »

Reality TV Meets Crowdsourced Medicine in Netflix’s Diagnosis – WIRED

Before Angel exposed her health struggles to the internet, the 23-year-old woman had no idea what was happening to her body—only that it was in excruciating pain and producing urine the color of Coca-Cola. Her doctors couldn’t give her answers, and endless trips to specialists had left the Las Vegas nursing student on the brink… Read More »

‘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 »