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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 »

From ‘House’ To ‘Diagnosis’: The Evolution of 21st-Century Medicine (As Seen On TV) – Forbes

Photo by Vince Bucci Getty Images I’ll admit it. I’m a medical-TV junkie, addicted to 21st-century doctor and hospital dramas (most of which are now streaming on Netflix and other services).  Although some physicians are bothered by sensationalized depictions of their profession, I appreciate these shows for what they deliver: equal parts entertainment and insight.… Read More »

Netflix’s Diagnosis is a real-life House with added crowdsourcing

Netflix’s new show Diagnosis is a moving and powerful attempt to help people with unusual medical conditions find new routes to their longed-for diagnosis Health 11 September 2019 By Chelsea Whyte Lisa Sanders attempts to solve medical mysteries in DiagnosisCourtesy of Netflix WHEN I heard the premises of two new medical shows that use crowdsourcing… Read More »

‘People avoid you rather than speak to you about it’ – The loneliness of a dementia diagnosis

David and Mary Bateman pictured at their Rathfarnham home last night. ‘People avoid you rather than speak to you about it’ – The loneliness of a dementia diagnosis Independent.ie ‘I knew there was something wrong, but I couldn’t pinpoint it.” https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/people-avoid-you-rather-than-speak-to-you-about-it-the-loneliness-of-a-dementia-diagnosis-38187152.html https://www.herald.ie/lifestyle/article38157795.ece/70f7c/AUTOCROP/h342/2019-05-29_lif_50705043_I2.JPG Email ‘I knew there was something wrong, but I couldn’t pinpoint it.” Around… Read More »