Subjecting women with mildly abnormal cervical smear test results to an immediate colposcopy examination is no more effective than simple observation (The Lancet, 10 July 1993).
Uncomplicated lacerations of the hand don’t need to be sutured, according to the results of a recent trial.
Recently, my daughter had a slightly problematic reading in her blood and was advised to have an amniocentesis. I was very worried because of what I had read in WDDTY and PROOF!
Increased prostate screening is causing a wrong diagnosis in up to 44 per cent of men, a new report has discovered.
Q How safe are the barcode scanners that our food passes through on the supermarket checkout stand?
BLOOD PRESSURE: Check the equipment before you check the patient
The latest craze in preventative medicine is a whole-body scan, which subjects you to vast amounts of radiation, with no clear benefit over safer techniques like thermal imaging.