Post Tagged with: "diagnosis"

Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus reveals breast cancer diagnosis

September 28, 2017 4:34 pm0 comments
Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus reveals breast cancer diagnosis

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, the award-winning star of US TV comedy series Veep, has announced she has breast cancer, in a message posted on social media. “1 in 8 women get breast cancer,” she wrote. “Today I’m the one.” “The good news”, she added, was she had a “glorious group” of family […]

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Nick Clegg reveals son's cancer diagnosis

September 13, 2017 12:09 pm0 comments
Nick Clegg reveals son's cancer diagnosis

Media playback is unsupported on your device Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and his wife, Miriam Gonzalez Durantez, have spoken for the first time about their son’s treatment for cancer. Antonio, now 15, was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma last September. After treatment at University College Hospital in London, including […]

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Ben Youngs withdraws from Lions tour after sister-in-law's diagnosis

May 7, 2017 4:58 am0 comments
Ben Youngs withdraws from Lions tour after sister-in-law's diagnosis

England scrum-half Ben Youngs has withdrawn from the Lions tour to New Zealand after the wife of his brother Tom learned that she is terminally ill. Ben, 27, is a team-mate of hooker and captain Tom, 30, at Leicester Tigers and the pair will play in the remainder of the […]

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Doctors confirm 200-year-old diagnosis

December 25, 2016 10:09 pm0 comments
Doctors confirm 200-year-old diagnosis

Doctors have confirmed a diagnosis made more than 200 years ago by one of medicine’s most influential surgeons. John Hunter had diagnosed a patient in 1786 with a “tumour as hard as bone”. Royal Marsden Hospital doctors analysed patient samples and case notes, which were preserved at the museum named […]

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Clinton cancels California trip after pneumonia diagnosis

September 12, 2016 3:38 am0 comments
Clinton cancels California trip after pneumonia diagnosis

US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has cancelled a campaign trip to California after being diagnosed with pneumonia. Mrs Clinton was taken ill on Sunday at a 9/11 memorial ceremony and was seen stumbling as she left the event early. The candidate’s team initially said she was “overheated”, later revealing […]

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Parkinson's protein test could lead to earlier diagnosis

August 29, 2016 10:35 am0 comments
Parkinson's protein test could lead to earlier diagnosis

A test of how sticky a protein molecule is could help diagnose the early stages of Parkinson’s disease, a study from the University of Edinburgh suggests. Scientists said early work on a small number of samples proved very accurate. Sticky clumps of the molecule are found in the brain cells […]

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Cancer: Thousands surviving in UK decades after diagnosis

August 1, 2016 12:44 am0 comments
Cancer: Thousands surviving in UK decades after diagnosis

More than 170,000 people in the UK who were diagnosed with cancer up to 40 years ago are still alive, a report by Macmillan Cancer Support shows. The charity says people are twice as likely to survive for at least a decade after being diagnosed than they were at the […]

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BBC's Caroline Wyatt 'determined' after MS diagnosis

June 20, 2016 9:23 pm0 comments
BBC's Caroline Wyatt 'determined' after MS diagnosis

BBC journalist Caroline Wyatt has said she is “determined to make the most of her life” after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). In her first interview since revealing the news last week, Wyatt told the Radio Times: “It is what it is.” “I am not angry, and I don’t […]

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Target of four-week cancer diagnosis

September 13, 2015 6:31 am0 comments
Target of four-week cancer diagnosis

Target of four-week cancer diagnosis 13 September 2015 From the section Health Image copyright DU CANE MEDICAL IMAGING LTD/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY More details of plans to improve cancer care in England have been revealed. They include a target that 95% of people should be given a diagnosis or the all-clear […]

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Speed up autism diagnosis – experts

August 29, 2015 2:18 am0 comments
Speed up autism diagnosis - experts

Speed of autism diagnosis must improve, experts say 29 August 2015 From the section UK Children with autism are having to wait an average of three-and-a-half years before diagnosis, experts claim. Adults with the condition have to wait an average of two years, causing anxiety and depression, the National Autistic […]

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