The 10/66 Dementia Research Group's fully operationalised DSM-IV dementia computerized diagnostic algorithm, compared with the 10/66 dementia algorithm and a clinician diagnosis: a population validati
- AN EFFICIENT OPTIMIZATION BASED LUNG CANCER PRE-DIAGNOSIS SYSTEM WITH AID OF FEED FORWARD BACK PROPAGATION NEURAL NETWORK (FFBNN). BALACHANDRAN, K.; ANITHA, R. // Journal of Theoretical & Applied Information Technology;10/20/2013, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p263
World Health Organization (WHO) reports that worldwide 7.6 million deaths are caused by cancer each year. Uncontrollable cell development in the tissues of the lung is called as lung cancer. These uncontrollable cells restrict the growth of healthy lung tissues. If not treated, this growth can...
- Translation from research to clinical practice: Fostering improved patient care through microscopicobservation drug susceptibility for tuberculosis diagnosis in Nigeria. Collier, Dami; Ochang, Ernest; Bode-Sojobi, Ibidunni; Oduyebo, Oyin // Annals of African Medicine;Sep2014, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p142
A letter to the editor is presented on the use microscopic observation drug susceptibility (MODS) assay, which is recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), for tuberculosis diagnosis in Nigeria.
- Cholera, West Africa. // Weekly Epidemiological Record;9/21/2001, Vol. 76 Issue 38, p300
Reports cholera outbreaks from the World Health Organization. Confirmation of Vibrio cholerae in Burkina Faso; Establishment of special health care facilities to receive patients in Cote d'Ivoire; Assessment of the control measures of deaths in Niger.
- WHO Endorses New TB Test for India. // India -- West;12/31/2010, Vol. 36 Issue 6, pB4
The article reports on the endorsement of the new fully automated nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) by the World Health Organization (WHO) for India which uses DNA technology for the early diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB) as well as multidrug-resisitant TB (MDR-TB).
- A growing concern. McCarthy, Nicola // Nature Reviews Cancer;Mar2014, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p154
The article presents the prediction of the World Health Organization (WHO) on the number of diagnosed cancer in 2035.
- Congenital Syphilis Estimates. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;4/17/2013, Vol. 309 Issue 15, p1578
The article offers information on a research report issued by the U.S. World Health Organization (WHO) regarding the increasing rate of women infections with Congenital Syphilis despite the availability of medical screening and treatments.
- Should We Revise Anemia Parameters for the Elderly? Huffman, Grace Brooke // American Family Physician;10/1/1999, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p1545
Outlines a study that evaluated whether the World Health Organization criteria for anemia were appropriate for persons who were at least 85 years old. Methodology; Results; Conclusions; Implications.
- Journal of Visualized Experiments: A better tool to diagnose tuberculosis. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;4/14/2012, Vol. 21, p1
The article informs that the World Health Organization has endorsed a better tool for the diagnosis of tuberculosis.
- Effects of the WHO 1985 criteria and the proposed new diagnostic criteria on the prevalence of diabetes in an elderly population. Hiltunen, Liisa A.; Keinänen-Kiukaanniemi, Sirkka M. // Scandinavian Journal of Public Health;Oct2000, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p266
Population data suggest that a fasting blood glucose level of â‰¥6.1 mmol/l corresponds best to a two-hour blood glucose level of â‰¥11.1 mmol/l, which is associated with an increased risk of developing microvascular complications. The proposed new criteria, and the WHO 1985 criteria for...