Sexism Affects the Way People Are Diagnosed With ADHD
Female stereotypes like the “chatty Cathy” or the ditzy girl who’s disorganized and forgetful can dissuade proper diagnosis.
A 9/11 Witness Raises Awareness of Mental Health Misdiagnoses
What growing up with PTSD after living through the events of 9/11 firsthand taught one person about mental health stigmas.
Old Works of Art Are Helping Med Students Learn How to Diagnose
It's all in the details.
Everyone's Favorite Gene Editor Can Now Detect Infections
We love you, CRISPR.
Google's Algorithms Are Already Outperforming Pathologists
But the tech still has a few drawbacks.
One Woman, 10 MRI Scans, 10 Different Diagnoses
She did it for science.
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Machines Can Now Smell Diseases on Your Breath
The chemicals you exhale can indicate life-threatening conditions, and new medical devices are learning to sniff them out.
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What are the Effects of Adderall if You Don’t Have ADHD?
Adderall is a drug used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. If you take it without an ADHD diagnosis you might not get the results you're looking for—and could have some unwanted side effects.
Warm Brew Are Telling a Different Type of Westside Story
The trio of Manu Li, Serk Spliff, and Ray Wright offers a rare hip-hop perspective from LA's rapidly changing Westside, and their new EP 'Diagnosis' brings classic G-funk into the more eclectic present.
Lamar Odom Now Conscious Enough to Ask to See His Kids
The basketball star's precarious condition seems to be headed in the right direction.
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Female Viagra Sounds Pretty Garbage
This week the US FDA approved Flibanserin, a drug to increase sexual desire in women. But despite the hype, it sounds like another sexual disappointment.
How Borderline Personality Disorder Put an End to My Party Days
When I was 19, my life became a waking nightmare, and even my doctor failed to understand what was wrong with me. Here's how I got better.