Medical Misdiagnosis: How common is it?

Medical misdiagnosis statistics: It is more common than you think How common is misdiagnosis in today’s medical practice? The answer to this question is very alarming. Doctors and scientists have devised several ways to arrive at medical misdiagnosis statistics. Here are some of them: 1.Misdiagnosis statistics from autopsy report: Based on the latest studies, 8.4 … Read more Medical Misdiagnosis: How common is it?

congestive heart failure life expectancy

Congestive heart failure life expectancy: overview Congestive heart failure or CHF is not exactly failure of the heart. Despite the name “heart failure”, it does not mean complete failure of the heart. When we talk about heart failure, we are talking about failure in the effective pumping of the heart. Your heart is basically a … Read more congestive heart failure life expectancy

White blood cells in urine

Finding White Blood Cells in urine Increased number of White Blood Cells (WBCs) in urine signifies inflammation or infection. Medically, presence of WBCs in urine is called pyuria or pus in urine. White Blood Cells (also called leukocytes) are important part of your immune system. They are your inflammatory cells. They are your first responders … Read more White blood cells in urine