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Common Sense with Bari Weiss β€’ 7776 implied HN points β€’ 20 Jul 23
  1. Autism diagnoses in California have increased significantly over the past few decades, with a 50-fold surge in cases over 33 years.
  2. The rise in autism cases cannot solely be explained by better or broader diagnostics, indicating a real and concerning increase in the disorder.
  3. The lack of clear understanding of the causes of autism and the increasing rates point towards a pressing need for better research, support, and services for individuals with autism.
COVID Intel - by Dr.William Makis β€’ 3891 implied HN points β€’ 02 May 23
  1. Children aged 11 to 21 are dying within hours or days of being diagnosed with Turbo Cancer Leukemia
  2. A 16-year-old named Kyle Limper died within 24 hours of being diagnosed with leukemia
  3. Kyle Limper's father initially took him to urgent care for back pain after playing basketball
Just Emil Kirkegaard Things β€’ 923 implied HN points β€’ 09 Jan 24
  1. Autism diagnoses are increasing due to more liberal diagnostic criteria and shifts in categorization.
  2. There is a trend of decreasing thresholds for autism diagnoses, including reclassifying individuals previously diagnosed with other conditions.
  3. The prevalence of autism is influenced by genetic factors, and options for reducing autism risk may raise ethical questions.
The Shift With Sam Baker β€’ 1118 implied HN points β€’ 19 Oct 23
  1. Hilary Mantel experienced years of pain before being diagnosed with endometriosis, impacting her fertility.
  2. Exercise was thought to be helpful for menstrual pain, but Mantel's condition led her to feel like she was leaving normal life behind.
  3. The Shift With Sam Baker is a reader-supported publication that offers both free and paid subscriptions.
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Frank’s Alabama COVID Newsletter β€’ 176 implied HN points β€’ 26 Sep 23
  1. The latest data shows a decrease in weekly hospitalizations for Covid in the United States, with Alabama experiencing a significant drop.
  2. Alabama's hospitalization rate is still above the national average, but has improved from being ranked 3rd highest to 9th highest in the nation.
  3. Research is ongoing to understand the complexities of long Covid, with one study highlighting the potential role of low cortisol levels in causing profound fatigue.
ASeq Newsletter β€’ 80 implied HN points β€’ 06 Oct 23
  1. The author strongly believes in the power and importance of DNA and RNA sequencing in diagnostics.
  2. Many clinicians tend to delay diagnostic tests unless absolutely necessary, relying on common symptoms and tests first.
  3. Despite the potential of advanced genetic testing, clinicians may be hesitant to order tests if there are no clear treatment options available.
AI for Healthcare β€’ 78 implied HN points β€’ 20 Mar 23
  1. Using AI for diagnosing patients is not recommended yet due to lack of real-world healthcare testing.
  2. Foresight and ChatGPT are two AI models explored for patient diagnosis, with Foresight showing slightly superior relevancy performance.
  3. AI models like Foresight can be valuable in healthcare for decision support, patient monitoring, digital twins, education, and matching patients to clinical trials.