martedì 1 novembre 2022

• Warning over private over-the-counter blood tests

BBC NEWS Londra (redazione) -  Doctors have raised concerns
about the use of blood tests bought online or over the counter that promise to help people "take control of their health". The British Medical Association (BMA) warned some of the tests were unregulated and put extra pressure on GPs left to reassure their patients. It comes after a BMJ report found some companies were making misleading claims about what their tests could identify. The BMJ said it referred two firms to the UK Advertising Standards Authority. People can pay private companies for a range of tests that can be done at home or at a private clinic, ranging from cholesterol and blood sugar level checks to tests looking for genetic abnormalities or signs of cancer...

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