×
×

News feed

Should I get checked for cancer?

Cancer - Παρ, 05/24/2019 - 08:00
The warning signs of cancer vary depending on the type. People should see a doctor if they have any new symptoms or existing symptoms worsen. Learn more about the warning signs of cancer here.
Κατηγορίες: News feed

RA latex turbid test: What to know

Hematology - Πέμ, 05/23/2019 - 21:00
An RA latex turbid test looks for rheumatoid factor (RF) in the blood. High RF levels can indicate that a person has rheumatoid arthritis. Learn more about this test and the results here.
Κατηγορίες: News feed

What to know about the CO2 blood test

Hematology - Πέμ, 05/23/2019 - 20:00
Doctors use a simple blood test to determine normal or abnormal CO2 levels in the body. Imbalances in CO2 could indicate the presence of certain health conditions. Learn about the CO2 blood test, as well as how to interpret the results, here.
Κατηγορίες: News feed

How lack of sleep harms circulation

Genetics - Πέμ, 05/23/2019 - 19:00
New research pinpoints a possible mechanism underlying the relationship between lack of sleep and a heightened risk of diverse cardiovascular problems.
Κατηγορίες: News feed

Dog ownership could be down to genes

Genetics - Πέμ, 05/23/2019 - 18:00
A study of tens of thousands of identical and nonidentical twins in Sweden suggests that genetic makeup could be a strong factor in choosing to own a dog.
Κατηγορίες: News feed

What causes dizziness?

Hematology - Πέμ, 05/23/2019 - 04:00
Some common reasons for feeling dizzy include migraine episodes, low blood pressure, motion sickness, and stress. Resolving the underlying cause will usually improve the symptoms. Learn more here.
Κατηγορίες: News feed

Endometriosis: Are scientists making any headway?

Genetics - Τετ, 05/22/2019 - 17:00
Endometriosis is a common chronic condition, though nobody knows what drives its development. A new study takes us a little closer to tackling its causes.
Κατηγορίες: News feed

How long will a person with stage 4 colon cancer live?

Cancer - Τρί, 05/21/2019 - 21:00
The 5-year relative survival rate for stage 4 colon cancer is 14%. Many factors determine the life expectancy of a person with this condition. Learn more here.
Κατηγορίες: News feed

Sleep apnea and cancer: Is there a link, and in what cases?

Cancer - Τρί, 05/21/2019 - 18:00
New research analyzing a large dataset suggests there may be a link between sleep apnea and the likelihood of developing cancer, especially in women.
Κατηγορίες: News feed

What to know about ulcerative colitis and cancer

Cancer - Τρί, 05/21/2019 - 05:00
Ulcerative colitis (UC) causes inflammation in the digestive system. This may increase the risk of certain cancers. Learn more about the link between UC and cancer, as well as when to see a doctor and how to reduce the risk of cancer, here.
Κατηγορίες: News feed

Is it ok to masturbate during pregnancy?

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Τρί, 05/21/2019 - 03:00
Most doctors agree that, in most cases, it is safe to masturbate while pregnant. In this article, we look at some of the myths and misconceptions that surround masturbation during pregnancy.
Κατηγορίες: News feed

A compound in broccoli and kale helps suppress tumor growth

Cancer - Δευ, 05/20/2019 - 19:00
A compound present in broccoli, kale, and other cruciferous plants restored an underperforming tumor suppressor in a mouse model of cancer, study reveals.
Κατηγορίες: News feed

A compound in broccoli and kale helps suppress tumor growth

Genetics - Δευ, 05/20/2019 - 19:00
A compound present in broccoli, kale, and other cruciferous plants restored an underperforming tumor suppressor in a mouse model of cancer, study reveals.
Κατηγορίες: News feed

How a parasitic fish could help us fight brain cancer and stroke

Cancer - Κυρ, 05/19/2019 - 10:00
New research in mice suggests that molecules derived from a species of parasitic fish could help tackle cancer and other conditions in the brain.
Κατηγορίες: News feed

Causes of swollen hands

Hematology - Σάβ, 05/18/2019 - 05:00
Some causes of swollen hands include pregnancy, exercise, and fluid retention. Treatment depends on the underlying issue. Learn more about possible causes of swollen hands here.
Κατηγορίες: News feed

How to stop a nosebleed

Hematology - Σάβ, 05/18/2019 - 03:00
Nosebleeds are a common problem, but they often subside quickly with at-home treatment. In this article, learn how to stop a nosebleed at home. We also cover stopping nosebleeds in children and when to see a doctor.
Κατηγορίες: News feed

What to know about the GGT test

Hematology - Παρ, 05/17/2019 - 20:00
The GGT test is a simple blood test that helps doctors diagnose liver or bile duct damage. Learn more about the GGT test, normal and abnormal ranges, and the procedure, here.
Κατηγορίες: News feed

How much coffee is too much for the heart?

Genetics - Παρ, 05/17/2019 - 13:00
In a large new study, researchers identify 'the tipping point' for consumption after which coffee can increase a person's cardiovascular risk.
Κατηγορίες: News feed

What to know about ulcerative colitis and pregnancy

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Πέμ, 05/16/2019 - 00:00
Ulcerative colitis causes inflammation of parts of the digestive system. It is possible for women with ulcerative colitis to get pregnant, have a healthy pregnancy, and give birth safely. Learn more about ulcerative colitis and pregnancy here.
Κατηγορίες: News feed

What are the symptoms of gestational diabetes?

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Τετ, 05/15/2019 - 20:00
Gestational diabetes is a temporary form of diabetes that can occur during pregnancy. Learn about the symptoms of gestational diabetes, such as increased thirst and blurred vision, here.
Κατηγορίες: News feed

Σελίδες