There has been a lot of talk lately about a compound called homocysteine and its relationship to heart disease.
Homocysteine is a common ..
TUESDAY, Feb. 1 (HealthDay News) — Despite some improvements, far too many Americans have out-of-control blood pressure and cholesterol l..
Jan. 26, 2011 — The CDC says about 26 million adult Americans have diabetes and that 79 million more have prediabetes, a condition that r..
Jan. 14, 2011 — Investigators have identified two new genes associated with heart disease that could lead to better ways of recognizing t..
Do You Have Hepatitis?
Hepatitis is a disease that causes inflammation of the liver. It can be either acute (lasting less than six mont..
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Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone (TSH)
A thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) blood test is used to check for thyroid gland problems. TSH is ..
We often see headlines that announce new or potential screening tests most recently, for Alzheimer’s disease, lung cancer, and pancreatic ..
Dec. 29, 2009 — The American Diabetes Association (ADA) is recommending that a simple blood test currently used to assess whether diabete..