Irritable bowel syndrome is notoriously difficult to diagnose since there is no definitive test available. But that may soon change thanks to new research.
False negatives (and false positives) can happen when you test for pregnancy at home. But why? Here’s what you need to know.
Despite the findings of a new study, doctors and patients say daily glucose monitoring can help certain people with type 2 diabetes. Find out if it could be right for you.
Most moms-to-be only get two ultrasounds during pregnancy — but new research could change that, benefiting moms and babies alike.
Check out these 10 practical steps and oncologist insights to put most of your fears about dying from breast cancer to rest.
Their symptoms seem to mimic each other, but don’t get it twisted—there are some clear cut differences between GERD and stomach cancer.
There’s currently no screening test that can help identify HPV-related throat cancer early. But new research suggests we’re one step closer.
Shannon Pulaski wrote a book drawn from her experience telling her children about the BRCA gene mutation which put her at high risk for breast cancer. Here she shares her tips for talking to kids about this difficult topic.
Home thyroid test kits and direct-to-consumer lab services let you skip the doctor and check your hormone levels yourself. Find out when it make sense--and why you still need your M.D.
Ketamine can be costly. But researchers are working to determine if biomarkers, such as mere blood test, may help to determine if the Rx will reduce your symptoms.