While Pap smears and HPV tests have been fairly effective in detecting cervical cancer, a cervical cancer test based on epigenetics is basically fool-proof — and more affordable.
Psoriatic disease is all about inflammation. Your blood work will tell you the full story, but it helps to know how to decode the results. Learn what your results are saying.
Nancy Cappello's advocacy for breast density notification in mammogram reports resulted in legislation in 36 American states, a move that saves lives.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans could one day be used to predict whether older adults will develop dementia, suggests a small study.
As a medical journalist with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Andrew Schorr shares his tips for how leukemia patients can find the best care for themselves.
Everyday minor ailments like bruising and rashes may actually be chronic leukemia symptoms, while acute leukemia symptoms can be urgent and life-threatening.
Results of two studies suggest that an imaging procedure called optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) can detect early signs of Alzheimer’s disease.
Is RFM a better indicator of body fat than the classic BMI assessment? Researchers think it may be more reliable, and much simpler to use.
Researchers developed an HPV blood test that could be used to monitor head and neck cancer patients for recurrence after treatment.
A 10-minute test taken within a week of a stroke may help predict how well people will recover up to three years later.