A highly-sensitive blood test to detect heart attack was faster and more accurate than conventional diagnostic methods in a study conducted in Texas.
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The simple answer is no, but your situation might be more complicated. Here's what you should know about surgery for thyroid nodules.
Nasal brush tests may help diagnose asthma by identifying a specific set of genes. Read about the research behind this test and how it may affect future treatments.
If you have advanced prostate cancer, a blood test for a protein called AR-V7 may help predict how you'll respond to specific treatments.
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Learn how careful blood sugar management can help you take better control your diabetes.
Researchers found that a positive fecal occult blood test result is associated with a 58 percent higher risk of death from all causes. Invisible blood in the stool is believed to be a marker for inflammation in the body, which can indicate a serious medical problem.
From pre-colonsocopy preperations to what happens during the procedure, this slideshow walks you through the important colorectal cancer screening process.
You’ve probably heard of a colonoscopy, but did you know there are other ways to screen for colon cancer? Learn more your options.