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Heart tests in the Emergency Department. What do they do?

If you find yourself in the Emergency Department for suspected heart problems, be prepared for a barrage of tests. Most involve needles.  616 more words

Personal Story

National Epilepsy Day: Education about epilepsy helps in the treatment

National Epilepsy Day is observed on 17th November each year. The objective behind celebrating this day is to create awareness about epilepsy. Epilepsy is a chronic disorder of brain in which nerve cell activity in the brain becomes disrupted leading to seizures or periods of unusual behavior. 351 more words

Health

Sex & heart disease

Let’s talk about sex, baby!

From “All about healthy choices“, a blog by Dr Jonathon on WordPress.

This article contains some good advice that you might be too embarrassed to ask your doctor about.

Source: SEX AND HEART DISEASE

Lifestyle

The most important medical tests for your mind body and gut

Here are the diagnostic tests that can shed light on your metabolism and help you maintain your optimum weight so you can still enjoy being a foodie without resorting to drastic diets. 879 more words

Food

Diagnostic Yield vs Diagnostic Accuracy

Strictly speaking, there is a difference between diagnostic yield and diagnostic accuracy.

Diagnostic yield is the likelihood that a test or procedure will provide the information needed to establish a diagnosis. 206 more words

Diagnostic Tests

Seeing Clearly: A Story of Sight and Savings

Most of us take our sight for granted. We don’t think about how hard daily life would be with compromised vision. Donna experienced it firsthand.  To get to the bottom of her failing eyesight, she needed an MRI. 498 more words

Health Vocabulary: X-rays and CT/CAT Scans

An inside look at looking inside the body.

An X-ray scan is a painless diagnostic imaging technique that looks inside the body using focused beams of electromagnetic radiation. 487 more words