Many people are afraid to do blood tests and avoid the expensive cost reasons. However, to avoid a routine blood test is not a wise thing to do. Instead, blood test can determine your health. Here are the advantages of doing regular blood checks as reported by Boldsky (18/4). (more…)
It is known that the way to monitor tumor the progress of tumor treatment is by performing surgery or a scan, but recently British researchers have found a way to do this without having to perform either a surgery or a scan. The trick, according to the researchers, is simply by performing a blood test.
These researchers explained that a blood test can be done to revolutionize cancer treatment. They use blood analysis to detect lethal mutations in 20 of 38 patients suffering from breast and ovarian cancer. They even managed to build a picture of how a woman’s breast cancer in response to different treatments for 16 months. (more…)
Blood tests had become a tool to help physicians diagnose disease and its treatment. Previously it was even known that blood test can predict risks of Alzheimer’s disease. Now blood tests also helps psychiatrist find mental health disorders and to make choices in treatment.
Dutch scientists examined the variation in the gene (DNA) to examine healthy individuals and patients diagnosed with major depressive disorder (MDD). From the result, researchers can identify the difference in a set of seven whole blood genes of depressed patients with healthy controls. (more…)
Researchers from Keio University in Tokyo had developed a test that can indicate the level of depression by measuring the concentration of phosphoric acid in the blood.
According to the Human metabolome Technologies (HMT), this new discovery may help increase early detection of depression if done during a routine medical examination. (more…)
Every woman will experience menopause which is marked by cessation of menstruation. It is quite difficult to predict menopause because it can occur gradually or suddenly. But now blood tests are available to predict menopause.
In a meeting of European fertility experts, last week, scientists from Iran said this blood test can predict a decade before a woman will experience menopause. This will assist women in determining when to have a child. (more…)Recent search: blood test