Tests & Investigations

What Are the Known Side Effects of This Vaccine?

After tens of thousands of clinical trials there are no serious side affects noted from the Covid -19 vaccination. The

What are the tests for heart disease?

[jwplayer CDGSOz7T] So, there are many tests for heart disease, and it’s a question of horses for courses, the right

Exercise stress tests

What is exercise stress testing? Exercise stress testing is a procedure used by doctors to measure the performance and capacity

Newborn bloodspot screening

Newborn screening tests are part of a worldwide practice to detect rare but serious health problems (genetic or metabolic disorders)

When should I get a colonoscopy?

Colonoscopies really should be done in people who have abnormal faecal occult blood testing, in those people where there’s a

What is the difference between screening and targeting?

Identifying Cancers There are 2 different ways we identify cancers. One way is by what we call population screening. That

What are the ways to screen for bowel cancer?

So the screening for bowel cancer is also a fairly complex area. In Australia, we have a national programme of

What are the tests for heart disease?

So, there are many tests for heart disease, and it’s a question of horses for courses, the right test for

Video: How is a COVID-19 test done?

Dr Norman Swan, Physician and Journalist The COVID test is usually what’s called a nasopharyngeal swab, which means that they

Health checks for indigenous people

Every aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander person of any age can get a free health check done every year. It’s

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