CT scan

Health checks men should have

Health screening is an important part of disease prevention for all men. There are many screening tests and examinations that

CT scan

What is a CT scan? A CT (computerised tomography) scan is a sophisticated X-ray that takes cross-sectional and 3-dimensional pictures

Helicobacter pylori test: simple test for stomach germ

Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a spiral-shaped bacterium that lives in the digestive tract of many people. Sometimes it causes

Cholesterol tests

A cholesterol test is a blood test that measures levels of fatty substances called lipids in the blood. Cholesterol is

Electrocardiogram – ECG

An electrocardiogram is commonly called an ECG or EKG and uses a machine to measure and record (on paper or

Lung function tests

Lung function tests, also called pulmonary function tests or breathing tests, are tests that can be done to find out

Diabetes and urine glucose monitoring

Although urine glucose monitoring has been used in the past for people with diabetes to monitor their glucose (sugar) levels,

MRI scan: magnetic resonance imaging

What is an MRI? An MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scan is an imaging test that can give very detailed images

Prostate specific antigen (PSA) tests

Prostate specific antigen (PSA) is a protein made in the prostate. It is mostly secreted into the semen to make

Full blood count (FBC)

The full blood count (FBC), sometimes referred to as a full blood examination or complete blood count, is one of

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