Hepatitis C: Fibroscan and liver biopsy

Can’t you get enough information from blood tests? When a person might have liver disease their doctor will use a

Hepatitis C and PCR testing

What is PCR (RNA) testing? RNA testing refers to an advanced technology that is used to detect ribonucleic acid from

Amniocentesis: what you need to know

What is amniocentesis? Amniocentesis is a test that involves inserting a thin needle into a pregnant woman’s belly to take

Liver biopsy

A liver biopsy involves removing a small sample of tissue from your liver so that it can be examined for

Nuclear medicine and radioactivity

Nuclear medicine is a branch of medicine that uses very small amounts of radioactive materials to diagnose and treat disease.

Cervical cancer: symptoms and diagnosis

The cervix The cervix is part of the female reproductive system, which also includes the fallopian tubes, uterus (womb), ovaries,

Electroencephalogram (EEG)

What is an EEG? Your brain is active all the time, and its cells communicate with each other via electrical

Peptic ulcers: diagnosis and tests

Your doctor may suspect a peptic ulcer based on your symptoms and whether you have any risk factors. The main causes of

Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) tests in pregnancy

When you are pregnant, substances from your fetus (developing baby) mix with your own blood. One of these substances is

Diabetes and blood glucose monitoring

Keeping track of your blood glucose level is an important part of managing diabetes mellitus (commonly known as diabetes). It

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