screening tests

Newborn bloodspot screening

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

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

Health protection for Aboriginal people

Life is full of choices and some of our choices become habits. Some habits are good for us and some

Could a urine sample help screen HPV

Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is a common infection affecting both women and men. It’s transmitted through sexual contact and in

Prediabetes; is it a risk for the heart?

Prediabetes is the precursor stage before diabetes mellitus occurs. Not all of the symptoms required to diagnose diabetes are present

Tips for taking charge of your health

Most of us have taken medicines (prescription and non-prescription) at some point in our lives and, when used appropriately, medicines

Down syndrome

What is Down syndrome? Down syndrome is a disorder of our genetic material and currently is the most common cause

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