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How is breast cancer diagnosed in young women?

Mammography is a test that is used very widely to diagnose breast cancer. In young women, the breast tissue is

Do we need imaging tests for lower-back pain?

Do we need imaging tests for lower-back pain?

Most people will experience acute lower-back pain at some point in their lives. The pain can range from mild, where

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.

Exercise stress testing

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

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

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