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  • No-Flush Niacin and Urine Tests

    When it comes to no-flush niacin and urine tests, what should the average person know? It is true no-flush niacin can help a person pass a drug test? Learn the facts about these tests and drug testing.
    By DaniellaNicole November 10, 2011 

  • A Patient's Guide to Blood Testing

    If you or your doctor are concerned that your body is not in tip-top condition, a simple blood test may be in order as it can reveal a lot about the state of your health. Read on to find out more about the kind of information it can disclose.
    By AlyssaAst September 26, 2011 

  • Are Herpes Blood Test Results Reliable?

    Herpes is an inflammatory skin disease caused by herpes simplex virus or varicella-zoster virus and is characterized by an eruption of deep-seated vesicles on erythematous bases. Are herpes blood tests reliable? Learn about the reliability of herpes...
    By V. Pravin August 31, 2011 


  • How to Prepare for a Urine Test if You Use Medical Marijuana

    Marijuana is the popular name for dried flowering leaves of Cannabis sativa. Marijuana's medicinal properties are well documented. Learn about the connection between drug urine tests and medical marijuana and possible implications of using medical...
    By V. Pravin August 31, 2011 

  • The History of the Microscope

    Ever wondered about how the microscope came to be? Its origin and history? Whether you're researching for an educational project or are just plain curious, you've arrived at the right page! Learn all about the origin and history of...
    By A. Jitesh August 11, 2011 

  • The Correct Way to Perform a Medical Urinalysis

    A urinalysis can be an essential part of a medical examination that aids a physician for treatment of a disorder. If you are conducting a routine sample, make sure to follow the correct procedure for doing a medical urinalysis test. Read on for further...
    By Tania Cowling August 6, 2011 


  • How Does the Blood Test for the West Nile Virus Work?

    The West Nile Virus is a mosquito-born illness stemming from Africa that has spread worldwide. In the United States, the virus has permeated nearly the entire country since 1999. The best way to identify its presence is with the West Nile Virus blood...
    By Jason C. Chavis August 5, 2011 

  • Innovative PluriTest Offers An Animal-Free Method For Testing Pluripotency

    Learn about the new pluripotent stem cell test and find out how it is different from the traditional teratoma assay.
    By Vasanth July 15, 2011 

  • Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time Testing

    Formation of clots can be deadly, as can the treatment of them. Heparin therapy is used by many physicians to monitor the effects of the anticoagulant. To ensure proper medication activated partial thromboplastin time testing is performed in the laboratory...
    By Teresa Martin July 11, 2011 

  • Iron Binding Capacity Testing

    If you are planning on having or preparing for an iron binding capacity test, read on to learn more about this test, what it is done for, and what the results mean.
    By R. Elizabeth C. Kitchen July 5, 2011 
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