Learn about lab tests for parasites in humans. Find out what tests are used and what they detect. Discover how many parasitic infections are listed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Learn about the routine blood tests for children with Down syndrome and why they are done. Find out what medical conditions Down syndrome children have a higher risk for and what additional screening some physicians and families believe are needed.
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.
What is a CEB blood test? Learn the answer to that, as well as why blood tests and CEB go hand-in-hand.
Learn about home B12 blood tests, their effectiveness and who should use them in this overview.
There is a debate regarding the complications of discontinuing TPN abruptly. Learn about TPN, discontinuation complications and the heart of the debate surrounding how to discontinue TPN.
What is an orthopedist? Learn about the job duties, work environment, educational requirement and salary of orthopedists in this overview.
The pros and cons of DNA profiling bring up questions related to privacy, civil liberties and justice. What is DNA profiling and how can it help . . .or hurt the individual?
A degree is not necessary in order to obtain a high paying job. Research indicates that although licensing or certification may be needed, these are fifteen of the highest paying jobs not requiring a degree.
The difference between a CT scan and MRI is not understood by many. This is understandable because they share some similarities. Learn about the differences between an MRI and a CT scan in this overview.
The FDA issued a warning in May 2009 regarding consumer use of the weight loss product known as Hydroxycut. Not all Hydroxycut products were included in the recall, but those that were are suspected of causing serious liver damage in some people.
Learn how to become a registered nurse (RN) in this third in a series of articles about careers in nursing. Join the medical field in this highly trained and highly paid profession. It is one of the highest paid jobs available not requiring a degree.
Nurses are in demand and there is financial aid and a forgiveness program for nursing program student loans. Licensed Practical Nurses are only required to have about one year of schooling and can advance into Registered Nursing positions, with appropriate education and licensing.