Diagnostic Testing

If you’ve experienced pain or another medical symptom, your doctor may order a diagnostic test to determine what is happening. Some of the most common diagnostic tests used are the ultraound, x-ray, CT scan, and MRI. Learn how these tests are performed, the possible risks of undergoing these tests, and how these tests help doctors determine what is causing symptoms such as pain and swelling.

New Computer Science Tool Detects Heart Disease

When it comes to heart disease, early detection can be a lifesaver. But the tools aren’t always up to the job; signs that something might be wrong can be missed. However, the development of new technologies promise to more accurately define risk of heart complications and improve survival rates.

A Guide to Monitoring the Heart

The camera never lies, and neither do PET scans, electrodes or MRI techniques. Discover how doctors are able to monitor the health of your heart to get a clear picture of what’s going on, and without the need to open up the chest cavity.

Amniocentesis Pros and Cons

The amniocentesis is a valuable diagnostic tool that can be used for different purposes. However, although rare, risks are involved. Find information in this article on amniocentesis pros and cons.