Diagnosis

Thyrotropin Levels

  Thyrotropin releasing hormone (TRH) is secreted by hypothalamus region of the brain. The main function of thyrotropin is stimulation of pituitary gland for secretion of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH). Thyroid stimulating hormone instructs the thyroid gland to produce and release varied kinds of thyroid hormones. TSH also contributes to better functioning of the thyroid […]

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How Long Does Alcohol Stay in Your Breath, Urine and Blood?

Drinking alcohol can be really entertaining to a person especially while merry making. In fact, it is the most readily available drink. Alcohol contains substance known as ethanol that boosts self confidence, increases socialization and reduces anxiety. Drinking more than your body can handle can lead to intoxication leading to lack of coordination in your […]

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Global Hypokinesis

Global hypokinesis is a disease that affects the heart. It is termed global because it affects all the parts of the heart including the ventricles, walls, arteries, tissues and the membranes. The condition weakens the heart and can cause severe or mild blockage of the coronary arteries. Regional cardiac weakness is different from the global […]

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What is MCHC in a blood test?

MCHC or mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration refers to the average content of hemoglobin’s in RBCs or red blood cells. The MCHC value is noted down in a CBC or complete blood count report. It is one of the indices of RBCs and is used for diagnosis of anemia along with the cause, type, and severity […]

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Monocytes – Function, Normal Range

Our surrounding is composed of germs that can harm our bodies. When the germs get into our bodies, they can cause infections. Our immune system perceives these germs as foreign invaders that should be warded off. Our bodies have to fight these bacteria to keep us safe from illnesses. This role is played by the […]

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Angelman Syndrome

Angelman syndrome is a genetic condition wherein affected babies may elicit developmental delays, speech defects, imbalance, abnormal walking and posture, seizure, and other neurological issues. Developmental deficits become visible in 6 to 12 months post birth while convulsions start after 2 to 3 years. Angelman syndrome patients are usually happy and have an excitable and […]

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BUN Blood Test – Normal, High and Low Levels (Interpretation)

BUN or Blood Urea Nitrogen test is used to reveal vital information about the kidneys and liver. It determines how well your kidneys and liver are working. It does so by measuring the level of urea nitrogen in the blood level. Urea Nitrogen is a waste that gets created inside the liver at the time […]

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How long does Acid stay in your System?

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Lysergic Acid Diethylamide or acid is a strong hallucinogen abbreviated as LSD. Depending on the type of tests used, acid can remain detectible in the system for nearly five days after initial use. The drug is famous for its effect on the central nervous system and the resultant psychological changes.It may not be physically addictive, […]

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How long does Oxycodone stay in your System?

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Oxycodone is a narcotic painkiller analgesic that is prescribed by doctors for alleviation and treatment of moderate to intense pain, and often after serious injuries or major surgeries. Similar to morphine, oxycodone is available as concentrated solution, liquid solution, capsule, tablet, and oral extended-release tablets. Use and dosage of each of these forms are advised […]

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E Coli in Urine (What does the culture test say?)

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  Though fungus and viruses are also culprits, bacteria is the most common cause  for urinary tract infection.  Escherichia Coli or E.Coli is the most common form of bacteria for Urinary Tract Infection  The bacteria has the propensity to cause infection to the urinary tract, the bladder and even the kidneys. How does the culture test […]

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