Diagnosis

Low Monocytes

Monocytes are a form of white blood cells that help fight infections in the body and assist other white blood cells eliminate dead or damaged tissues, demolish malignant cells and control immunity against strange materials in the body. These are manufactured in the bone marrow and represent about 10% circulating white blood cells. Monocytes spend […]

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Iron Saturation Low – What are the causes?

Iron is a vital component of blood. Its existence is what gives blood its red color. It plays a vital role of formation of hemoglobin as well as other enzymes of blood. Hemoglobin is used to carry oxygen to the varied tissues and organs of the body. When there is proper storage of iron in […]

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High Albumin Levels

Human serum albumin is that serum albumin present in human blood. It is usually the most plentiful protein in the blood plasma of humans; constituting around half the protein serum. The liver produces this serum. It is monomeric and soluble. The liver synthesizes albumin like preproalbumin, with the N-terminal peptide, which is removed prior to […]

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Elevated Albumin Levels

There are several serums that are contained in the blood for the proper working of body and circulatory functions. The serums are also important in the functioning of the immune system, and this is one of the most important functions of the body, without which the body will be ravaged by diseases that can prove […]

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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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