Diagnostics

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What is Lp(a) Cholesterol?

…healthy, whatever its functions, they are not thought to be critical. Dr. Sinatra likes to see levels less than 35 nmol/l, according to the Quest Diagnostics standards he usually sees. Here are the usual parameters, depending on how your lab expresses this level: * Desirable: * Borderline risk: 14 - 30…

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Signs & Symptoms That You Could Have a Heart Attack Next Month

In all of my years of practicing cardiology, I’ve seen many women whose heart disease symptoms went undetected—until they landed in the hospital. Believe it or not, those were the lucky ones. Doctors often miss the signs and symptoms of heart disease in women because they’re different than…

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4 Medical Tests That Could Do More Harm than Good

…lot of questions about before agreeing to have them… 1. Abdominal CT Scan: Many conventional doctors feel the level of radiation present during diagnostic medical imaging tests is minimal and safe. The truth is that a CT scan, particularly that of the abdomen, exposes patients to levels of radiation…

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The Dangers of Wireless Electromagnetic Fields

…Hand-held PDAs * Internet access * Laptop computers * Computer screens * Baby monitors * Video gaming * Microwave ovens * Fluorescent lights * Diagnostic X-rays * Wi-fi * Electric/hybrid cars Kerry Crofton holds a Ph.D. in health psychology and authored an earlier book about her experience working…

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