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Know about your anemia with Iron and Total Iron-binding Capacity (TIBC) test – live a better life


Do you feel that the normal day to day activities are making you excessively tired? Have you been lately pointed out for pallor on your face? Does your heart race more than usual or have you been missing beats? In case, you are bothered by these mentioned issues, you definitely need a thorough medical assessment. Your physician will order various blood tests including Iron studies.

What Does Syphilis Do to the Unborn Baby?


Congenital syphilis is syphilis transmitted to your baby during pregnancy and while you’re delivering your baby. The bacteria can travel via your bloodstream, and since you and your baby are connected through the umbilical cord which carries oxygenated blood and nutrients to your baby, you will be transmitting the disease to your unborn child as well.


It’s so important that you immediately get tested for syphilis and receive prompt treatment of antibiotics so you won’t infect your child. Early detection and treatment can help save your unborn child and prevent bacterial infection.

BRCA1/2 comprehensive analysis: Role in breast and ovarian cancer


It is essential for you to know about BRCA1/2 genes to understand their function in cancer. BRCA1 and BRCA2 or breast cancer genes are human genes which form tumor suppressor proteins. The role of these proteins is to assist repair your damaged DNA and assure the stability of the cell’s genetic material. Your DNA damage may not be repaired correctly if either of these genes gets mutated or changed, as a result, defective protein products are formed which lead to additional genetic modifications that can cause cancer.

Having allergies? Not sure about the cause – Elisa Systems - Food Allergen Test Kits could be the solution

Allergies pose a high risk to the health and well being of people in developed countries. Allergies are abnormal immunologic response of your body to a foreign substance. The allergic reactions affect various systems such as the skin, airway, and digestive tract and manifest as rhinitis, urticaria, angioedema, eczema, vomiting, diarrhea and anaphylaxis which can be life threatening.

Can Brain Imaging Detect Autism in Children?


Although autism has no cure, early detection is very important since it has a positive impact on the child’s life. Unfortunately, the ways to detect autism in early childhood is very limited. Knowing the risk factors can help, especially if there are other family members who were diagnosed with autism. But aside from knowing the risk factors, parents usually only bring their child to a doctor when he begins to show autism symptoms such as poor social and communication skills.