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Osteoporosis

2020-01-21T05:07:09+00:00 January 21st, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , |

When the bone density decreases in the body, osteoporosis develops. The body produces less bone tissue that is not enough to replace the bone tissue the body absorbs. The bones become porous and weaker in this condition. It leads to an increased risk of fractures. There can be fractures in the spinal vertebrae, hip and some [...]

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Blood Tests for Older People

2020-01-07T09:55:30+00:00 January 7th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If older people complain about any physical problem, a doctor is likely to suggest some blood tests. The test results will help the doctor in the diagnosis of the problem. Here we will discuss some of the blood tests. 1. Complete Blood Count (CBC) A number of tests related to your blood cells fall under a [...]

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Hypothyroidism

2019-12-16T07:45:04+00:00 December 13th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

If your thyroid gland is not able to produce sufficient thyroid hormones for your body, the condition is known as hypothyroidism. The thyroid remains in an underactive state in this condition. The opposite of this condition is hyperthyroidism, where too much thyroid hormone is produced by the thyroid gland. How the body uses energy is dependent [...]

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Laboratory Tests for Cancer Diagnosis

2019-12-05T04:54:57+00:00 December 5th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

If a doctor suspects that you have cancer, he/she will suggest a number of laboratory tests to be sure of the presence of cancer in your body. The pathologist examines the samples of blood, urine, other body fluids or tissue for abnormal cells or tumour markers. These help to determine whether a person has cancer or [...]

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