More than 10,000 cases of cancer of the prostate, the walnut-sized gland that sits just below the bladder, are diagnosed every year in the UK. It is the second-most common cause of cancer deaths
Locating allergies can be one of the most difficult of detective jobs. Most elimination diets are too simplistic, which is why they don't seem to help people. The biggest problem is that allergies ...
* Follow a healthy, wholefood, nutrient-dense diet to complement conventional treatments to restore thyroid function:
* Eat foods rich in iodine, such as seaweed, seafish, eggs and milk.
An angiogram is an X-ray test that uses a dye to check the health of your arteries. It’s supposed to check for blockages or restrictions to the blood supply to the heart, and it can herald heart surgery.
One of the greatest and most far-reaching scandals of modern medicine has to do with the appalling ignorance of doctors about the workings of the thyroid gland.
The mainstay of modern obstetric diagnosis is the ultrasound scan (or sonography). Similar to radar, real-time scanners employ very-high-frequency pulsed sound waves (3.5-7 mHz, or 3.5-7 million cycles per second)
If your doctor suspects that you have an autoimmune disorder such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), rheumatoid arthritis or scleroderma, he may arrange to have you take an antinuclear antibody (ANA) test.
SCREENING: No, it doesn’t save lives
Ultrasound scans can predict Down’s syndrome. A nuchal scan measures the depth of the dark fluid-filled space at the back of the baby’s neck at 10-13 weeks of pregnancy. If the space is thicker than usual, your baby may be at risk of Down’s.