What is the RDW Blood Test? (Red Cell Distribution Width)
The RDW blood test measures how red blood cells change in size and volume. This test is part of a more extensive Complete Blood Count (CBC). The RD...
Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) test
What is PSA? Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test is a non-invasive procedure used to detect the presence of prostate cancer in men. The PSA tes...
Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN) Testing
Urea nitrogen is considered a waste of products. This develops when the body breaks down the protein from the food we eat. It builds up in the live...
BNP (B-type natriuretic peptides) tests
The BNP test is a blood test used to measure the amount of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) in the blood. This protein is produced by the heart...
Cardiac Enzyme Test
The heart releases heart enzymes when there is damage to the heart or stress because of low oxygen. Levels of troponin and Creatine Phosphokinase (...
Covid Monitor Tests
Since 2019, millions of cases of covid 10 have been confirmed worldwide. There have been deaths. In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, it ...
AST or SGOT blood test: High and low levels, and what do results mean
Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) is an enzyme that is found mainly in the liver. It is also present in kidneys and muscles but in smaller amount...
Blood tests may predict cardiovascular disease
According to the WHO, it is estimated that 17.9 million people died of CVD in 2016, accounting for 31% of all deaths worldwide. Of those, 85% ...
A blood test has the potential to diagnose depression and bipolar disorder
A diagnostic blood test is a common pattern. Researchers in France have developed the first diagnostic blood test worldwide to distinguish unipolar...