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Iron Saturation

Iron saturation has been known to vary from time to time, and one should know when the range is sufficient of not. When you have low iron saturation, you may experience anemic symptoms and you should seek iron tests from your lab. Here you will see some of the tests, and what happens, when you […]

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Lipase Test – All You Need to Know

Lipase test is a test done to find the amount of lipase in the blood. Lipase is an enzyme that is present in the pancreas and its main function is to help the intestines in the breaking down and absorption of fats into the body. Lipase is generated by tongue, stomach, liver, saliva and some […]

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How long does cocaine stay in your system?

Most of the cocaine users dread the period that the cocaine will take in their body systems. Traces of cocaine can be detected in the body system unit such as blood, urine, hair, saliva or sweat. The chemical name for the cocaine is known as benzoylmethylecgonine. Once the cocaine is taken, it is expelled out […]

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Normal Specific Gravity of Urine

Urine samples are used by doctors to evaluate our health and determine abnormalities. The urine sample tests taken for a medical check-up are called urinalysis. Urinalysis tests are painless, and can be used for both children and adults. There are various components that can be monitored from such a samples, one of them being specific […]

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Absolute Monocytes Low – What does it mean?

Monocytes are a type of white blood cell produced in the bone marrow.  Resembling like amoeboid, they fight certain infections and help out other white blood cells to remove damaged dead tissues. They also destroy cancer cells and help to regulate immunity against foreign substances. A monocyte count is component of a complete blood count […]

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BUN Blood Test

BUN tests evaluate kidney function and the levels of urea and nitrogen found in the blood. BUN test stands for Blood, Urea, and Nitrogen test that are primarily done along with creatinine test to assess kidney functions, diagnose kidney disease, and monitor people having acute or chronic dysfunctions of kidney. The BUN to creatinine ratio […]

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Apical Pulse

Pulsation at the top section of the heart is referred to as the apical pulse. Occasionally, it is called PMI or the ‘point of maximum pulse.’ In a health individual, the heart is located in such a way so that the apex or the top part occurs on the left side of the chest and […]

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Normal Testosterone Levels by Age

Also called androgen, testosterone is a powerful hormone naturally occurring in both men and women. It plays a major role in varied functions like sperm production regulation, controlling sex drive, enhancing energy levels and muscle mass, and influencing human behavior like competitiveness, aggression, etc. Androgen levels tend to decrease with age. Men have high testosterone […]

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Low White Blood Cell Count in Children

White blood cells or WBCs in the body are responsible for protecting the body from infections. The abnormal low cell count is also known as Neutropenia in which a person gets infections easily as the cell count gets really low. The body is no more able to fight germs like bacteria and such infections can […]

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What is the PSA Normal Range?

PSA or prostate specific antigen is a type of protein released by the prostate gland present in men. Younger men have lower levels of PSA as compared to older men. This is due to the fact that PSA levels naturally rise as a man grows older. A PSA test is an easy blood test which […]

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