The oxygen-carrying pigment of red blood cells that gives them their red color and serves to convey oxygen to the tissues: occurs in reduced form (deoxyhemoglobin) in venous blood and in combination with oxygen(oxyhemoglobin) in arterial blood. A...More Info
Thyroid disease encompasses several diagnoses. While general categories of thyroid disease symptoms—sleep changes, weight changes, bowel problems, for example—can overlap, exactly how these manifest is quite different from condition to condition...More Info
Cancers are by definition and abnormality in your cells which are growing without control. There are enough abnormalities that are developing in our body all the time. These abnormal cells-some of them die while some of them grow uncontrollably...More Info
PCOS – The most common ovarian disorder. PCOS, Cystadenoma and dermoid cyst are among the common ovarian disorders found now a days. In most cases by the time we detect, it will be in stage III. But with annual check-ups or master health...More Info
This leaflet gives general information about blood tests. There are separate leaflets that describe various specific types of blood test. What is blood made up of? Blood cells These can be seen under a microscope and make up about 40% of the...More Info
To a greater or lesser degree, most of us are contaminated with heavy metals today – some seriously, some without ever knowing it. It is a subject that just doesn’t cross our everyday minds and physicians are often not alert to the possibility of...More Info
Diabetes management: Diabetes management requires awareness. Know what makes your blood sugar level rise and fall — and how to control these day-to-day factors.
Keeping your blood sugar levels within the range recommended by your doctor can be challenging. That’s because many things make your blood sugar levels change, sometimes unexpectedly. Following are some factors that can affect your blood...More Info
“Healthy eating is not about strict dietary limitations, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it’s about feeling great, having more energy, and stabilizing your mood.” Healthy eating tip...More Info
Fatty liver disease is often silent, producing no symptoms, especially in the beginning. If the disease advances — which is usually over a period of years, or even decades — it can cause vague problems.
Some fat in the liver is normal. But if fat makes up more than 5%-10% of the weight of your liver, you may have alcoholic or nonalcoholic liver disease. In some cases, these diseases can lead to serious complications. Alcoholic Liver Disease...More Info
The hemoglobin A1c test — also called HbA1c, glycated hemoglobin test, or glycohemoglobin — is an important blood test used to determine how well your diabetes is being controlled. Hemoglobin A1c provides an average of your blood sugar control...More Info
Just about everybody at one point or another will experience abdominal pain. Most of the causes are not serious and can be readily diagnosed and treated. However, pain can also be a sign of a serious illness. It's important to be able to recognize symptoms that are severe and know when to call a doctor.
A lipase is a water-soluble enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of ester bonds in water–insoluble, lipid substrates. Lipase is an enzyme necessary for the absorption and digestion of lipids. Where is it found ? Lipases are present throughout...More Info