The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy

The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy

Unlock the family secrets in your DNA! Discover the answers to your family history mysteries using the most cutting edge tool available. This plain-English guide (newly updated and expanded to include th latest DNA developments) will teach you what DNA tests are available; the pros and cons of the major testing companies; and how to […]

Should Baseline PSA Testing Be Performed in Men Aged 40 to Detect Those Aged 50 Or Less Who Are at Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer?(Original Articles) (Clinical Report)

Should Baseline PSA Testing Be Performed in Men Aged 40 to Detect Those Aged 50 Or Less Who Are at Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer?(Original Articles) (Clinical Report)

Although prostate specific antigen (PSA) screening of asymptomatic men aged 50-75 years may reduce the prostate cancer mortality by at least 20%, there is concern about the high rate of overtreatment. (1) The risk of overtreatment is increased in older men with less aggressive cancer. In men younger than 50 years–especially those with high-risk prostate […]

Routine Testing for Hiv--Ethical and Legal Implications (Medicine and the Law)

Routine Testing for Hiv–Ethical and Legal Implications (Medicine and the Law)

Judge Edwin Cameron has suggested that because of the high level of ignorance about people’s HIV status and the stigma attached to it, and as HIV infection can now be controlled through the use of antiretroviral drugs, the time has come to review the present ‘opt in’ approach to HIV testing and counselling. (1) He […]

Complementary and Alternative Medical Lab Testing Part 17: Oncology

Complementary and Alternative Medical Lab Testing Part 17: Oncology

Complementary and Alternative Medical Lab Testing (CAM Labs) contains summaries of the published research on lab tests, primarily from PubMed trials on humans. Each chapter (disease) begins with a brief summary of conventional lab tests, followed by additional lab tests, including diabetes, insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, inflammation, etc. There are sections on endocrine hormones (thyroid, […]

Complementary and Alternative Medical Lab Testing Part 7: Endocrine

Complementary and Alternative Medical Lab Testing Part 7: Endocrine

Complementary and Alternative Medical Lab Testing (CAM Labs) contains summaries of the published research on lab tests, primarily from PubMed trials on humans. Each chapter (disease) begins with a brief summary of conventional lab tests, followed by additional lab tests, including diabetes, insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, inflammation, etc. There are sections on endocrine hormones (thyroid, […]

Complementary and Alternative Medical Lab Testing Part 11: Men

Complementary and Alternative Medical Lab Testing Part 11: Men

Complementary and Alternative Medical Lab Testing (CAM Labs) contains summaries of the published research on lab tests, primarily from PubMed trials on humans. Each chapter (disease) begins with a brief summary of conventional lab tests, followed by additional lab tests, including diabetes, insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, inflammation, etc. There are sections on endocrine hormones (thyroid, […]

Complementary and Alternative Medical Lab Testing Part 8: Urology

Complementary and Alternative Medical Lab Testing Part 8: Urology

Complementary and Alternative Medical Lab Testing (CAM Labs) contains summaries of the published research on lab tests, primarily from PubMed trials on humans. Each chapter (disease) begins with a brief summary of conventional lab tests, followed by additional lab tests, including diabetes, insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, inflammation, etc. There are sections on endocrine hormones (thyroid, […]