Many of my female followers have probably already had a pelvic ultrasound (US), this week I had another one. I thought it would be a good idea to introduce/refresh about this test. It had been years since my last, in my case this was done to follow a medical condition. If you have ever had a … [Read more...] about Pelvic Ultrasound
It is well-known many cancers are caused by radiation exposure, even the sun radiation cause skin cancer the #1 cancer in the US. Medical radiation exposure is your responsibility! Every wonder what happens to all the radiation you receive when you have 'medical imaging' tests for such things as … [Read more...] about Medical Radiation Exposure
A recent FDA study -1 in 4 Americans have purchased prescription medicines online. At this writing there are approximately 35,000 - 50,000 online drug-seller websites. Recently, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report, Internet Pharmacies: Federal Agencies and States Face … [Read more...] about Online Pharmacy Dangers
DocHandal tries to bring you the latest research findings that docs like herself read and use. This blog hopes to share some and guide you to reading more, after all it is your body guys! American Heart Association Guide for Improving Cardiovascular Health at the Community Level, 2013 Update* This … [Read more...] about Men: When You Eat Matters to Your Heart!
FDA just (August 9th) approved the first rapid finger stick Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) test that not only reveals if you have antibodies to HIV -1 or 2 but if you only have the virus (i.e. you have the antigen p-24)! In this 20 minute test the presence of the virus can be found 12-26 days … [Read more...] about HIV Test – New & Better