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Preeclampsia: Everything You Need to Know about This High-Risk Pregnancy Complication

Although it’s relatively uncommon, affecting just 3.4 percent of pregnancies in the U.S. each year, preeclampsia is a complication that can have serious long-term health effects for mom and baby. The condition is characterized primarily by higher-than-normal blood pressure during pregnancy, and may also involve elevated levels of protein in urine and a decrease in… Read More »

All About PSA: Everything You Need to Know

First of all, what is PSA? PSA is a term that stands for prostate-specific antigen. PSAs are proteins that are created in the prostate tissue and are enzymes that free the sperm from the semen after ejaculation. These PSAs can be used to screen for prostate cancer. The History of PSAs The FDA approved PSA… Read More »

Testicular cancer: ‘If you think something is wrong, get it checked… the sooner you know, the sooner you can get things sorted’

Aidan Hunter has always been in good shape, enjoyed keeping fit and taking part in adrenalin-filled activities. So when he was travelling Europe in 2017, he challenged himself to jumping off an 80ft bridge. While he didn’t suffer any pain afterwards, he did experience some testicular swelling which he put down to a side effect… Read More »

Biden says U.S. will seek to ‘end cancer as we know it’ after Covid pandemic

President Joe Biden said Friday that once the coronavirus pandemic has been defeated, his administration will target another deadly disease: cancer. “I want you to know that, once we beat Covid, we’re going to do everything we can to end cancer as we know it,” Biden said in a speech after touring Pfizer’s massive coronavirus… Read More »