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2024 Newsletters - 2024-02-09

Blood Tests for Cancer

Blood testing is a tool healthcare providers use to help diagnose and manage cancer. Examples include complete blood count and tumor markers. The results can provide important information about overall health, organ function and potential disease.

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2024 Newsletters - 2024-01-16

In Zambia there is an cholera outbreak

Cholera is an acute, secretory diarrhoeal disease caused by toxigenic strains of the Gram-negative bacterium Vibrio cholerae. Improved sanitation and access to safe water have largely eliminated indigenous cholera in high-income countries.

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2024 Newsletters - 2024-01-10

Cervical Cancer

The cervix is the lower most part of the uterus (womb) that leads to the vagina. It connects the Vagina to the Womb.

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2023 Newsletters - 2023-12-07

HIV Diagnosis

HIV-1/2 is diagnosed either by detecting HIV- specific antibodies or the virus itself. In individuals >18 months old the detection of HIV-specific antibodies remains the recommended method for routine diagnosis.

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2023 Newsletters - 2023-11-10

PSA

Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) is a protein secreted by the acinar cells of the Prostate and is highly specific for the Prostate. Serum PSA levels are useful for determining the extent of Prostate Cancer and assessing the response to
therapy.

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2023 Newsletters - 2023-11-09

Diabetes

Diabetes is a lifelong disease in which the body can not process sugar properly. It is also called "diabetes mellitus" or "sugar diabetes”. The are two common types of Diabetes.

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2023 Newsletters - 2023-11-09

Diabetic Panel of Tests

Diabetic Panel is a series of blood test used to determine a person’s average blood sugar. It is used to help diagnose diabetes.

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2023 Newsletters - 2023-10-31

BRCA Testing for Hereditary Breast Cancer

Cancer occurs when cells in your body start to grow out of control. These cancer cells can multiply very quickly, cause growth or tumors, invade surrounding tissues, and even spread. (metastasize) to other areas of the body.

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2023 Newsletters - 2023-08-31

Breast Feeding Week

Breast milk is produced by mother shortly after delivery of a baby and serves primarily as food and water for the baby. For the initial months after birth, the baby gets all the energy and nutrients they need from breast milk.

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2023 Newsletters - 2023-08-31

All about Drug tests

This guide serves to inform you of the different types of Drug tests available, what type of test to choose, and under which circumstances.

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