Newborn screening may be a useful technique to diagnose cystic fibrosis. Newborn screening primarily includes a blood test. If the blood test is positive, your doctor may order a sweat test. The sweat test is a recommended test for cystic fibrosis because it diagnoses the electrolyte levels in the sweat of a person. This test is usually performed twice. Newborn babies are diagnosed by sweat test after 10 days of birth. If both tests determine the high electrolyte levels, cystic fibrosis is confirmed. Other tests that can prove helpful in diagnosing the disease or symptoms may include:
June 19th, 2020 | medical health
Another research was conducted in France, which showed that people who were given hydroxychloroquine have lower virus load in the body. Some patients also experienced nausea and worsening of symptoms due to
June 15th, 2020 | news
Yet, that's not how the medical experts think about them. Pandemics have a political economy behind them. There are greater chances of disease spread in substandard living and working conditions. Now this stood for the 1918 flu pandemic and still true for coronavirus.
June 15th, 2020 | medical health
Pain-relieving medications. Abortive or acute treatment that helps to minimize the pain and other symptoms during a migraine attack Preventive medications. These are prophylactic medications that help to minimize the frequency and severity of migraine attacks. Other medications that may help patients suffering from migraines include sumatriptan, dihydroergotamines, opioid medications, Lasmiditan, ubrogepant, anti-seizure drugs, antidepressants, antihypertensives, and anti-nausea drugs.
June 13th, 2020 | medical health
Victims of health and generalized anxiety may experience an increase in the severity of their symptoms during the pandemic. Symptoms related to depression can become more serious,causing decreased energy, less interest in regular activities,
April 19th, 2020 | medical health
*In rare cases, the virus can lead to severe respiratory problems, kidney failure or death, so contact your doctor promptly if you have symptoms.
March 30th, 2020 | medical health
Antivirals target the virus in people who already have an infection. They work in different ways, sometimes preventing the virus from replicating, other times blocking it from infecting cells.
March 15th, 2020 | medical health
The possibility of having a contagious illness is scary, but doctors, nurses and other caregivers are learning more about COVID-19 every day.
March 7th, 2020 | medical health
Often viruses that spread easily tend to have a milder impact. Generally, the coronavirus appears to be hitting older people hardest, with few cases in children.
January 3rd, 2020 | medical health
Snowfall and the thought of cozy layers may make winters sound great, but the season is far from comfortable. One of the biggest issues in winters is dealing with medical conditions such as arthritis and chronic pain that worsens due to the falling temperatures.