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Tumor markers are substances produced by tumor cells or by other cells of the body in response to cancer or certain benign (noncancerous) conditions. These substances can be found in the blood, in t...
Levels of testosterone naturally rise in certain situations. A hard workout could be a culprit. Preparing for, or winning, a competition is well known to elevate levels of the hormone. Sexual encounte...
This Viewpoint clarifies 3 treatment options for treating patients with elevated cholesterol levels by discussing patient goals, encouraging lifestyle changes, and using lipid-lowering medication.
Air sampling near a Valero Energy refinery in the Manchester district showed elevated levels of benzene, which has been linked to health problems.
Among a group of cognitively normal individuals, those who had elevated levels in the brain of the protein amyloid were more likely to experience cognitive decline in the following years, according to...
A new study shows that genetic predisposition to elevated serum calcium levels is associated with a higher cardiovascular risk and MI. Medscape Medical News
Nearly 50 years ago, investigators from the Framingham Heart Study first associated elevated blood cholesterol levels with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Over the ensuing decades,...
This exploratory analysis compares rate of cognitive decline over 4 years between participants with normal vs elevated amyloid levels who are cognitively normal.
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is a rare disease characterized by microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenic purpura, neurologic abnormalities, fever, and renal insufficiency. The ...
Graves' ophthalmopathy is characterized by hyperthyroidism, which is associated with higher serum T3 levels than T4 due to deiodinase enzymes.The effect of Graves' patient's sera (n=52) with elevated ...
Plasma mannose levels are elevated in subjects with insulin resistance independently of obesity. Here, we found that elevated plasma mannose levels are strong markers of future risk of several chronic...
Chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) patients are widely held to often have other autoimmune disorders, including autoimmune thyroid disease. Here, we systematically evaluated the literature on the pre...
Technetium thyroid uptake (TTU) is not inhibited by antithyroid drugs (ATD) and reflects the degree of thyroid stimulation. We intended to predict the relapse rate from hyperthyroidism based on TTU me...