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Current thinking about the source of migraine symptoms reflects advances in technology that help us see how the brain and nervous system work. Previously, the dilation and constriction of blood vessels in the head were thought to be the primary source of migraine pain, and early medications focused on the blood vessels as the principal target for treatment.
Clinical laboratorians provide information and services that contribute to maximizing the effective delivery of care in today's complex healthcare system by assuring that the correct test is performed on the right person, at the right time, producing accurate test results that enable providers to make the right diagnostic and therapeutic decisions using the right level of health care resources.
IDB is a condition in which there is chronic or recurring inflammation of the gastrointestinal, or GI, tract. In a type of IBD called ulcerative colitis, the condition is limited to the colon, also known as the large intestine. In another type known as Crohn’s disease, the condition most commonly affects the small intestine and colon, but it can occur anywhere in the gastrointestinal tract.
No matter the season, having a cold is never convenient. It’s even worse when your cold turns into a sinus infection. A sinus infection will stick around long after symptoms of an upper respiratory infection are gone. You might even know it’s a sinus infection because you get sinus infections frequently. Perhaps your doctor diagnosed your sinus infection after you just couldn’t seem to get better. After all, since almost 30 million Americans suffer from sinusitis, your doctor likely treats them a lot.
Urinary tract infections or UTIs are infections in any part of the urinary tract. They are a common health problem that affects millions of people each year. Women are especially prone to UTIs.