Heart Monitors

Heart Monitors

Area hospitals move to noninvasive tests for cardiac disease Amit Patel, MD, seen through a CT scanner. Photo courtesy of…

Cardiac assessment may show if heart issues need to be addressed

Cardiac assessment may show if heart issues need to be addressed

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am a 49-year-old man with a strong family history of coronary artery disease.…

New depression screening guidelines outline very helpful, achievable goals

New depression screening guidelines outline very helpful, achievable goals

By Michael Craig Miller, M.D. Harvard Health Blog Every once in a while, a simple idea comes along that has…

Research shows clear benefits to colon cancer screening no later than age 50

Research shows clear benefits to colon cancer screening no later than age 50

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is a colonoscopy still recommended for everyone when they turn 50? Are there other…

Deciding when to get that first mammogram

Deciding when to get that first mammogram

Penn State Hershey Medical Center whatdoctorsknow.com The American Cancer Society’s breast cancer screening guidelines could cause many women to wonder…

Early bone density test may be useful for some women

Early bone density test may be useful for some women

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 49 and in good health but am concerned about osteoporosis since I…

HIV still growing, even when undetectable in the blood

HIV still growing, even when undetectable in the blood

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine A team of international researchers led by Northwestern University found that HIV is still…