What is a biomarker?

2022-08-09T11:21:13-04:00

A common term in medical testing is "biomarker" but what exactly does the term mean? In layman's terms, a "biomarker" is anything that can be used to measure the presence or severity of a particular disease. According to the FDA, [...]

What is a biomarker?2022-08-09T11:21:13-04:00

The Importance of Sleep

2022-08-09T11:24:02-04:00

The Importance of Sleep One of the most important things we can do for ourselves is sleep. As humans, we spend one-third of our lives sleeping or at least attempting to sleep. The average adult needs at least seven [...]

The Importance of Sleep2022-08-09T11:24:02-04:00

6 Tests to Determine Heart Disease

2022-08-09T11:25:56-04:00

6 Tests to Determine Heart Disease When asked what the leading disease attributing to death is, you probably think the obvious answer is cancer. While cancer(s) can be a devastating disease, it is actually not the leading cause of death. [...]

6 Tests to Determine Heart Disease2022-08-09T11:25:56-04:00

Dried Blood Spot vs. Venipuncture: What blood draw method is more accurate?

2022-08-09T11:27:09-04:00

Dried Blood Spot vs. Venipuncture: What blood draw method is more accurate? One of the biggest challenges for clinical or diagnostic labs is gaining access to the skilled labor required to provide specimen collections. Without these specimens, labs cannot generate [...]

Dried Blood Spot vs. Venipuncture: What blood draw method is more accurate?2022-08-09T11:27:09-04:00

Direct Access Testing vs. At-Home Testing: Types and Common Patient Uses

2022-08-09T13:44:57-04:00

Direct Access Testing vs. At-Home Testing: Types and Common Patient Uses Direct access testing (DAT), or patient-authorized testing, refers to tests that one can order without the involvement of a healthcare provider. These tests are usually paid for upfront [...]

Direct Access Testing vs. At-Home Testing: Types and Common Patient Uses2022-08-09T13:44:57-04:00
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