September is National Cholesterol Education Month. Learn more about cholesterol and other lipids, and when testing may be appropriate.
Learn more about at-home sleep apnea tests, such as what they measure, their benefits and possible downsides, as well as our top pick for 2022.
Learn more about at-home HIV tests, such as what they measure, their benefits and possible downsides, as well as our top picks for 2022.
A new global report found that more people died of infections caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria than HIV or malaria in 2019. Bacterial infections that don’t respond to antibiotic treatment are a serious public health threat. Misuse and overuse of antibiotics have contributed to this increasing worldwide problem.
With more colon cancer cases occurring in people younger than age 50, the USPSTF advises adults to start colon cancer screening at age 45.
Learn more about at-home STD tests, such as what they measure, their benefits and drawbacks, as well as our top picks for 2022.
An experimental wearable device measures sweat chloride levels in real time for diagnosing and monitoring cystic fibrosis.
The new lower threshold for blood lead levels will likely increase the number of children found to have lead exposure.
The National Kidney Foundation and the American Society for Nephrology call for removing race as a factor in kidney function estimates.
Two recent studies find that a significant number of people at risk for kidney disease are not getting screened for urine albumin.