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Sex hormones- Reference ranges

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reference_ranges_for_blood_tests

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Thyroid hormones- Reference Ranges

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Low free T3 can increase cardiovascular disease

Low serum free triiodothyronine levels are associated with the presence and severity of coronary artery disease in the euthyroid patients: an observational study.ErtaƟ F, et al. Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2012.AbstractOBJECTIVE: The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between serum thyroid hormone levels that are within the normal range and the presence and [...]

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Management of Estradiol in Men- What Do Studies Show?

Testosterone is the precursor hormone for estradiol. Estradiol is a hormone more abundant in women than men that is produced by the aromatization of testosterone in liver, fat and other cells. Nature created it for a reason. It has been shown to be responsible for healthy bone density but its role in men's sex drive, [...]

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Do you have low blood levels of testosterone?

Men with low blood levels of testosterone (men with hypogonadism) may experience low sex drive, erectile dysfunction, low mood, fatigue and other very concerning symptoms that can dramatically impact their lives and that of people around them. There are several questionnaires developed in the medical community to assess who would be a good candidate [...]

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New Privacy Rule Gives Patients Right to Access Lab Test Reports

On February 6, 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (HHS OCR) issued a final rule amending the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule to provide [...]

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