Tag Archives: Blood

SickKids study finds blood tests alone may be effective strategy for detecting cancer relapse in certain patients

For most cancer patients, medical tests and examinations don’t end with the completion of therapy, even if their cancer has gone into remission. They will be due for several follow-up appointments, which can include blood tests, imaging tests and other exams as part of a surveillance protocol to detect possible relapse. One of the regular… Read More »

Spirulina, a 'superfood' loved by celebrities, could lower blood pressure, scientists find

Could spirulina lower your blood pressure? Study reveals compound in the ‘superfood’ can relax the arteries The superfood has been described as ‘most complete food source in the world’ Evidence is weak for the natural remedy used for a long list of health reasons Italian researchers found a specific protein in spirulina which relaxes arteries … Read More »