And now you can have your blood test done in the privacy of your home or at your office.
While some causes of blood in faeces are not life-threatening, others are - so it's always best that you see your doctor immediately.
While hypertension is extremely common and can affect patients at any age, especially the elderly, it can be managed by reducing the risk factors.
Stretching, walking, exercising and mediating are some of the best ways to prevent experiencing muscle cramps from poor blood circulation.
Although HIV/AIDS is widespread today, many still consider it a death sentence, when this is not necessarily so.
If you are experiencing prehypertension, there are numerous effective ways to reverse the condition and keep yourself fit as a fiddle.
The porridge made from broken rice comes with boiled duck meat served with green onions, cilantro, pepper, fish sauce and a spicy condiment.
Many types of blood glucose meters are available for at-home use, from basic models to more-advanced versions with numerous features and options.
Having diabetes may seem like a world of never-ending restrictions but the good news is that even a tiny change can make a huge impact on your health.
Blood in the urine could be a symptom of a urinary tract infection, kidney infection or stones in either the kidney or bladder.
Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical, is recalling the valsartan drug sold in the US after the European Medicines Agency found it was tainted with an impurity linked to cancer.
Ukraine's SBU security service said the ruse was meant to foil a real assassination plot against Babchenko ordered by Russia and has arrested the organiser of the crime.
The lizards' high blood concentration of biliverdin makes their blood green.
Dr Masliza Mahmod and her team will carry out a pilot study into aortic stenosis with the grant from the British Heart Foundation.
Engineering and IT conglomerate Hitachi has developed the basic technology to detect breast or colon cancer from urine samples two years ago.
Early detection of sepsis can often save lives.
People with at least 6.7 milligrammes of lead per decilitre of blood have their risk of death elevated by 37%.
The higher the level of Vitamin D in one's blood, the lower one's risk of developing certain cancers, especially liver cancer.
"Vampire bats have an 'extreme' diet, in the sense that it requires many adaptations in the organism."
While Pentagon chiefs are accustomed to seeing foreign forces carry out more routine military demonstrations, the ceremony in Indonesia was far more theatrical.
Affected parents are seeking legal address as the government is not sympathetic to the plight of stateless children, say lawyers.
Malaysians share the same blood at the bank, it says in response to needless controversy.
He says he panicked and began shivering when he saw blood stains on the oil drum at his shophouse.
IGP Khalid Abu Bakar says the statement could be deemed to be seditious.
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