Get information about the types of tests done to diagnose diseases and medical conditions, as well as the treatments that are available today, in this section.
Spinal traction is a practice used to treat back and neck pain. Learn about the evolution and effectiveness of spinal traction. See more »
5 Cool Things About EKGs
These 5 cool things about EKGs will surprise you. Learn all about EKGs from HowStuffWorks. See more »
Shock therapy is a term used in the study and practice of psychology. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about the term shock therapy. See more »
Can we treat mental illness with hallucinogens?
Hallucinogens have a reputation for expanding the mind. Is it deserved? Learn why hallucinogens like LSD may be the key to treating mental illness. See more »
Take a look at MRI pictures to explore MRI technology and see what the body looks like on the inside. Explore MRI pictures and learn how MRI works. See more »
The Ultimate MRI Quiz
An MRI machine is more than just a big, claustrophobia-inducing tube. How much do you know about what's going on inside? See more »
Fluid Overload Treatments
Fluid overload treatment has evolved through the years, from bloodletting to ultrafiltration. Learn more about fluid overload treatment. See more »
What is the cost of heart failure?
Heart failure costs are estimated to be close to $35 billion in 2008. Learn why heart failure costs are so much money. See more »
RAPID-CHF Study Overview
The Rapid-CHF study was designed to compare the safety of ultrafiltration with that of diuretic drugs. Find out how the Rapid-CHF study worked. See more »
Unload Study Overview
The UNLOAD study compared the safety and efficacy of ultrafiltration with that of diuretic drugs. Learn more about the UNLOAD study. See more »
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