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Ultrafiltration

Ultrafiltration is a medical therapy that removes excess salt and water from the bodies of patients who have a condition called fluid overload.


Euphoria Trial Overview

 Euphoria Trial Overview

The EUPHORIA trial studied the use of ultrafiltration in heart failure patients with fluid overload and diuretic resistance. Learn about the EUPHORIA trial. See more »

Ultrafiltration

 Ultrafiltration

Ultrafiltration is a medical therapy used to remove excess salt and water from the bodies of patients who have a condition called fluid overload. See more »

 Cholesterol Tests

A cholesterol test is the first step in getting your blood-cholesterol level under control. Find out what happens in this simple blood test. See more »

Which women should get MRIs in addition to mammograms?

 Which women should get MRIs in addition to mammograms?

In March 2007, two different sources released information recommending that MRI be included in the standard breast-cancer testing regimen for certain women. See more »

Will elastography replace biopsies for confirming a cancer diagnosis?

 Will elastography replace biopsies for confirming a cancer diagnosis?

Elastography is an imaging technique similar to ultrasound. Learn how elastography diagnoses tumors based on the hardness of the affected tissue. See more »

How does an oral HIV test work?

 How does an oral HIV test work?

A recently FDA-approved rapid HIV test (one that doesn't have to be sent to a laboratory for processing) can use blood, serum or oral fluids with equal accuracy. See more »

 How do you treat atrial fibrillation?

Atrial fibrillation is a serious, but treatable heart disease characterized by arrhythmia. Learn about the many treatment options that relieve symptoms and prevent serious complications. See more »

 Background Facts: Bee Sting Therapy and MS

Background facts on bee sting therapy and MS is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about background facts bee sting therapy and ms from Discovery Health. See more »

 Enzyme Therapy and Cancer

Enzyme therapy and cancer is a unique relationship that could be answer for a cure. Learn more about background facts bee sting therapy and ms from Discovery Health. See more »

 Magnet Therapy and Diabetic Neuropathy

Magnet therapy and diabetic neuropathy is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about magnet therapy and diabetic neuropathy from Discovery Health. See more »