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News tag: ask a doctor


tongue-identify

Tongue scan helps identify potential illnesses


8 Dec, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
A digitized image of a patient’s tongue can help identify several illnesses, researchers from India have announced. This method finds immediate and useful applicability in remote areas where patients do not have access to a medical facility and are unable to ask a doctor, and works by correlating general descriptions of…

st-johnswort

St. John’s wort’s natural role in treating depression


26 Nov, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 1 comment
Whether or not you ask a doctor about your depressive episodes, it's good to know that things might take a turn for the better by using simple homoeopathic remedies. This also applies to St. John's wort extract, which is rich in hyperforin, a substance with antidepressant properties. Not long ago,…

genetics

Genetics assessment showing little progress with doctors


12 Sep, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A recent article in Genetics in Medicine reveals primary care providers face numerous obstacles integrating genetics services into their practice. Even though primary care providers are interested in providing guidance on genetic risks, they have been facing barriers to performing and embracing these tasks. Medicine using medical genetics has been…