Tag Archives: Blood

High blood pressure symptoms: Experiencing this feeling in your face could be a sign

High blood pressure affects a quarter of people in the UK. However, many people don’t realise they have it as the condition rarely has noticeable symptoms. In some cases, though, there are certain signs which could indicate the condition. One potential sign, according to Superdrug Online Doctor, is facial flushing. Facial flushing is not uncommon,… Read More »

Zika biomarkers in blood could lead to prenatal screening for birth defects

The highest risk of birth defects is from Zika virus infection during the first and second trimester, USC researcher says USC researchers have identified biomarkers associated with severe birth defects in babies born to women infected with the Zika virus. The discovery could lead to screening tests and a better understanding about how the infection… Read More »