In the Language of Medicine, Biomarkers Speak Volumes

Essential tools, biomarkers guide diagnosis and treatment by telling physicians what’s happening inside the body.

Many simple tests are performed during a routine physical examination. Blood pressure and heart rate are taken, and blood is drawn to measure cholesterol, triglycerides and blood sugar or hemoglobin A1c, among other things. These are traditional biomarkers that help physicians determine whether someone has a disease or is more likely to develop it, how […]
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