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Hidden high blood pressure risk revealed

Thousands of Australians may have high blood pressure but not know it, despite having the tests. The results of a new study have identified the condition of “masked hypertension” – when high blood pressure isn’t identified in clinical tests – in approximately one in five participants. “These results clearly suggest we need to make changes… Read More »

New endometriosis blood test developed

A pioneering blood test that can detect up to 90 per cent of cases of endometriosis has been developed by UK scientists. The simple test looks for tiny DNA fragments in the blood and could spare women needing to undergo keyhole surgery to diagnose the condition. According to the charity Endometriosis UK, it takes an… Read More »