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  1. Computed Tomography (CT) Scanofthe Body
  2. Computed Tomography (CT) Scanofthe Spine
  3. Computed Tomography (CT) Scanofthe Head and Face
  4. Computed Tomography Angiogram (CT Angiogram)
  5. Lung Cancer Screening: Low-Dose CTScan
  6. SPECT Image ofthe Heart
  7. Lung Cancer Screening
  8. Coronary Calcium Scan
  9. Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
  10. Arthrogram (Joint X-Ray)
  11. Intravenous Pyelogram (IVP)
  12. Angiogram
  13. Virtual Colonoscopy Discusses virtual colonoscopy (computed tomographic colonography). Covers why and how it is done. Explains how it differs from a regular colonoscopy. Covers things to think about when choosing virtual colonoscopy.
  14. cat's claw
  15. Chemo Brain
  16. Nicotine and theBrain Learn why nicotine makes it hard to quit smoking and how it can be overcome.
  17. Brain Aneurysm Briefly discusses brain aneurysm (also called cerebral aneurysm). Covers possible causes, including hardening ofthe arteries, hypertension, and smoking. Lists symptoms. Discusses treatment with surgery. Links to info on strokes.
  18. Headaches: Should I Have Imaging Tests to Find Out What's Causing My Headaches? Guides you through the decision to have imaging tests to evaluate your headaches. Looks at the types of imaging tests used, including CTscan and MRI. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  19. Gallium Scan
  20. Gallbladder Scan Discusses nuclear scanning test done to evaluate gallbladder function. Covers how to prepare for test and how it is done, including use of radioactive tracer substance. Includes info on risks and what test results may mean.
  21. Kidney Scan Discusses nuclear scanning test to check way kidney works or its shape and size. Also called a renal scan. Covers use to check for cancer or how transplanted kidney is working. Explains how camera scans for radiation to make pictures of kidney.
  22. Testicular Scan
  23. Thyroid Scan
  24. Bone Scan
  25. Ergonomics: Using Your Computer Get tips on how to set up and use your computer in a way that prevents aches and pains.
  26. Deep Brain Stimulation
  27. Traumatic Brain Injury
  28. Brain and Nervous System Includes info on dizziness, lightheadedness, and vertigo. Also has links to multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and Alzheimer's disease as well as information on diabetic neuropathy and seizures.
  29. Liver and Spleen Scan Discusses nuclear scan to look at liver and spleen for problems. Explains how to prepare for the test, how it is done, and risks. Discusses results and what affects the tests. Looks at other tests that may be done.
  30. Lung VQ Scan
  31. Salivary Gland Scan
  32. Cardiac Perfusion Scan
  33. Nuclear Medicine Scan
  34. Tests for Low Back Pain Learn why X-rays, CT scans, and MRIs may not find the cause of your low back pain.
  35. Depression: Balancing Brain Chemicals Learn how depression medicines balance chemicals in your brain to help you feel better.
  36. Brain Aneurysm: Endovascular Embolization
  37. Meningitis: Medicines for Pressure on theBrain
  38. Brain Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) Test Gives info on test for BNP hormone to tell how well the heart works. Tells how BNP checks for heart failure. Tells how to get ready for test. Includes what results mean. Also discusses things that affect test results, such as some health problems and medicines.
  39. Coronary Calcium Scan: Should I Have This Test? Guides you through the decision to have a coronary calcium scan. Explains why a coronary calcium scan is done and what it can show. Lists treatments that might come after a coronary calcium scan. Lists risks and benefits. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  40. Cardiac Blood Pool Scan
  41. Thyroid Scan: Understanding the Test Learn what happens before and during a thyroid scan and what the test looks for.
  42. Speech Problems From Brainor Nervous System Damage
  43. Technetium-Labeled Red Blood Cell Bleeding Scan
  44. Imaging Tests for Epilepsy
  45. Childhood Brain Stem Glioma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  46. Cranial Ultrasound
  47. Childhood Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors Treatment Overview (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  48. Childhood Brain Stem Glioma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  49. Childhood Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors Treatment Overview (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  50. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) ofthe Head
  51. barium sulfate (oral and rectal)
  52. Evaluation and Treatment After a First Seizure
  53. Lung Cancer: Should I Have Screening? Guides people who are at high risk for lung cancer through the decision on whether to have an annual low-dose CT screening. Discusses the benefits and risks of having screening and the risk for getting lung cancer. Includes an interactive tool to help you decide.
  54. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Discusses test (also called MRI scan) that uses a magnetic field and pulses of radio wave energy to make pictures of organs and structures inside the body. Covers why it is done, how to prepare, and how it is done.
  55. Concussion
  56. nesiritide
  57. Animal and Human Bites Discusses what to do for animal or human bites. Covers puncture wounds, cuts, scrapes, and crushing injuries. Covers bites by adults and kids, dogs and cats, and wild animals. Covers home treatment. Includes tool to help you decide when to call a doctor.
  58. What Is a Stroke? Learn what a stroke is and what problems it can cause.
  59. Myelogram
  60. Controlling Pet Allergens
  61. Stroke: Know the Signs and Act FAST Learn an easy way to recognize stroke symptoms and know when to call 911.
  62. Stroke Discusses ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, and TIA (transient ischemic attack). Describes stroke symptoms and importance of acting fast if symptoms develop. Covers stroke treatment and prevention.
  63. Changing Negative Thoughts Learn how to train your brain to work for you, not against you.
  64. Hemorrhagic Stroke
  65. Toxoplasmosis During Pregnancy Discusses risks to the fetus of a woman who gets toxoplasmosis during pregnancy. Covers common symptoms like swollen glands. Discusses treatment with antibiotics. Covers how to avoid toxoplasmosis, including avoiding raw meat and contact with cat feces.
  66. Radioactive Iodine Uptake Test
  67. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) ofthe Spine
  68. Thyroid and Parathyroid Ultrasound Covers imaging test to check the thyroid gland and parathyroid glands. Includes info on problems test checks for, such as lumps in the thyroid gland or enlarged thyroid and parathyroid glands. Covers how it is done. Discusses possible results.
  69. Bone Density
  70. Abdominal Ultrasound
  71. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Discusses carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition caused by pressure on the median nerve. Covers causes and symptoms such as tingling or numbness in the hand, forearm, or wrist. Discusses what increases your risk. Covers nonsurgical and surgical treatment.
  72. Doppler Ultrasound
  73. What Is a TIA? Learn about transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) and what the risks are when you have one.
  74. Prostate Biopsy
  75. Nuchal Translucency Screening Test
  76. Hemispherectomy for Epilepsy
  77. Congenital Hydrocephalus
  78. Ultrasound Needle Guidance for Biopsy or Injection
  79. Tests for Erection Problems
  80. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) ofthe Shoulder Discusses test (also called MRI scan) that uses a magnetic field and pulses of radio wave energy to make pictures ofthe shoulder. Covers why it is done such as checking for unexplained shoulder pain or torn tendons. Discusses results.
  81. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) ofthe Knee Discusses test (also called MRI scan) that uses a magnetic field and pulses of radio wave energy to make pictures ofthe knee. Covers why it is used, including to find problems like arthritis, meniscus injury, or damaged cartilage, ligaments, or tendons.
  82. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) ofthe Abdomen Discusses test (also called MRI scan) that uses a magnetic field and pulses of radio wave energy to make pictures of organs and structures inside the belly. Covers why it is done, how to prepare, and how it is done. Discusses results.
  83. Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) Discusses transient ischemic attack (TIA), sometimes called a mini-stroke. Covers causes, including blood clot as a result of atherosclerosis. Looks at treatment with medicines, surgery, and lifestyle changes. Discusses prevention steps.
  84. Echocardiogram
  85. Basic Metabolic Panel Briefly discusses basic metabolic panel, a blood test that measures your sugar (glucose) level, electrolyte and fluid balance, and kidney function. Provides links to more info on specific tests such as blood urea nitrogen, creatinine, and potassium tests.
  86. diphenhydramine and phenylephrine
  87. Heart Tests: When Do You Need Them?
  88. Child Safety: Pets
  89. Cataracts Discusses vision problems caused by cataracts, a painless, cloudy area in lens of eye. Covers symptoms like fuzzy vision, glare from lamps or sun, and frequent changes to eyeglass prescription. Discusses treatment with surgery. Also discusses vision aids.
  90. Hammer, Claw, and Mallet Toes Discusses causes and symptoms of hammer, claw, and mallet toes. Covers diagnosis (including specific tests and exams). Looks at treatment options, including surgery. Also offers home treatment tips.
  91. Testicular Ultrasound
  92. Pelvic Ultrasound Discusses test that uses sound waves to make a picture of organs and structures in the lower belly (pelvis). Covers transabdominal, transrectal, and transvaginal ultrasound. Discusses use to check for different cancers.
  93. Lung Biopsy
  94. Chemistry Screen
  95. Ambulatory Electrocardiogram
  96. Encephalitis
  97. Osteoporosis: Should I Have a Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DXA) Test? Guides through decision to have a dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) test for osteoporosis. Explains DXA test. Includes risk factors for osteoporosis you can and cannot change. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you decide.
  98. Adult Central Nervous System Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  99. Allergies: Avoiding Indoor Triggers Discusses ways to avoid indoor allergy triggers. Covers common indoor allergens such as dust mites and pet dander. Covers reasons to avoid them. Offers cleaning tips to reduce allergens in the home.
  100. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Should I Get a Screening Test? Guides through decision to have screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm. Includes pros such as finding aneurysms so that they can be treated. Also explains the possible harm that could come if the test leads to risky surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.

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