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  • Infections


    Conjunctivitis, commonly referred to as "pink eye," is an inflammation of the conjunctiva, which is the thin, clear tissue that lines the inside of the eyelid and covers the white part of the eye (sclera). It can affect one or both eyes and can be caused by various factors,...

  • Autoimmune Diseases

    Antiphospholipid Syndrome: Testing Algorithm

    Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is an autoimmune disorder that primarily affects the blood-clotting process. In this syndrome, the immune system produces antibodies that target certain proteins and phospholipids (a type of fat molecule) in the blood. These antibodies can lead to...

  • Food Supplements

    Vitamin B5 or Pantothenic Acid: Biological Function, Testing, Nutrition

    Vitamin B5, also known as pantothenic acid, is an essential water-soluble vitamin that plays a crucial role in various biochemical processes in the body. It is a part of the B-complex group of vitamins and is required for the proper functioning of enzymes involved in energy...

  • Laboratory Announcements

    August 2023 Timetable

    During August, the working hours are as follows: Monday to Friday: 07.30 - 15.30 Saturday 5/8, 12/8, 19/8 & 26/8: Closed The laboratory will be closed from the 14th to the 18th of August. Have a nice and cool Summer!

  • Nutrition

    Caffeine and Headaches

    Caffeine is one of the most widely consumed psychoactive substances in the world. Found naturally in various foods and beverages, including coffee, tea, chocolate, and energy drinks, caffeine is known for its stimulating effects on the central nervous system. While it can provide...

  • Well-Being

    Beat the Heat: Essential Tips for Staying Safe and Cool on Scorching Summer Days

    As the summer season rolls in, so does the intense heat that accompanies it. Very hot days can pose serious health risks if proper precautions are not taken. It is crucial to prioritize protection during these scorching days to stay safe, maintain comfort, and prevent...

  • Women's Health

    Endometriosis: Root causes, Tests, Natural Therapies

    Endometriosis is a medical condition in which the tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus, called the endometrium, grows outside the uterus. This displaced tissue can be found on the ovaries, fallopian tubes, outer surface of the uterus, pelvic cavity, and other...