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maternal

Overview
Pregnancy represents a unique medical situation where there are two patients with differing needs and potential clinical problems. Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) represents the full understanding that there are two patients that interact within the confines of one pregnancy. Continue reading maternal

lactate

Lactate Metabolism
Lactate is a marker for the assessment of tissue perfusion and oxidative capacity during surgery or in emergency trauma situations. Lactate measurements can also be used to determine the anaerobic threshold during physical exercise. Continue reading lactate

neurodegenerative

Overview
There exists both clinical and scientific rationale for the use of metabolomic profiling of biomarkers for the diagnosis of early sporadic (non-familial) Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and other forms of dementia and neurodegenerative diseases (ND) including Parkinson’s Disease (PD) and Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). Continue reading neurodegenerative