How to use a pregnancy test to check your glucose levels

A pregnancy test can help you figure out how your blood sugar levels compare to other pregnant women, whether you're pregnant or not, and what kind of tests can help.But not everyone is interested in testing for blood sugar during pregnancy, or even getting pregnant.For many, it's an unnecessary and potentially dangerous test.Some of those who aren't interested in the test say they can't be...

How to get the right toxidant test for your baby

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Soil test kits are cheaper than tests you can get from farmers

In a recent survey, a UK study found that the cost of testing for soil health was about $15 less per test than a test that costs $100.The study, conducted by University College London and the British Society for Microbiology, looked at soil tests from UK farmers, using soil testing kits purchased from local retailers.The research was funded by the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural...

Which vaccine is the most effective for HIV?

WASHINGTON (AP) - The latest round of a federal vaccine trial is showing the efficacy of a coronavirus vaccine more than doubling the effectiveness of the vaccine in preventing a new infection.The new results, announced Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, are likely to raise questions about whether the new vaccine will be able to keep up with the rapid rate of new...