Public Health Minister Joe FitzPatrick said: "Since the introduction of the new home test
, more people than ever before are being screened for bowel cancer.
You'll need to have a colonoscopy if a home test
shows any positive results.
Statistics for the first full year of the new home tests
use show 61.6% of men returned the test between November 2017 to October 2018 - compared to 52.3% using the old test in the same period the year before.
kits for colorectal cancer, or FIT kits (Fecal Immunochemical Tests), can detect blood in the stool, which is an indicator of several different medical conditions.
Eliminating the barriers to access for home test
kits will reduce the risk of exposure to environmental pollutants such as radon and SHS.
Launched this year, the 14 Drug Home Test
Kit comprises five kits: Marijuana, Marijuana and Cocaine, 4 Drug, 7 Drug and 14 Drug.
Porter's call-up, in place of Warwickshire's Chris Woakes - who England believe is still short of his best as he returns from injury and will therefore miss his home Test
- is also a surprise.
Plans for the home test
are currently being finalised and will be rolled out in the next few months.
Johannesburg [South Africa], Dec 9 ( ANI ): India have performed exceptionally well in the home Test
series against Sri Lanka, but former South African skipper Graeme Smith believes that a real challenge awaits the Test number one side when they face the Proteas in away from home.
Diabetes sufferers can be active in monitoring their health with information obtained from the First Check Cholesterol Home Test
, according to the company.
England have, however, chosen to sacrifice no one and travel north with both Rashid - yet to play a home Test
- and Moeen Ali vying for the spinner's spot, or conceivably to play alongside one another if conditions dictate.
The predictable returns of fit-again James Anderson, for his home Test
at Old Trafford, and Ben Stokes were confirmed yesterday in a 14-man squad also containing extra spinner Adil Rashid.