Stahnke underwent a fecal occult blood test, a colonoscopy, a computerized tomography scan of her abdomen and a colonic transit study.
Nevertheless, Backster has become the darling of several occult , parapsychological and pseudoscientific notions.
When compared with endoscopy, faecal occult blood tests detect < 30% of cancers and < 12% of large adenomas.
From her he had inherited his mysticism and his occult powers.
Actually, I suspect it is really about religion, in the same way that Tropic of Night was about black magic or voodoo or the occult .
Is this what happens when amateurs try to dabble in the occult ?
The true faith became perverted into the false practices of the occult .
I have a doctorate in religious philosophy as well as the occult arts so I know a lot about different religions.
What investigations might prove useful as screening tests for occult cancers?
Goddess worship is a key component in most esoteric - or what came to be known as occult - traditions.