Description An in-depth report on the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of urinary tract infections. Alternative Names Cystitis; UTI; UTIs Highlights Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a common type of infection caused by...
08/02/2016 4:20:33 p. m.
Description An in-depth report on the types, causes, diagnosis, and treatment of epilepsy. Highlights What Is Epilepsy? Epilepsy is a brain disorder that is marked by recurrent seizures. Seizures are episodes of disturbed brain function caused by abnormalities of the...
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Introduction Otitis media is an ear infection of the middle ear, the area just behind the eardrum. It happens when the eustachian tubes, which connect the middle ear to the nose, get blocked with fluid. Mucus, pus, and bacteria can also pool behind the eardrum, causing...
08/02/2016 4:17:33 p. m.
Description An in-depth report on the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of type 1 diabetes. Alternative Names Type 1 diabetes; Insulin-dependent diabetes; Juvenile diabetes Highlights Type 1 Diabetes In type 1 diabetes, the pancreas does not produce insulin...
08/02/2016 4:20:26 p. m.
Description An in-depth report on the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of stress. Highlights Overview Nearly everyone experiences stress at some time. Stress produces changes in the body such as increased heart rate, blood pressure, and altered immune...
08/02/2016 4:20:33 p. m.
Introduction Allergic rhinitis is an allergic reaction that happens when your immune system overreacts to substances that you inhale, such as pollen. The two types of allergic rhinitis are: Seasonal allergic rhinitis (hay fever) Perennial allergic rhinitis, which occurs...
08/02/2016 4:17:16 p. m.
Introduction Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes ongoing inflammation and ulcers (open sores) in the innermost layers of the large intestine (colon) and rectum. The ulcers bleed and produce pus and mucus, and the inflammation causes the colon to...
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Description An in-depth report on the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of psoriasis. Highlights Overview: Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition that affects about 2% of all Americans. It is the most prevalent autoimmune condition. There are several...
08/02/2016 4:20:50 p. m.
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Description An in-depth report about the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of obstructive sleep apnea. Highlights Obstructive Sleep Apnea Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common sleep disorder. It occurs when tissues in the upper airways come too close...
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