Diseases
A disease is a particular abnormal, pathological condition that affects part or all of an organism. It is often construed as a medical condition associated with specific symptoms and signs. It may be...
Can we eat to starve cancer?
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-we-eat-to-starve-cancer-william-li William Li presents a new way to think about treating cancer and other diseases: anti-angiogenesis, preventing the g...
New Treatments For Arthritis Look Promising
The new treatments for Arthritis are very promising.
Rare Genetic Mutation Lets Some People Function with Less Sleep
Ever wished you could get by with less sleep? Some people can--and don't seem to be any worse off for it--thanks, possibly, to one unusual mutation
Therapists Coin the Term 'Trump Anxiety Disorder’
Therapists coin the term 'Trump Anxiety Disorder’ Symptoms include: Feeling that the world is ending, lack of sleep, and excessive time on social media
A genetically modified form of polio is giving hope to patients with the deadliest form of brain cancer
A genetically modified form of polio is giving hope to patients with the deadliest form of brain cancer. (via Seeker)
This is a Robot Assisted Partial Nephrectomy
This is a Robot Assisted Partial Nephrectomy. This procedure is used to remove a kidney tumour from within the kidney, leaving the whole kidney in place.
New Pill Can Reverse Obesity And Type 2 Diabetes
New Pill Can Reverse Obesity And Type 2 Diabetes.
A facial lump that moves around?
A facial lump that moves around? It might be a parasitic worm. (via Seeker)
New drug could help you burn fat without exercise or suppressing your appetite
New drug could help you burn fat without exercise or suppressing your appetite.
Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo, big study finds
The largest study ever done of breast cancer treatment finds that most women with the most common form of the disease can skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the cancer.
What If You Stopped Sleeping?- Day 3 is when the real fun begins...
What If You Stopped Sleeping? Day 3 is when the real fun begins...
This cure for cancer was discovered 84 years ago…
This cure for cancer was discovered 84 years ago…
28 Ways To Keep Migraines From Ruining Your Life
Everyone has a different ritual for getting through their migraines. For some people it's about prescription meds or over-the-counter pain relief, and for others it's holistic treatments like essentia...
Narcotic Painkillers Actually Prolong Pain, Study Finds
As paradoxical as this may sound, a new CU-Boulder study reveals that opioids like morphine have now been shown to cause an increase in chronic pain in lab rats, findings that could have far-reaching ...
The dark truth of the chemotherapy
The dark truth of the chemotherapy industry nobody knows about.
Cardiovascular diseases
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels. Common CVDs include: ischemic heart disease (IHD), stroke, hypertensive heart disease, rheumatic heart dise...
Musculoskeletal disorder
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are injuries or pain in the body's joints, ligaments, muscles, nerves, tendons, and structures that support limbs, neck and back. MSDs are degenerative diseases and in...
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Neurological disorder
A neurological disorder is any disorder of the body nervous system. Structural, biochemical or electrical abnormalities in the brain, spinal cord or other nerves can result in a range of symptoms. Exa...
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Aging-associated diseases
An aging-associated disease is a disease that is most often seen with increasing frequency with increasing senescence. Essentially, aging-associated diseases are complications arising from senescence....
Aging-associated diseases - Wikipedia
Autoimmune diseases
Autoimmune diseases arise from an abnormal immune response of the body against substances and tissues normally present in the body (autoimmunity). This may be restricted to certain organs (e.g. in aut...
Allergy
An allergy is a hypersensitivity disorder of the immune system. Symptoms include red eyes, itchiness, and runny nose, eczema, hives, or an asthma attack. Allergies can play a major role in conditions ...
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Cancer
Cancer /ˈkænsər/, also known as a malignant tumor or malignant neoplasm, is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body. Not al...
Foodborne illness
Foodborne illness (also foodborne disease and colloquially referred to as food poisoning) is any illness resulting from the consumption of contaminated food, pathogenic bacteria, viruses, or parasites...
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Infectious diseases
Infection is the invasion of a host organism's body tissues by disease-causing agents, their multiplication, and the reaction of host tissues to these organisms and the toxins they produce. Infectious...
Infectious diseases - Wikipedia
Symptoms
A symptom (from Greek σύμπτωμα, "accident, misfortune, that which befalls", from συμπίπτω, "I befall", from συν- "together, with" and πίπτω, "I fall") is a departure from normal function or feeling wh...
Medical diagnosis
Medical diagnosis (often abbreviated dx or Dx) is the process of determining which disease or condition explains a person's symptoms and signs. It is simply called diagnosis when the medical context i...
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Medical treatment
Therapy (often abbreviated tx or Tx) is the attempted remediation of a health problem, usually following a diagnosis. In the medical field, it is usually synonymous with treatment (also abbreviated tx...
First aid
First aid is the assistance given to any person suffering a sudden illness or injury, with care provided to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, and/or promote recovery. It includes i...
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Preventive healthcare
Preventive healthcare (alternately preventive medicine or prophylaxis) consists of measures taken for disease prevention, as opposed to disease treatment. Just as health encompasses a variety of physi...
Preventive healthcare - Wikipedia