Marfan Syndrome is a genetic condition that affects the connective tissue in various parts of the body. Connective tissue holds all the body’s cells, organs and tissue together. It also plays an important role in the body’s growth and development.
While Kienbock’s disease is a rare disorder, it is still important to understand. Losing motion and strength in the wrist can lead to a complete lifestyle change while causing difficulties in everyday processes.
ost allergy sufferers develop mild to moderate symptoms including watery eyes, a runny nose or a rash. However, for some, exposure to an allergen can cause a life-threatening allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis.
Approximately 56,000 new cases of Thyroid Cancer will be diagnosed this year in the U.S. alone. Join the nationwide movement to increase awareness regarding Thyroid Cancer. This resource is intended to help educate your patients on what thyroid cancer is, symptoms and types.
Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer. While only 4% of skin cancers are melanoma, the disease accounts for about 75% of all skin cancer deaths and the American Cancer Society estimates that 73,870 new cases of melanoma will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year.
Interstitial Cystitis (IC), or painful bladder syndrome, is a chronic condition that causes bladder pressure and pain. IC affects women more often than men and symptoms can have a lasting impact on those who suffer from the condition.
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a progressive, potentially disabling disease of the central nervous system, where the immune system attacks the myelin sheath that covers nerve fibers. As a result of the damage, communication between the brain and the body is adversely affected. As the disease progresses, the nerves may deteriorate or become permanently damaged.