Diseases & Conditions

Diseases & Conditions

Is This Normal?

You likely experienced Ramsay Hunt syndrome (RHS), a complication that comes from prior infection with the varicella-zoster virus (VZV), which…

Diseases & Conditions

The Mystery of Long COVID

As the Omicron variants of COVID-19 have almost completely replaced the more dangerous Delta variant that drove the harrowing days…

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Virus Discovery Leads to Multiple Sclerosis Breakthrough

In January, a scientific study garnered the kind of attention normally reserved for celebrity gossip. Researchers reported that multiple sclerosis…

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Throat Cancer Is on the Rise

In the past, cancer of the throat was mainly a disease of heavy tobacco use and drinking. Thanks to a…

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Cardiac Valve Disease

The “golden years” are meant to be a time of ease and relaxation, of enjoying retirement, and playing with grandchildren,…

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Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Hidradenitis suppurativa can be an unpredictable disease. One person may have an occasional small, painful bump in the armpit, while…

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Is This Normal?

You may have cold urticaria, an extreme reaction to cold. People with this condition have mast cells in the skin…

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Psoriasis Complications

People tend to think of psoriasis as a skin condition, and it’s easy to see why. The most visible symptom…

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New Crohn’s Guidance

You wouldn’t fight a forest fire with a garden hose, right? But for many years, that’s how doctors approached Crohn’s…

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Stay Sharp

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and dementia stand out as the most feared health conditions that can strike as we age. But…

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New Treatments for Migraine

There are several new treatments available now—and in the works—for debilitating migraines.

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Unraveling the Mystery of Lung Cancer in Nonsmokers

When you hear about lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer deaths, the first cause-connection that comes to mind is…

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Genetic Study Links Digestive Diseases to Depression

The brain-gut connection makes sense: The body is an interrelated organism where what we think and feel affects our physical…

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The Road Ahead for COVID: What We Can Expect Over the Next Weeks and Months

Despite what we had hoped, the pandemic rages on. Here’s what you need to know for the coming months… More…

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Concerned About Alzheimer’s? Meditation May Hold More Promise Than Medication

FDA approval of the new treatment for early-stage Alzheimer’s disease (AD) offers a glimmer of hope—but is aducanumab effective and safe? An ancient meditation may be far bette...