Health: Page 189
June 23, 2010 ET
Pneumonia is a lung inflammation usually caused by infection when the air sacs in the lungs fill with liquid or pus which interferes with the lungs' ability to transfer oxygen to the blood.
June 16, 2010 ET
Knowing whether meningitis is caused by a virus or bacteria is important because the severity of the disease and the treatment differs depending on the cause.
June 9, 2010 ET
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a rare but unfortunately deadly brain disorder which usually appears after 60 years of age and progresses rapidly.
June 2, 2010 ET
There are conditions that start like a common cold and there are many conditions that have cold-like symptoms. So, when to see the doctor?
May 26, 2010 ET
If you want to lose weight or you are extremely overweight, the intra-gastric balloon may be the answer.
May 19, 2010 ET
So, you decided to move that heavy old table all by yourself and you suddenly experienced a pain in the abdomen? Maybe you got hernia and it's time to see the doctor immediately.
May 12, 2010 ET
Tetanus is a very dangerous disease which occurs when microbe Clostridium tetani enters the body through damaged skin where it produces a poison tetanus toxin.
May 5, 2010 ET
We all get chromosomes and genes from our parents and in most cases, due to complexity of genetic procedures in our body, an error may occur.
April 28, 2010 ET
Vocal cord paralysis, the inability to move the muscles that control the vocal cords, may be a sign of a serious disease and it can be life-threatening.
April 21, 2010 ET
Heavy headache, pain in muscles, high temperature. Are those symptoms of a common flu? Yes, they could be. But they are also early symptoms of Variola, Ebola, Anthrax and Q fever. Just to be aware of.
April 14, 2010 ET
We have vaccines for many viral diseases and we have survived big pandemics, but it's just a matter of time when a new, faster and deadlier virus will come to the daylight.
April 7, 2010 ET
The Mediterranean anaemia is an inherited blood disorder with a consequence of less haemoglobin and smaller number of red blood cells than normal.