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Blood Transfusions for Children
Blood transfusions for children are safe. However, it may help to know about possible complications.
A colposcopy is a test to view a woman's cervix and vagina.
Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary artery disease is caused by a gradual buildup of plaque in the arteries. It's the leading cause of death for adults in the United States.
Diagnosing Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid nodules often go undetected because they can be small and harmless. But, since they are potentially cancerous, early diagnosis is essential.
Fluid Around the Lungs (Pleural Effusion)
Fluid around the lung (pleural effusion) is a potentially dangerous condition that can masquerade as something less worrisome.
Heart Disease in Women
Women face unique risks, warning signs and symptoms of heart disease. Here's what women—and men who care about them—need to know about this condition.
Mesothelioma: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Mesothelioma, a type of lung cancer, can occur 30 or even 40 years after exposure to asbestos. Roughly 3,000 cases are diagnosed in the U.S. each year.
Pediatric Cancer Immunotherapy
Immune therapy uses the body’s own immune system to attack cancer cells. Pediatric cancer immunotherapy has become an important treatment for many childhood cancers.
Telomeres, which cap the ends of human chromosomes, may hold the key to understanding how humans age and develop diseases.
Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Aesthetic plastic surgery (also called cosmetic surgery) refers to procedures that improve the appearance of the face and body.
Cystic Fibrosis in Children
Cystic fibrosis, a genetic disorder, affects the respiratory, digestive and reproductive systems. Newborns are screened for this condition.
Diagnosing Pediatric Sarcomas
Pediatric sarcomas are a rare type of childhood cancer that requires a team of specialized experts for treatment.
Ovarian cancer, of which there are three main types, is the fifth most common type of cancer among women in the United States.
Pediatric Reflux Disease
Pediatric gastroesophageal reflux is common; it becomes a problem when the esophagus is irritated and causes pain or a burning sensation.
Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome
Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome is a rare, in utero condition that occurs only in monochorionic twins (identical twins who share the same placenta).
Endometriosis is a common and painful condition affecting women during their reproductive years.
Diagnosing Kidney Disease
Yale Medicine has one of the country’s first renal (kidney) pathology labs and deep expertise in diagnosing the disease.
Urinary incontinence is a struggle for women of all ages from all walks of life. At Yale Medicine, we offer treatment options that fit your lifestyle.