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Avoiding Infectious Diseases
There are all sorts of ways to get an infectious disease—from people and animals, to eating contaminated foods, to environmental exposure.
Whether for screenings, diagnosis, or treatment for yourself or someone you care about, Yale Cancer Center offers multidisciplinary care.
Male infertility is caused by abnormal sperm production, blockage of sperm delivery or low sperm production. Treatments are available that work.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is characterized by thoughts or actions that feel excessive or out of control and which interfere with normal life.
Pediatric Incontinence (Enuresis)
Bedwetting and daytime incontinence can run in families or be a result of certain medical or psychological conditions. Proper diagnosis and treatment is needed.
4 Things to Know About Sweating
Sweating the small stuff is a fact of life when you have hyperhydrosis. Find out how to manage sweating with tips from dermatologist Lauren Levy, MD.
Apheresis involves removing or replacing blood components (red or white blood cells, platelets or plasma) to treat certain illnesses.
Bladder cancer is highly treatable when it is diagnosed in the early stages. Treatment options include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
Yale Medicine hand surgeons have specialized expertise treating conditions that impair peoples’ ability to use their hands.
Internal Radiation Therapy
With internal radiation therapy, the doctor places a source of high-energy, radioactive rays (such as seed implants) inside the body close to cancer cells.
Pyloric stenosis is a rare condition that affects babies between ages 4 and 6 weeks and features forceful vomiting. It is easily fixed with minimally invasive surgery.
Though an acoustic neuroma (a tumor on a nerve connecting the brain and ear) is usually benign, it can affect hearing and balance.
Blood transfusions are safer today than ever before in the history of modern medicine.
Diagnosing Tongue Cancer
Tongue cancer is the name for cancer that starts on the floor of the mouth or in the cells of the tongue or in the throat, at the base of the tongue.
If your tonsils are enlarged or chronically infected, this can affect breathing and/or swallowing and may require removal (tonsillectomy).
3D Printing for Surgical Planning
A technology called 3-D printing allows a surgeon to study a patient-specific 3-D model prior to surgery to better understand the patient’s anatomy.
There are two types of hip fracture, both treated by orthopedic specialists: geriatric hip fracture and traumatic hip fracture.
Low Bone Density
Age and lifestyle can lower bone density and increase risk for conditions such as osteoporosis (dangerously low bone density).